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Public Policy Approaches to Conquer Obesity

Public Policy Approaches to Conquer Obesity

Room 2 / September 6 (THU)

Session 1. Global Strategy for Obesity Prevention

Chairperson: Young Kil Choi (Kyung Hee University, Korea),
Doo-Man Kim (Hallym University, Korea)

14:20-15:00

What Can Be Done to Address The Global Obesity Epidemic?
Juana Willumsen (World Health Organization, Switzerland)
14:50-15:30

Large-scale Regulatory and Fiscal Efforts to Address the Rapid Growth in Obesity
Barry M. Popkin (Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA)
Session 2. Asia-Oceanian Experiences in Conquering Obesity

Chairperson: Chang Jin Moon (Right Fund, Korea),
Kyu Rae Lee (Gachon University, Korea)

15:30-15:45

Obesity Management in The Public Health Arena in Singapore
Kwang-Wei Tham (Singapore General Hospital, Singapore)
15:45-16:00

The Nation-Wide Intervention Program for Metabolic Syndrome in Japan
Akiko Muramoto (Aichi Comprehensive Health Science Center, Japan)
16:00-16:15

Making Obesity Guidelines with Government
Brian Oldfield (Monash Biomedicine Discovery Institute, Australia)
16:15-16:30

Current Status of Obesity and New National Strategy agiainst Obesity in Korea
Sang Woo Oh (Dongguk University, Korea)
Session 3. Future Directions in Obesity Prevention Policies in Korea

Chairperson: Soon Jib Yoo (The Catholic University of Korea, Korea),
Barry M. Popkin (Gillings School of Global Public Health, USA)

16:50-17:50

Panel / Open Discussion
Dae-Jung Kim (Ajou University, Korea)
Kyoung-Kon Kim (Gachon University, Korea)
Yu-Mi Oh (Korea Health Promotion Institute, Korea)
Cheong-Min Sohn (The Korean Dietetic Association, Korea)
Seok-Jun Yoon (Korea University, Korea)
Young-Ki Jeong (Ministry of Health and Welfare, Korea)