144/1057 - Why should governments focus on the linkages between nutrition education and food policies?

Organized by: FAO & Columbia University (USA)
Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment
Thursday 19 October 14.30 - 16.30 h. Room 12 - Atalaya

Chair

Dr. Isobel Contento

Department of Health and Behavior Studies. Teachers College Columbia University. New York City. USA

Assigned Co-Chair

MCs Paula Guastavino

See biography


Integrating Food and Nutrition Education, food environmental change and policy to improve diets.

Speaker

Dr. Isobel Contento

Department of Health and Behavior Studies. Teachers College Columbia University. New York City. USA


WHAT WORKS? Global strategies for good diet in the UN Decade of action for nutrition

Speaker

Ms. Jane Sherman

Independent Consultant. Italy.


Linkages between food provision, the food environment, and Food and Nutrition Education in schools: the rationale for FAO's School Food and Nutrition approach.

Speaker

Ms. Melissa Vargas Araya

Nutrition Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Italy.


Health and nutrition surveys in Latin America and the Caribbean: inquiries on Food and Nutrition Education and the food environment.

Speaker

Ms. Alejandra Jiménez Aguilar

Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys (CIEE). National Institute of Public Health. Mexico.


Implementing food-based dietary guidelines to guide policies, programmes and consumer Food and Nutrition Education.

Speaker

Dr. Ramani Wijesinha Bettoni

Nutrition Division. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Italy.


Mexicans’ awareness of the sugar-sweetened beverage tax (SSBs) and their belifes, attitudes, and practices towards SSBs in this context.

Speaker

Ms. Cristina Álvarez

Department of Health and Behavior Studies. Teachers College Columbia University. New York City. USA.