According to the World Health Organization (who), "Childhood obesity" is one of the most serious public health challenges of the 21st century.
Overweight and obese children are likely to stay obese into adulthood and more likely to develop noncommunicable diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular diseases at a younger age. Overweight and obesity, as well as their related diseases, are largely preventable. Prevention of childhood obesity therefore needs high priority.
Healthy living habbit start from home. Children and parents need to work out a weight control plan together.
Canossa Hospital - "Weight Management Program" for age 5-18 boys and girls is now avaliable to suit your needs.
The tailor-made program include doctor consultation, dietitian follow-up and physical training education by physiotherapist.
For booking and enquiry, please call 2825 5395
World Health Organization
Department of Health, The Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region