Faculty of Medicine

Obesity conference in Balestrand

The second Balestrand Conference on Obesity is taking place 18-20 June 2014. The topic of this year's conference is "The complexity of obesity: Scandinavian perspectives".

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Obesity conference in Balestrand

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The aim of the conference is to show how using complex systems approaches can bring together thinking from multiple disciplines and change the way researchers conceptualise and tackle obesity.

The University of Bergen, Sogn og Fjordane University College and Helse Førde (Førde Health Trust) are the organizers of this conference, where you can meet leading researcher, engage in discussions with speakers and colleagues and listen to lectures. There will also be a poster session, with a 500 Euro award as well as a diploma for the best poster.

Attendance will be accredited 11 hours post graduate medical education for all specialties, 15 hours for clinical nurse specialist, and 16 hours for physiotherapy specialist in Norway.

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