Martin Caraher, Peter Roberts and Olivia Henley
Joe Harvey, Chair of CWT
Dr Lisa Wilson and CWT publications stand
Professor Tim Lang
Professor Carolyn Summerbell
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Public health nutrition
Challenges for the 21st century
This exciting event to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Trust took place .on Tuesday 25 November 2008 at the Kensington Town Hall.
The day covered aspects of public health nutrition and::
The conference themes focussed on nutrition from pregnancy, through early years to old age, with particular emphasis on vulnerable groups, and provides an opportunity to receive an updated summary of all CWT recommendations.
Provided a platform for a timely reminder of the importance of promoting a wide range of public health nutrition issues and improving nutritional provision amongst vulnerable groups
Summarised key public health issues that need to be tackled
Highlighted key areas for intervention at local and national level
Joe Harvey, Chair of the Caroline Walker Trust
Keynote speech: What was Caroline Walker's vision and where are we 20 years on?
Professor Philip James, Chair, The International Obesity Taskforce
Public health nutrition policy in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales: An overview
Dr Martin Caraher, Reader in Nutrition and Health Policy, City University
A nation fit for pregnancy?
Professor Annie Anderson, Professor of Food Choice, Centre for Public Health Nutrition Research, University of Dundee
Putting nutrition on the agenda for all children and young people
Dr Helen Crawley, The Caroline Walker Trust
Are public health policies to tackle childhood obesity fair, safe and sensible? Professor Carolyn Summerbell, Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Durham and Chair of the Association for the Study of Obesity
Older people: is nutrition falling through the gaps in care provision?
Dr Lisa Wilson, The Caroline Walker Trust
Eating well in a world of rising food prices/nutrition and food security
Professor Tim Lang, Professor of Food Policy, City University
See also the related publications:
- Public Health Nutrition – challenges for the 21st Century
- Nutrition policy across the UK
It was an inspirational conference that focused the mind on the enormous task we all have to do to improve the health of the Nation through Good Food. Therese Brook, County Catering Adviser, West Sussex County Council
Every presenter had something new to say. Enjoyable, stimulating and thought provoking assessment of future challenges in nutrition. Hazel Andrews, Central Team Leader, Community Nutrition Service, Manchester Community Health
I must thank you for a great day, I came back to Norfolk feeling uplifted by the experience. Caroline Seaman,
NHS Norfolk Food and Nutrition Lead,
The Joy of Food