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