EFAD Weekly Newsflash 01.09.2016




ICD Granada2016 – EFAD Hydration Symposium

Join the EFAD symposium on the Sept. 9th, 8:30 am, room PICASSO at ICD2016: a session dedicated to hydration science and a opportunity to discuss current knowledge and practices for healthy hydration. According to the dietary reference values set by the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), 50% of the women and approximately 60% of the men are at risk of an inadequate fluid intake. What are the consequences for health? Join the symposium to know more


European News

Public consultation on the draft scientific and technical guidance for the preparation and presentation of a health claim application Comments to be sent by email to EFSA ( NDA.PublicConsult.73@efsa.europa.eu) using the electronic template for submission of comments available here) All the info: www.efsa.europa.eu/en/consultations/call/160718a  See an overview of planned upcoming EFSA public consultations www.efsa.europa.eu/en/calls/consultations


AppGastein 2016: “Here to stay? Health apps and their place in European health systems”.

This satellite to the European Health Forum Gastein 2016 is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 27 September, from 13:00 to 19.00, in Bad Hofgastein, Austria. You can find more information at www.ehfg.org/appgastein2016.html . To register please click on the link below:  www.ehfg.org/event4you/e:9a8cb06252f666db6e131d249f489dff1f896ad


European Nutrition Leadership Platform

The 23rd Essential ENLP seminar (29 March – 6 April 2017) and the 6th ENLP Advanced seminar (29 March – 2 April) will be organized in Luxembourg. Those interested can apply directly online.The deadline for application: 15 October 2016. For more information, take a look at the ENLP website: www.enlp.eu.com


Global News

World Obesity Day – 11th October

The brand new World Obesity Day website is on air now. World Obesity Day takes place on 11 October and this year will be focusing on ending childhood obesity. Check out the website to find out more: www.obesityday.worldobesity.org


Preventing Obesity and Eating Disorders in Adolescents

As many as one third of adolescents who seek treatment for an eating disorder previously had a weight >85th percentile. To address concerns that obesity prevention may promote development of eating disorders, the American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a clinical report. Golden NH et al. Preventing obesity and eating disorders in adolescents .Pediatrics 2016Aug22; [e-pub]. ( http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1649)


NCD Alliance September webinar will look at UNGA2016

The next NCD Alliance webinar will take place on Wednesday 5 September, from 10:00-11:30am EST // 16:00-17:30 CET. The agenda will include preparations for the 71st UN General Assembly, and updates on WHO Regional Committee Meetings and the Global Coordination Mechanism. Invitations to join the webinar will be sent next week. https://ncdalliance.org/resources/Multimedia?field