Securing the Future of Our Children Through Nutrition



Online via ZOOM

Free event – must register.

Nutrition is important at every age. Childhood nutrition is of increasing concern with increasing rates of obesity, general malnutrition and early development of chronic disease. This CME explores the current situation in Barbados and the Caribbean taking a multidisciplinary approach to educate and equip the health care professional with tools to tackle and prevent this crisis. Topics include: Understanding the Pathophysiology of Weight Gain; Nutrition Psychology; Nutrition Recommendations in Children; Special Considerations in the Diabetic Child; School Nutrition Policy and more. CPE credit is available

Target: All health care professionals.

TitlePresenterTime Allocation
Moderator and Welcome Dr. Diane Brathwaite 3:00-3:02
Sponsor Welcome and Address Suleiman Bulbulia Childhood Obesity Prevention
Understanding Childhood Nutrition in the 21st Century and Its medical implications.Dr Diane Brathwaite The Barbados Diabetes Foundation3:05-3:25  
What the Evidence Says: Impact of COVID 19 pandemic on Childhood Lifestyle, and Obesity (local and international evidence)Professor Anne St. John Consultant Pediatrician Childhood Obesity Prevention Champion3:30-3:50  
Recommendations For Healthy Pediatric nutrition through the age groupsNicole Griffith (Registered Dietician) 3:55-4:15  
Sponsor Messages  
Considerations for Children Living with Diabetes In The School EnvironmentDacia Moore (child with diabetes) Diabetes Specialist Nurse Tracey Bushell4:20-4:40  
Strategies for the Creation of a Nationally Impactful School Nutrition PolicyNational Nutrition Centre4:45-5:05
Sponsor Messages
The Psychosocial and Cultural Considerations around Nutrition, Body Image and Weight in ChildrenProfessor Cheryl Vanderpool (Lecturer in Psychology) 5:10-5:30
Guest Perspectives (join in live) Panel Discussion 5:30-5:55
Online Survey 5:50- 5:55
Good Bye 5:55-6:00


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