Ms. Vanessa Petroni is a final year pharmacy student and a nutritionist at the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate. She is currently concluding her dissertation entitled ‘Pharmaceutical Services in Lifestyle Modifications: Overweight and Obesity’. As part of the dissertation she is organising a seminar in collaboration with the Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Directorate, entitled ‘Weight Management within Community Pharmacy’. The seminar shall be held on Wednesday, the 8th of August at 8:00pm.
The seminar which will hlast approximately 45 minutes will focus on aspects on how to handle overweight and obese patients who present at local pharmacies and who express their desire to lose weight. Light refreshments will follow.