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


Prof. Benjamin Caballero

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

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Prof. Juan Ángel Rivera Dommarco

Director. Research Center in Nutrition and Health. National Institute of Public Health. Mexico.

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Nutrition Status during Childhood in Latin America


Dr. Camila Corvalan-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


Dr. Rafael Perez-Escamilla

Yale School of Public Health. USA.

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


Prof. Barry M. Popkin

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. USA.

Capacity for research on childhood obesity in Latin America


Dr. Michael Pratt

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