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"Population Characteristics and Nutrition in Vietnam" -- Cases in Ninh Binh and Thai Binh Provinces

2009-12-3 (Thu) 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Facing an aging society and a falling birthrate, obesity is increasing in cities in Vietnam. Thus, the focus regarding the food problem is shifting from quantity to quality.

In this seminar, recently started comprehensive nutritional care for the elderly and children in Vietnam will be introduced to be followed by a discussion about future problems.

Introduction: SUMIMURA Yoshinori, associate professor at GLOCOL

  • "Population Characteristics and Nutrition in Vietnam"

Lecturers and their titles

Trinh Hong Son, vice director at Nutrition Information, Education and Communication Center, National Institute of Nutrition, Vietnam

  • "Practice and Application of Dietary Education in Elementary and Junior High Schools in Ninh Binh Province"


Pham Ngoc Khai, Vice director at Thai Binh Medical University, nutrition, food hygienics

  • "Practice of Nutritional Care using Private Vegetable Gardens for the Elderly in Rural Areas and Model Building Projects"
Date: 2009-12-3 (Thu) 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sponsored: Global Collaboration Center
Venue: Humaine Hall, 2nd floor of East Building of School of Human Sciences
Registration: Not necessary.
Contact: Global Collaboration Center, Osaka University

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