This course explores the issue of health inequalities. It provides an opportunity to examine contemporary interpretations of health inequalities and related concepts like justice, fairness and equity. With discussion about how different approaches to measuring, defining and monitoring health inequalities are influenced by social and political factors, the course will investigate how this, in turn, shapes strategies for addressing such inequalities.
The conference consists of a variety of workshops and presentations in the areas of Nutrition and Health. The conference targets: Assessing, Analyzing & Monitoring Nutritional Researches and to provide a forum for laying the foundations of a new principled approach to Nutritional Sciences. Nutrition’13 pursuits fostering cross-pollination between different research fields and also to expose and discuss innovative theories, frameworks, methodologies, tools, and applications in the same.
The Minister for Public Health, Michael Matheson MSP, will open the event which will include talks from academic and government speakers. The aim is to engage with stakeholders around the FSA in Scotland nutrition research and surveillance programme and the public health nutrition issues that matter.
The event will launch the FSA in Scotland’s new eatwell everyday website, a resource designed to help consumers better understand what a healthy balanced diet looks like.
The New Dynamics of Ageing Programme (NDA) is an eight-year multidisciplinary research aiming to improve older people's quality of life. In this afternoon workshop four NDA projects are disseminating their latest research findings addressing nutrition issues at home, in hospital and care home.
They will be showing a hospital food management system to prevent malnutrition in patients and touchscreen system to collect information on dietary intake. There will be also presentations, debate, Q&A session, poster/image exhibition.
Philadelphia will play host to this year’s Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo where you can discover new trends, exciting research and new products all under one roof. Don’t miss out on career-enhancing educational sessions focusing on hot topics in social media, technology, leadership and much more. Be inspired by keynote messages of courage, strength, leadership and above all, perseverance. And earn a minimum of 20.5 CPE hours as you learn, make connections and discover innovation.
According to the European Commission, some 22 million children in the EU are considered overweight or obese, with the numbers growing by 400,000 per year. The EU has a pivotal role to play in dealing with these challenges through its food safety, public health, education and research policies.
The IUNS have considered a 5-day congress which will include seven plenary lectures, debate sessions, parallel Symposia dedicated to major Food and Nutrition topics, with an estimated number of 64 Symposia, two Focus Symposium on Nutritional problem of Iberoamerica and Mediterranean regions and two sessions of poster discussions. In addition, two days Pre-Congress Satellite Symposia will be organised.