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ICT-enabled One-World Solutions for Poverty Alleviation and Health through Fruits and Vegetables: eKutir and Wholesome Wave Ashoka Enterprises

Thu, 2015-07-02 16:00 - 18:00
Bronfman Building : Room 422, 1001 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1G5

A Convergent Innovation Seminar

Presented by:

Suvankar Mishra, Executive Director, eKutir

Alan Hunt, Director of Policy and Research, Wholesome Wave

Laurette Dubé, James McGill Chair of Consumer and Lifestyle Psychology; Chair and Scientific Director, MCCHE

 

Moderated by:

Chris Lannon, Managing Director, MCCHE

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Contact: Cameron McRae
Organization: McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics
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The BRIDGE to Convergence of Health and Economics: The Case of Fruits and Vegetables and their Health and Wealth Consequences

Wed, 2015-07-01 08:00 - Fri, 2015-07-03 13:30
Bronfman Building
McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics

This workshop is part of the design process for the agri-food module of the BRIDGE to Convergence of Health and Economics. It will focus specifically on fruits and vegetables, and their health (protection against micro-nutrient deficiency, obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases) and wealth (economic contributions for farmers, agri-food actors and healthcare cost containment) consequences.

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ICEF12 Panel: Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wealth – The Case for Pulses

Tue, 2015-06-16 08:30 - 09:30
Québec City Convention Centre : Room 200C, Société du Centre des congrès de Québec 900, boul. René-Lévesque Est, 2e étage Québec (Québec) G1R 2B5 418 649-7711 poste 4032 Tel: 418 644-4000 / 1 888 679-4000 www.convention.qc.ca , G1R 2B5

On the occasion of the 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12) hosted in Québec City from June 14-18th 2015, the MCCHE has organized an industry panel “Convergence on Food Innovation for Health and Wealth” as part of the plenary program. The theme of the panel builds upon the Convergent Innovation (CI) research and action developed with our network of national and international partners.

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Policy insights from the nutritional food market transformation model: The case of obesity prevention

Wed, 2015-03-04 11:26

Authors: Struben, J.Chan, D.Dubé, L.

Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014

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Convergent innovation for sustainable economic growth and affordable universal health care: Innovating the way we innovate

Fri, 2015-02-27 15:40

Authors: Laurette Dubé, Srivardhini Jha, Aida Faber, Jeroen Struben, Ted London, Archisman Mohapatra, Nick Drager, Chris Lannon, P. K. Joshi and John McDermott

Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, December 2014

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L'épidémie d'obésité: un échec de la médecine?

Fri, 2014-12-05 14:14

Depuis 30 ans, les approches médicales et diététiques ont montré leurs limites.

... "Derrière chaque obèse, il y a un individu, et cet individu ne peut être dissocié de l'écosystème dans leque il se trouve.", ajoute Laurette Dubé, professeure à la faculté de Management Desautels et présidente et présidente fondatrice et directrice scientifique du Centre de la convergence en santé et économie de l'Université McGill.

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Why efforts against obesity aren’t working

Wed, 2014-06-04 16:08

Obesity rates continue to skyrocket around the world. The Lancet medical journal recently reported that the number of overweight and obese people doubled over the past 30 years, reaching 2.1 billion worldwide in 2013, despite public health campaigns and other measures that promote healthy eating and exercise.

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Christine Lagarde, Joe Oliver, Christian Noyer, Lawrence H. Summers, Jean-Claude Trichet, Philippe Couillard and Several other Political and Economic Leaders to Open the 20th Conference of Montreal

Wed, 2014-06-04 15:30

Organized by the International Economic Forum of the Americas, the 20th edition of the Conference of Montreal will begin on June 9, 2014, under the theme of “Economy, Governance and Pension“.

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Silver Bullet solutions are not the answer to tackling obesity

Tue, 2014-04-08 11:34

Isolated attempts to curb the growing obesity pandemic are doomed to fail to reach their potential, according to recent research from the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University.

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"Policy Insights from the Nutritional Food Market Transformation Model: the Case of Obesity Prevention," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

Fri, 2014-03-21 12:45

Authors: Struben, Jeroen; Chan, Derek; Dube, Laurette

Publication: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences

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