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Registrations Now Open – for Satellite meeting before ICO, 17 October in Melbourne, Australia

We will hold an INFORMAS Satellite meeting the day preceding the International Congress on Obesity (ICO) in Melbourne, Australia, on the 17th of October, 2022. The link to register is here.   This will be a long-overdue opportunity to network and share ideas...

Idec and COLANSA launch Agenda for Action to promote transition in food systems in Brazil

On 25 March 2022, the Brazilian Institute for Consumer Protection (Idec) and the Latin American and Caribbean Nutrition and Health Community of Practice (COLANSA) held a webinar on “Food Systems: debating advances and paths for Latin America.” The event marked the...

Call for Abstracts: regional eSymposium for Latin America and the Caribbean – 28/29 June 2022

Following on the series of eSymposia for Canada/US/Australia/NZ, Europe/UK/Eastern Mediterranean, Asia/Pacific, and Africa, we are delighted to announce that the final regional eSymposium for Latin America and the Caribbean is coming soon. Registration and Abstract...

INFORMAS Newsletter First Quarter 2021

Dear INFORMASters,Greetings to you all as you grapple with conducting research in a Covid world.  Many of you will be struggling to keep your projects on task and on time as the chronic disease pandemics get pushed aside by the acute infectious disease...

Sustainability to be incorporated into INFORMAS

Canada's International Development Research Centre has awarded a new grant to 1) incorporate sustainability indicators into the INFORMAS modules for measuring food environments, and 2) include municipal/city-level indicators in addition to monitoring national...

Food-EPI NZ 2020

Government has made virtually no progress on implementing healthy food policies in the last three years. The Expert Panel called for a national Food Systems and Nutrition Strategy, adequate income to make healthy food choices, mandatory food-related policies and an updated nutrition survey.

World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020

INFORMAS Symposium to be held at World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020 31 March - 3 April 2020 Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia, was cancelled due to COVID-19. We hope to resume in-person meetings as soon as...