3428.0 Health Promotion in Populations Outside the United States

Monday, November 5, 2007: 4:30 PM
This session will include several presentations highlighting various health promotion efforts in populations outside the U.S. Such issues as modifying or transferring existing techniques and health promotion tools from other countries will also be discussed. Findings on how successful programs can be institutionalized into a national health promotion strategy will also be discussed.
Session Objectives: At the end of the session, the participant will be able to: (1) Describe the processes involved in the evaluation of national nutrition promotion programs in Singapore; (2) Describe the key trends in the dietary practices and nutrient intakes of Singaporeans; (3) Describe the central health promotion initiatives in post-Soviet Kazakhstan; (4) Identify the focal private and public stakeholders in Central Asian health promotion policy and main impediments to implementing effective disease prevention strategies.
Mathew Adeyanju, PhD, CHES

4:30 PM
Evaluating national nutrition promotion programs in Singapore
Andy Tan, Mabel Deurenberg-Yap, Annie Ling, Ratnala Sukanya Naidu and Swee Ai Ng
4:45 PM
Health Promotion, Politics and Public Health Policy in post-Soviet Kazakhstan
Altyn M. Aringazina, MD, PhD and I.V. McKeehan Campbell, PhD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: International Health, HIV/AIDS, Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing