144/162 - Preventing Childhood Obesity in Latin America: Building the Evidence Base for Effective Policies and Programs

Organized by: National Institutes of Health / Fogarty International Center (USA)
Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment
Wednesday 18 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 1 - San Telmo

Chairs

Prof. Benjamin Caballero

Bloomberg School of Public Health. Johns Hopkins University. Maryland. USA.

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Prof. Juan Ángel Rivera Dommarco

General Director. National Institute of Public Health.Mexico.

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Nutrition Status during Childhood in Latin America

Speaker

Dr. Camila Corvalán-Aguilar

Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology (INTA). University of Chile. Santiago. Chile.


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Prevention of Childhood Obesity and Food Policies in Latin America: From Research to Practice

Speaker

Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Yale School of Public Health. USA.


A Research Agenda to Guide Progress on Childhood Obesity Prevention in Latin America

Speaker

Prof. Juan Ángel Rivera Dommarco

General Director. National Institute of Public Health.Mexico.


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Capacity for research on childhood obesity in Latin America

Speaker

Dr. Michael Pratt

Rollins School of Public Health. University of California. San Diego. USA.