144/130 - Benchmarking government policies to improve food environments globally

Organized by: The International Network for Food and Obesity (INFORMAS) (New Zealand)
Track 8: Agriculture, Food Science and Safety
Monday 16 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 7 - Retiro C

Chair

Prof. Boyd Swinburn

School of Population Health. The University of Auckland. New Zealand.

Assigned Co-Chair

Dr. Gabriela Levitus


Introducing the Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI)

Speaker

Prof. Boyd Swinburn

School of Population Health. The University of Auckland. New Zealand.


The Food-EPI in Australia: Comparing progress on improving the healthiness of food environments across states

Speaker

Dr. Gary Sacks

Deakin University. Australia.


FoodEPI implementation in South Africa: Findings and experiences

Speaker

Prof. Mark Spires

University of the Western Cape. South Africa.


Mapping the extent of implementation of food environment policies from the perspective of a low-middle-income country - Malaysia

Speaker

William Ng See Hoe

School of Healthcare Sciences. Faculty of Health Sciences. National University of Malaysia (UKM). Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia. PhD Student at University of Wollongong. Australia.


The Food-EPI in four Latin American countries: resuls and process evaluation

Speaker

Dr. Simon Barquera

National Institute of Public Health Mexico. Mexico.


See biography

Opportunities and challenges of benchmarking government food policies globally

Speaker

Dr. Stefanie Vandevijvere

School of Population Health. The University of Auckland. New Zealand.


Discussion