Agencies for Nutrition Action Asian Forum Event as iCalendar

24 November 2015

9am - 4pm

Venue: Sorrento in the Park, 670 Manukau Road, Auckland,

Website: http://www.ana.org.nz/our-work/asian-health

ANA's 6th Asian Forum is to be held on Tuesday 24 November 2015 at Sorrento in the Park in Auckland. Click here to register.

Here is some of what is planned for the day:

  • Learning from the PODOSA trial (Prevention of Diabetes in South Asians) with Dr Geeta Gala with support from the UK PODOSA team
  • Vitamin D – issues for NZ Asian populations. Presented by Dr Pamela von Hurst
  • Explore and understand Asian cultural beliefs, values & social behaviours that impact on nutrition, and physical activity.
  • Arogya Mantra – hear from these young health professionals taking action to prevent diabetes and heart disease
  • Practical actions for encouraging greater Asian participation in sport and recreation
  • Learn about the HOPE programme (Healthy Eating = Positive Eating) from Diabetes New Zealand. HOPE empowers communities by training key community people to deliver the HOPE programme, working together as a group in moving toward a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Health Star Rating and how it can help CALD populations make better food choices
  • Sharing and networking opportunities

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