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Joint activity of four European projects STOP, CO-CREATE, JA Best-ReMaP and PEN addressing the global childhood obesity epidemic

We’d like to invite to the next webinar of the joint activity “World Café: let’s talk about childhood obesity”, titled “Youth: A Driving Force for Change?” to take place on Tuesday 14th September, 13:00-14:00 CEST, to showcase how the CO-CREATE project is involving youth as genuine project partners to identify the drivers of obesity and obesity-related policies that hold promise in building a healthier future. The CO-CREATE dialogue forum tool will be used to convene youth and stakeholders to discuss meaningful youth engagement and inclusion.

Friday, 03 September 2021 14:25

New PEN publication

Policies to promote physical activity in Germany. An analysis based on a policy audit tool from the World Health Organization (German title: Politik zur Bewegungsförderung in Deutschland. Eine Analyse anhand eines Policy-Audit-Tools der Weltgesundheitsorganisation)

Thursday, 19 August 2021 14:47

PEN workshop - Registration is now open!

Workshop "Quantifying the impact of food and lifestyle policies: Challenges, perspectives and synergies in the identification of causal effects and model-based simulations"

This virtual workshop is organized within the activities of the PEN WP3 “Estimation and simulation of policy impact” and is open to all interested.

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 17:40

Save-the-date: PEN workshop

Workshop "Quantifying the impact of food and lifestyle policies: Challenges, perspectives and synergies in the identification of causal effects and model-based simulations"

This virtual workshop is organized within the activities of the PEN WP3 “Estimation and simulation of policy impact” and is open to all interested.

Tuesday, 17 August 2021 15:27

PEN new publication

A PEN article on stakeholder views on taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages and its adoption in the Netherlands is online!

An increasing number of governments worldwide have introduced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB) for public health. However, the adoption of such a policy is still debated in many other countries, such as in the Netherlands. For this paper, the author team investigated Dutch stakeholder views on taxation of SSB and perceived barriers and facilitators to its adoption in the Netherlands.

 

Joint activity of four European projects STOP, CO-CREATE, JA Best-ReMaP and PEN addressing the global childhood obesity epidemic

We’d like to invite to the second webinar of the World Café: let’s talk about childhood obesity, titled “Childhood obesity – what are the root causes of the growing pandemic?” to take place on Tuesday 29 June at 13:00-14:00 CEST. This webinar will showcase preliminary findings from the STOP project's research on prenatal and early life influences on childhood obesity, the epigenetic, metabolic determinants of obesity and more.

Joint activity of four European projects STOP, CO-CREATE, JA Best-ReMaP and PEN addressing the global childhood obesity epidemic

We’d like to invite to the first webinar of the joint activity “World Café: let’s talk about childhood obesity”, titled “Improving food and physical activity environments to build a stronger European Health Union” to take place on Tuesday 15 June at 15:00-16:00 CEST, where PEN and JA Best-ReMap will present some of the results.

 

Monday, 31 May 2021 15:35

Meet the PEN Early Careers Network!

The page of the PEN Early Careers Network (PEN-ECN) is now online!

The PEN-ECN is a network of self-defined “early career” researchers and practitioners. The aim of the network is foster the interaction, capacity and growth of early career researchers, practitioners and related professionals in PEN with regards their level of impact on dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours at population level.

Wednesday, 19 May 2021 12:23

PEN ECN webinar in June

The PEN Early Careers Network (ECN) invites to its next webinar on Wednesday 9th June at 3:00-4:00 PM CEST!

Thinking health-related behaviours in a climate change context

Dr Guillaume Chevance, Barcelona Institute for Global Health

 

Climate change, physical activity and sport

Prof Paquito Bernard, Université du Québec à Montréal & University Institute of Mental Health at Montreal

The Healthy Food Environment Policy Index (Food-EPI): Germany

The Food-EPI is a methodological framework for the systematic collection, analysis and international comparison of policy frameworks that influence nutrition at the population level.

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