ASO North West regional group announce their next meeting

The ASO North West Regional Group are delighted to announce their next meeting, exploring the gaps in the Government's recent obesity plan.

Please see the programme below and register here.


The UK Government’s Obesity Plan: What did it miss?

The Brain Charity, Norton Street, Liverpool L3 8LR

30th November 2016



09.30 – Registration

09.55 – Welcome and Introduction

10.00 – Why we need to support breastfeeding to reduce childhood obesity - Dr Jo Harrold, Senior Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, University of Liverpool

10.30 – A clinical perspective on gaps in the obesity plan - Dr Sheena Bedi (ABL Health)

11.00 – Refreshments and networking

11.30 – What about the food environment? Results from a longitudinal analysis of changes in BMI and waist circumference in secondary school children - Dr Mark Green, Lecturer in Health Geography, University of Liverpool

12.00 – Why we need better restrictions on food marketing to children - Dr Emma Boyland, Lecturer in Appetite and Obesity, University of Liverpool

12.30 – Close

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