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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.

DIET, BODE3 and INFORMAS were/are all funded by HRC

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

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.

View the draft programme. (PDF format, 381KB). The programme will be updated as it is confirmed.

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Date Tuesday, 4 September 2018
Time 9:00am - 4:30pm
Audience Public
Event Category Health Sciences
Event Type Symposium
CampusWellington
DepartmentPublic Health (UOW)
LocationNordmeyer Lecture Theatre, University of Otago Wellington, 23A Mein St, Newtown, Wellington
CostThere is no cost for attendance, however registration is compulsory.
Websitehttps://www.otago.ac.nz/wellington/departments/publichealth/research/otago689014.html

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