TUESDAY 20TH NOVEMBER, GALLERY ROOM 5

There is no one size fits all approach to reducing and preventing child obesity. Working locally with community and partners is recognised as critical to tackling child obesity. Two years on from the policy, this session explores the community-based approaches supporting children making healthier food choices.

 Chair: Amanda Allard, Assistant Director – Health, National Children’s Bureau

16.00 - 16.20

Analysing development determinants of food choice in children: what factors influence prevalence of obesity in children?

Amanda Allard, Assistant Director – Health, National Children’s Bureau

16.20 - 16.40

Effective case study of schools based approach

Nicole McGregor, Senior Health Improvement Manager, Ealing Council

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16.40 - 17.00

Case study of community/ parental engagement approach

Dr Katie Cuming, Consultant, public health lead on the first UK sugar smart city, Public Health Brighton and Hove

 

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