Shaping Eating Behaviors Around the Globe
Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
This session will highlight international health issues related to malnutrition, eating behaviors, and agricultural programming in Malawi, Mexico, China, and Europe. Results of a variety of food-based assessments and intervention strategies through multi-stakeholder engagement on food sustainability and economic empowerment will be presented.
Session Objectives: Discuss child malnutrition and its correlation with access of microfinance and sustainable agriculture programming. Identify specific ways in which socioeconomic status shapes eating patterns related to malnutrition, obesity, and food security in various countries. Evaluate the impact of education-based nutrition programs combined with government policy and multi-stakeholder engagement on health status of communities.
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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Black Caucus of Health Workers, Community Health Planning and Policy Development, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights