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Tackling childhood obesity: the economic and ethical imperatives

  Tackling childhood obesity: the economic and ethical imperatives

 

24 September 2018

10:30 am – 13:00 pm
 

Clayton Hotel Belfast, 22-26 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast, BT2 8HS

Aim

  • To present recent findings about the lifetime costs of childhood obesity in Northern Ireland and the marketing of food to children in a digital world                                                                                                                                                                          
  • Discuss the implications for tackling childhood obesity in Northern Ireland  

 

Programme 

10:30 am Registration and coffee/tea/water

 

10:45 am  Introduction                            Prof Kevin Balanda (IPH)

10:50 am  The marketing of food to children      Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden (Open University)

11:20 am Lifetime costs of childhood obesity in Northern Ireland    Prof Kevin Balanda (IPH)

 

11:50 am Northern Ireland’s approach to tackling childhood obesity   Mr Gary Maxwell (DoH Northern Ireland)

 

12:20 am Discussion: What are the lessons?

 

12:50 Close 

                                         

 

Telephone: +353 1 478 6300

 

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