Online Program

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.
M. Margaret Barth, PhD, MPH and Jane Clary Loveless, PhD, RN, MS, MCHES

Malnutrition in Malawian Children: Prevalence and Correlates with Lack of Access to Microfinance, and Sustainable Agricultural Programming — Results from SAGE4Health Project   
Alice Yan, M.D., PhD, Loren W. Galvao, MD, MPH, Patricia E. Stevens, RN, PhD, FAAN, Emmanuel Ngui, DrPH, MSc, Katarina Grande, MPH, Thokozani Mwenyekonde, Gerald Kosamu, Chrispine Manda, Thula Saka, Diploma Rural Development, Lindsay Emer, PhD(c) and Lance S. Weinhardt, PhD

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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

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