EFAD Weekly Newsflash 27.08.2015




EFAD Newsletter

The deadline for submission of articles for the next EFAD newsletter is 31 August 2015. Please send your articles and illustrations to editor@efad.org


European Specialist Dietetic Networks for Diabetes and Primary Care

Deadline for nominations to EFAD ESDN Diabetes and ESDN Primary Care is 31 August 2015.

Please contact Judith Liddell secretariat@efad.org for details





The scientific programme and all speakers are now confirmed for the 9th EFAD conference. http://www.efadconference.com/programme.

Registration is still open but we expect to reach maximum numbers soon. Please hurry and register if you want to be sure of a place.


European News

BEUC has invited all EFAD members to participate at the conference “Making healthy & sustainable food choices the easy option for consumers” that BEUC and the Italian consumer organization “Altroconsumo” are organising on Friday 25 September at EXPO Milano 2015.

The conference will be an opportunity for institutional, business, academic and civil society experts to discuss how to encourage healthy and sustainable food production and consumption and, also, how to help consumers make informed food choices.

Please find here the conference program. The event will also be live streamed.

Should you be interested in attending the conference in Milan, or should you wish to receive the link for the web streaming, please send your name and contact details to cma@beuc.eu by Friday 11th September 2015.


World Obesity is launching an Action Initiative!

The purpose of the Action Initiative is to stimulate and support practical actions to help people achieve and then maintain a healthy weight. In this way we hope to stimulate the reversal of the obesity crisis.

The Action Initiative will be launched with seven programs all aimed to meet a particular need, around obesity. Read more.


How do you view World Obesity Day?

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The first #WorldObesityDay will be on 11 October 2015.

In the build up to this we’d love to find out your views and what you will be doing to strengthen the efforts to overcome obesity worldwide.


Kindest regards

Judith Liddell

EFAD Secretary General