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Tackling Diet-related Disease in New Zealand - the need, the evidence, the priorities (symposium, Wellington) on 4 September 2018

Event

posted by WM Admin on 2018-07-10 15:57:43.764

A day of presentations and discussion on population diets in New Zealand and priorities for action

When? Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 9.00am – 4.30pm

Where? Nordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Wellington, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington

Programme: The symposium will showcase research from New Zealand population nutrition researchers. Topics include:

  • How healthy are New Zealand foods?
  • Is food labelling the answer?
  • Junk food marketing and children
  • Price as a lever for change

Priorities for action will be explored through a panel discussion.

This is a collaboration between the DIET Programme (NIHI, University of Auckland), INFORMAS (University of Auckland), and the BODE3 Programme (University of Otago, Wellington). Co-sponsored by the Healthier Lives National Science Challenge.

To find out more, go to:  https://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/departments/publichealth/research/otago689014.html