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30.06% Batswana are obese

INSET: Dr Dokoloti

The Botswana Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) risk factors survey of 2014, indicates that 20% of Batswana do not engage in physical activity, 30.6% are overweight or obese, and 95% of Batswana consume unhealthy diet.”

Speaking at the recent launch of, ‘Walk for Life Campaign 2022’ at Fairgrounds in Gaborone, Minister of Health, Edwin Dikoloti said that many other studies show that a significant number of Batswana do not engage in adequate physical activity.

Dikoloti said that on average, one person dies prematurely every two seconds, from NCDS around the world.

He said that according ...

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