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*INVITATION* 2015 Global Children’s Nutrition and Oral Health Symposium: New Directions for Effective Transdisciplinary Interventions

by / Tuesday, 28 April 2015 / Published in Events

The Center for Global Public Health and Health Roots Global Health Foundation, in partnership with UCSF Global Oral Health and Thrive Networks, invite you to join us for the 2015 Global Children’s Nutrition and Oral Health Symposium: New Directions for Effective Transdisciplinary Interventions on May 5, 2015 from 9:00-3:00pm, at the David Brower Center, UC Berkeley. We will be bringing together practitioners, advocates and researchers from around the world to Berkeley to discuss innovations and interventions to improve child health in the developing world with a focus on nutrition, child oral health, and transdisciplinary action. A truly global event–we will be joined by guests from India, Mexico, Brazil, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the UK, just to name a few. This is a free event! Registration here: https://2015-childhealth-cgph.eventbrite.com. Our day will include:

 

 

8:45-9:15am Light Breakfast and Registration

9:15-9:30am Welcome

Dr. Stefano Bertozzi, Dean, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Professor Eva Harris, Faculty Director, Center for Global Public Health

9:30-10:30am Keynote + Panel Discussion: 
The Global Nutrition Transition, and the Association between Children’s Malnutrition, Poor Oral Health, and Obesity

Dr. Wael Sabbah, Sr Lecturer of Dental Public Health, Kings College London

Panel Discussion will include: Dr. Ben Chaffee, Director, UCSF Global Oral Health

Professor Macia Vitolo, Federal University of Health Sciences of Porto Alegre (Brazil)

Moderated by: Dr. Karen Sokal-Gutierrez, Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

10:30-10:45am Break

10:45-12:00pm Voices from the Field: Innovative Approaches to Improving Child Nutrition and Oral Health

“The Story So Far: One Year Follow-Up for India Smiles” Ms. Piya Mukherjee, COO, Foundation for Mother and Child Health; Ms. Madhurima Ganguly, University of Washington School of Public Health 

“School-based oral health program in Vietnam”—Ms. Van Ly, Oral Healthcare Program Manager/Regional Communications Manager, Thrive Networks

“Cambodia Smile: integrating oral health and general health”Dr. Bethy Turton, One-to-One Charitable Trust; Lecturer, University of Puthisastra, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Moderated by: Professor Ndola Prata, Director, Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability; Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

**12:00-1:00 Lunch **

1:00-2:00pm Policy Debate + Discussion: Global Marketing, Regulation and Taxing of of Junk Food and Sugary Beverages and its implications on global public health

Ms. Pamela Mejia, Sr. Media Researcher, Berkeley Media Studies Group

Dr. Rebecca Berner, Director, “Consumer Power”, Mexico

Dr. Vicki Alexander, Berkeley Measure D, Co-chair, Berkeley vs. Big Soda campaign

Dr. Jeff Ritterman, Board, SF chapter of Physicians for Social Responsibility

2:00-2:30 Summary and reflections & Closing

Dr. Habib Benzian, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology & Health Promotion, NYU; Director, The Health Bureau Ltd. Consultants for Global Health

Dr. Hildy Fong, Executive Director, UC Berkeley Center for Global Public Health & Ms. Camille Rocca Grigsby, Health Roots Foundation for Global Health

Conference Parking & Directions 

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