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Kids Lecture Series

Dr. Sioksoan Chan-Cua organized the School Health Lecture Series. The lecture series kicked off in July 2009 with two lecture series in St. Andrew’s School, Parañaque, and in St. Scholastica’s College. A third one was conducted in St. Matthew College, San Mateo, Rizal, on September during the Obesity Awareness & Prevention Week.

Initial topics for the lecture series included the “Importance of Healthy Weight and Prevention of Obesity-related Complications”, “Knowing Your WHW and Be Healthy” (WHW – weight, height and waist), and Nutrition lecture – games on “Proper Food Choice”. The speakers were PASOO officers and directors, including Dr. Elizabeth P. Pacheco, Dr. Rosa Allyn G. Sy, Dr. Gabriel V. Jasul, Jr., Dr. Sioksoan Chan-Cua, Mrs. Sanirose S. Orbeta and Mrs. Celeste C. Tanchoco.

In July 2018, PASOO together with the Department of Pediatrics of the Manila Doctors Hospital held another lecture series at Rafael Palma Elementary School. The speakers included Dr. Sioksoan Cua, Dr Roberto Mirasol and Ms. Pauline Vizcarra, a nutritionist.

Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity