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Creating Equal Opportunities for a Healthy Weight - A Workshop
Date: June 6, 2013 - June 7, 2013 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The workshop will examine childhood obesity prevention through the lens of working to achieve health equity.
A Conversation about Parents and Childhood Obesity Prevention
Date: February 21, 2013 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The Institute of Medicine Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention will host a public session, "A Conversation about Parents and Childhood Obesity Prevention," on February 21st, 2013.
New Challenges and Opportunities in Food Marketing to Children and Youth: A Workshop
Date: November 5, 2012 (9:30 AM Eastern)
Food Marketing to Children and Youth - A Workshop
A Workshop on Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground
Date: October 20, 2011 (8:30 AM Eastern)
The IOM will hold a public workshop titled “Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground.” The workshop will be hosted by the IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention. The purposes of the workshop include: 1) Hearing from organizations and/or movements that may be allies for obesity prevention, and engendering dialogue with those organizations to identify common ground; 2) Discussing how to develop innovative alliances that will maximize resources, accelerate progress, and sustain efforts toward obesity prevention; and 3) Learning from other public health initiatives that have benefitted from forming such alliances in order to maximize resources and accelerate progress. The workshop is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention
Date: October 21, 2010 (8:30 AM Eastern)
IOM Workshop on Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention - October 21, 2010
Seminar on Biological Markers for Healthy Development: Recent Findings from Mental Health and Obesity Studies
Date: May 13, 2010 (9:00 AM Eastern)
On May 13, 2010, the Board on Children, Youth, and Families is convening a seminar on biological markers for healthy development.
Public Report Briefing - Bridging the Evidence Gap in Obesity Prevention
Date: April 23, 2010 (11:00 AM Eastern)
Meeting 8: Roundtable on Health Literacy-Workshop on Integrating Health Literacy in Prevention Programs
Date: September 15, 2009 (9:00 AM Eastern)
The Roundtable on Health Literacy participated in the workshop and explored the role of health literacy in primary and secondary prevention, the intersection of health literacy and public health prevention programs, and how insurance companies and industry contribute to overall health literacy.
Public Meeting 10: The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes, Strategies that Work
Date: July 16, 2009 - July 17, 2009 (1:13 PM Eastern)
Strategies that Work is the second meeting in the Roundtable's three-part workshop series, The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes.
Public Meeting 9: The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes, Understanding the Targets
Date: May 21, 2009 - May 22, 2009 (2:51 PM Eastern)