Friday, February 10, 2012

CDC to Host Weight of the Nation Conference in DC - May 7-9

On May 7-9, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, will host Weight of the Nation™, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C.

According to the conference site, the conference objectives are to:
  • Present policy, system and environmental approaches (PSE) that show promise or demonstrated success for improving population level health per nutrition, physical activity and obesity health indicators.
  • Inform and engage policy makers on key obesity prevention priorities.
  • Learn to more effectively coordinate with media especially on defining and portraying “health” as a normative component of one’s lifestyle.
  • Increase the use of evaluation to develop and invest in impactful PSE approaches.
For more information, check out the conference registration and information site.

No comments:

Post a Comment