Tackling Diet-related Disease in New Zealand - the need, the evidence, the priorities
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.
What? 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.
- Diet and the burden of disease - Prof Jim Mann
- Diet and the burden of disease: a Māori perspective - Dr Lisa Te Morenga
- The Evidence: Evaluating the effectiveness of dietary interventions - Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu
- The Priorities: BODE3 estimation of intervention impacts on health outcomes - Prof Tony Blakely
- Packaged foods in New Zealand: INFORMAS monitoring results - Dr Sally Mackay
- Healthier reformulation of processed foods: policies and opportunities - Dr Helen Eyles
- Estimated impact of interventions to reduce salt consumption in New Zealand - Prof Nick Wilson
- Consumer food purchases: the Starlight Randomised Trial - Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu
- Children's everyday exposure to food marketing: a wearable camera study - Prof Louise Signal
- Food reformulation: the HSR system - Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu
- Food prices in New Zealand: INFORMAS monitoring results - Dr Sally Mackay
- Setting the scene internationally on food price policies: mostly taxes and subsidies - Prof Nick Wilson
- A virtual supermarket experiment and consumer response to price changes - Prof Tony Blakely and Dr Nhung Nghiem
- Changing food prices: effects on food and nutrient purchases and QALYs - Prof Tony Blakely
DIET, BODE3 and INFORMAS were/are all funded by HRC