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Our Vision

To see Nigerians living happier, healthier and longer lives using lifestyle medicine principles in their everyday lives.

Our Mission

To establish Lifestyle Medicine as core to every healthcare practice and health policy in every state of the nation with a lot of emphasis on Lifestyle Medicine education in schools and universities.

About Us

The Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria (SOLONg) is a body of physicians and healthcare professionals that are trained and board certified to practice lifestyle medicine. Lifestyle medicine is a field of clinical medicine that uses evidence-based lifestyle intervention measures in the prevention, treatment, and reversal of diseases.

Consequently, Lifestyle Medicine Physicians/Professionals uses the knowledge and skills of evidence-based lifestyle intervention and behavioural changes in the prevention and clinical management of diverse disease conditions, either communicable or non-communicable.ย 

SOLONg is affiliated to other sister organizations like the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine (BSLM) and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine (ACLM). These and other sister organizations are regulated by the Global Alliance of Lifestyle Medicine (GALM), while the Lifestyle Medicine board training and certification are supervised and conducted by the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine (IBLM). SOLONg is also recognised by the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA).

The Society of Lifestyle Medicine of Nigeria, formerly called Lifestyle Medicine Practitioners Association of Nigeria, was founded in 2017, holding its first International Lifestyle Medicine Conference on the 5-6th August, 2017.

SOLONg members are drawn from a multidisciplinary health and medical background. Our community consists of family physicians, public health physicians, Nurses, psychiatrists and other medical specialists, medical officers, residents in training, allied health professionals, researchers, educators, medical students and health coaches. We celebrate our multidisciplinary teams and encourage wholistic approach to management of chronic lifestyle related illnesses.

SOLONg provides education, training, support and motivation to members in their quest to know more in the new and evolving field of Lifestyle Medicine.

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