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Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity

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What does Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity do?

The Singapore Association for the Study of Obesity is dedicated to promoting research, education, and understanding about obesity in Singapore. They aim to encourage healthcare professionals and the public to better understand obesity's causes, prevention methods, treatment options, and manifestations. By affiliating with international bodies and organizing scientific meetings, they foster a global exchange of information on obesity research. The Association also publishes educational materials about obesity and accepts donations in various forms to further their mission.




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  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 2007
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Promoting awareness about obesity, its causes, manifestations, prevention and treatment among healthcare professionals and the general public.
  • Encouraging research into all facets of obesity to improve understanding and find effective solutions for obesity-related issues in Singapore.
  • Providing educational materials about obesity to help individuals make informed decisions about their health and wellbeing.
  • Collaborating with international bodies to share information, resources, and best practices related to the study of obesity.
  • Offering a platform for scientific meetings and conferences where experts can exchange ideas and knowledge on obesity research.