Walking Across the Mountain to Fight Against Obesity

Caminhada na serra para lutar contra a obesidade

To celebrate the National Day Against Obesity, on May 21, Hospital de Santiago will organize, on May 14, a walk across Arrábida Mountain, an initiative opened to everyone.

The participants shall gather on the parking lot (3rd floor) of Hospital de Santiago, at 9.30 a.m., time of start of the walking which will last for about two hours and will be accompanied by orientation guides. The participants will receive an allusive t-shirt and a snack.

The National Day Against Obesity intends to alert the population for what the Health World Organization already considers an epidemic at global level. According to international data, in 2014, more than 1.9 billion adults in all of the world were overweight, 600 million of which being obese.

Those interested in participating in this walk can enrol themselves by:

  • E-mail to ampeixoto@hospitaldesantiago,pt (at the attention of Ângela Peixoto);
  • Information Desk (at hospital reception).