At the sixth event in our Public Health series we will be exploring leading initiatives and best practice case studies that will help delegates develop their plans to improve the health of local communities. The agenda will explore how best to tackle the real issues that blight local areas and encourage people to live longer, healthier and more fulfilling lives.
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.
Envisaging a public health system fit for the 21st Century, the Government has undertaken wide-ranging reforms through the Health and Social Care Act (March 2012). Local leadership will be at the heart of the new public health system, with local authorities taking on significant new public health functions for health improvement and health protection, backed by a ring-fenced budget.
With local authorities assuming responsibility for public health budgets from 1 April 2013, this symposium offers a timely opportunity to:
In 2012, statistics by the School Measurement Programme showed that not only was childhood obesity on the rise but whereas 1 in 5 children entering primary school are obese, upon leaving primary school this figure rises to 1 in 3.
"The nutraceutical market in India is estimated to grow to US$2,731 million in 2016 at a CAGR of 13%" Biospectrum Asia Edition, 16 March 2012.
Witnessing the rapid transformation of India and its neighbouring countries into Health and Wellness Conscious Consumer base; has resulted in increased demand of Nutraceuticals, Nutritionals & Naturals Finished Products Category across Asian Subcontinent.