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Medical School International Symposium: Health, Wealth & Nutrition

Date: Tuesday 4 July 2006

Time: 8:00-17:30

Venue: Medical Teaching Centre, Gibbett Hill Campus

The symposium is running as part of the AC21 International Forum and the programme will focus on the causes and effects of both undernutrition and overnutrition.

Topics to include:

  • The globalisation of food economy
  • WHO food and nutrition policy
  • Tackling hunger by improving crops
  • Early life nutrition and later health
  • Adverse immunological consequences of wealth
  • Effects of poverty and parenting in early life upon adult health
  • The epidemic of obesity and diabetes
  • Sleep disturbance and health
  • Malnutrition in the developing world
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