May 2016
All-Island Obesity Newsletter
Obesity in the News

Give all families tap water to fight childhood obesity, restaurants told - The Guardian

Obesity is the new smoking-soon governments will be forced to tackle it in the same way - Irish Examiner

Childhood obesity, malnutrition connected to mom's perception of child's weight - Science Daily

Dolmio 'eat occasionally' labels thought to pre-empt childhood obesity plan - The Guardian

What yogurt tells us about the obesity fight - BBC News

Your 'takeaway message' on obesity - Irish Medical Times


Register now for Health and Technology Obesity Forum Workshop

Registration is now open for the next All-island Obesity Action Forum Workshop which will be held in the MAC theatre, Belfast on Tuesday 14th June. The event will focus on current interventions that been developed using technology to aid behaviour change and reduce obesity. The event will host a range of national and international speakers who will present on innovative technologies designed to track, engage, monitor and change behaviour. Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu who leads the Nutrition Research Programme at the University of Auckland will join by video link.

Health Research Board Conference 2016
The Health Research Board will host a conference in Dublin Castle on the 30th November bringing together decision makers, policy setters, health professionals and researchers. The Health Research Board has transformed the health research landscape in Ireland over the last 30 years and this conference focusses on putting what has been learned into practice for the benefit of people's health and the delivery of health care. Registration is now open.

If you would like to submit any information for inclusion in this e-bulletin please email us at Minutes of Forum meetings, events and further details about the Forum can be accessed on the All-island Obesity Action Forum webpage.
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