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More than half of Canadian children and youth are not active enough for optimal growth and development.

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CDPAC/PHAC Fall 2011-Winter 2012 Webinar Series Webinar 1: Obesity in Canada

 

Original Date: October 12th 2011

 

Topics Discussed:

 

Click below for more information including youtube video presentations for each webinar sub-topic...

Obesity in Canada, the joint CIHI-PHAC report

Speaker: Jean Harvey

(Presentation, see the full CIHI-PHAC report)

 

Curbing Childhood Obesity: A Federal, Provincial and Territorial Framework for Action to Promote Healthy Weights

Speaker: Dr. Trevor Hancock

(Presentation, see the full report)

 

Healthy Buddies© peer-led health promotion program for the prevention of obesity in elementary school children

Speaker: Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine

(Presentation, Website)

 

Click below for a Podcast of the full webinar, complete presentation slides, and additional resources:

Webinar #1 Podcast

Complete presentation slides

A list of additional resources mentioned during the webinar, and answers to questions that weren't able to be answered during the discussion period are listed here.

 

Expert Presenters:

Jean Harvey, MHSc

Director, Canadian Population Health Initiative (CPHI)

Canadian Institute of Health Information

jharvey@cihi.ca

 

Dr. Trevor Hancock, MB, BS, MHSc

Professor and Senior Scholar

School of Public Health and Social Policy

University of Victoria

thancock@uvic.ca

 

Dr. Jean-Pierre Chanoine, MD, PhD

Clinical Professor and Head

Endocrinology and Diabetes Unit

British Columbia Children's Hospital

www.healthybuddies.ca

 

Hosted by:

The Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance of Canada (CDPAC) and the Public Health Agency of Canada’s (PHAC) Canadian Best Practices Initiative in partnership with CHNET-Works! – University of Ottawa