Boyd Swinburn

Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health, University of Auckland

Boyd Swinburn is Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health at the University of Auckland and Honorary Professor at Deakin University's Global Obesity Centre (GLOBE), a WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention which he established in 2003. He is Co-chair of the Lancet Commission on Obesity and Co-chair of the Policy and Prevention section of the World Obesity Federation.

Boyd is speaking at

9:10 am - 9:40 am
Kitchen Stage

Speakers

  • Sandro Demaio (Moderator) CEO, EAT
  • Marika Nomura (Panelist) Senior Advisor, Japan¬†International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
  • Boyd Swinburn (Panelist) Professor of Population Nutrition and Global Health, University of Auckland
  • Mameni L. Morlai (Panelist) SUN Government Focal Point, Ministry of Health

Description

Malnutrition in all its forms, including undernutrition, overweight and obesity, and other dietary risks, is responsible for more global illness than any other cause. Current food production practices are pushing environmental systems beyond safe boundaries and contributing to climate change, with additional detrimental effects for human health, as well as for planetary health. Addressing the systemic drivers of these challenges is crucial to achieve progress. This panel will explore how we can work more collaborative in identifying and implementing “win-win” solutions, and the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders within such efforts.

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