Food Active Conference ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’

Food Active Conference ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’

Many thanks to those of you who attended our annual Food Active Conference. The theme this year was ‘Healthy Weight in all Policies’ and I think you could all agree, we could have continued the discussion well into the afternoon.

We are in the process of compiling an event report which will be shared in due course. In the meantime please find the presentations from the event below:

Arif Rajpura – Welcome on behalf of Food Active

Simon Capewell – Why Food Policy is Critical in a Post-Brexit Era

Jamie Blackshaw – Delivering on tackling obesity; making it everyone’s business – the role of national and local government, NHS, industry and the public

Alison Cox – Influencing Policy at National Level

Cathy Weatherup – The Well-being of Future Generations Act

Sarah Price – Healthy Weight: What can be done on a regional level

Robin Ireland – Local Whole Systems Approach to Healthy Weight

Ken Perry – Housing to Health




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