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Summary from the European Meeting of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nutrition, Kraków, 23–24 June 2010

Zbigniew Szybiński, Joao Breda
Endokrynologia Polska 2011;62(2):204-206.

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Vol 62, No 2 (2011)
Congressional papers
Published online: 2011-04-29
Submitted: 2013-02-15

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In June 2010, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, in co-operation with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition at the Department of Endocrinology, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, organized in Krakow the 1st Conference of the WHO European Collaborating Centres for Nutrition. Taking part were representatives of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Nutrition, Dr Joao Breda (Programme Manager – Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Programme) and representatives of the WHO Collaborating Centres for Nutrition from Denmark, Greece, Holland, the UK and Poland, as well as representatives of co-operating institutes from Portugal, Switzerland and the UK. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss the ongoing work of each Collaborating Centre and the development of a strategic plan for the coming years in the most important areas of interest: the prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other NCD, nutrition and inequalities, capacity building in nutrition as well as micronutrient deficiencies (namely iodine deficiency). A final report summarising the Network Meeting is being prepared and will be released in due course.

Abstract

In June 2010, the WHO Regional Office for Europe, in co-operation with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Nutrition at the Department of Endocrinology, Jagiellonian University, Collegium Medicum, organized in Krakow the 1st Conference of the WHO European Collaborating Centres for Nutrition. Taking part were representatives of the WHO Regional Office for Europe Nutrition, Dr Joao Breda (Programme Manager – Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Programme) and representatives of the WHO Collaborating Centres for Nutrition from Denmark, Greece, Holland, the UK and Poland, as well as representatives of co-operating institutes from Portugal, Switzerland and the UK. The main objective of the meeting was to discuss the ongoing work of each Collaborating Centre and the development of a strategic plan for the coming years in the most important areas of interest: the prevention of obesity, type 2 diabetes and other NCD, nutrition and inequalities, capacity building in nutrition as well as micronutrient deficiencies (namely iodine deficiency). A final report summarising the Network Meeting is being prepared and will be released in due course.
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Title

Summary from the European Meeting of WHO Collaborating Centres for Nutrition, Kraków, 23–24 June 2010

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Endokrynologia Polska

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Vol 62, No 2 (2011)

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204-206

Published online

2011-04-29

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Endokrynologia Polska 2011;62(2):204-206.

Authors

Zbigniew Szybiński
Joao Breda

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