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.
Bringing Research and Information to Decision-making and Governance through Evidence (BRIDGE): Real-Time Learning from Big Data and Complexity Sciences.
Work Session on Data and Technological Platforms for the Agri-Food-Nutrition-Health (AFNH) Module and Interfaces with Population Healt.
Date: October 27th, 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Convergent Innovation for Affordable Food, Health and Healthcare
Date: August 17-21, 2014
Location: Palais des congrès de Montréal
159 Saint-Antoine St. West
More information about IUFoST
Dean, Desautels Faculty of Management (or delegate)
Associate Vice-Principal of Research and International Relations, McGill University (or delegate)
Chris Lannon, Managing Director, MCCHE
Laurette Dube, Chair and Scientific Director, MCCHE
Provost, McGill University (or delegate)
Alain Dagher, Associate Professor & Neurologist, Montreal Neurological Institute and Scientific Director, MCCHE
Saibal Ray, Associate Dean, Research and International Relations, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University and Scientific Director, MCCHE
Alain Poirier, Associate Expert, Quebec National Public Health Institute, Montreal
Frederic Blaise, CEO, StereoFood Box
Joanna Castellano, CEO, Q:Quest
Phil Donne, Former President & CEO, Campbell Company of Canada
Francois Coté, Executive Vice-President and Vice-Chair, TELUS Quebec, TELUS Health & Financial Solutions and TELUS Ventures
Louis Frenette, President & CEO, Parmalat Canada
Diane Vincent, Adjunct Professor, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill
When you think about efforts to improve global health, your mind is likely to turn to medical interventions: vaccines, health worker training, supplies, health infrastructure improvements and the like. But ensuring the health and well-being for low-income and vulnerable communities throughout the world often requires much more.
The following two action guides were prepared with the support of the Rockefeller Foundation, as post-conference deliverables from our workshop at the Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Centre in December 2012.
The MCCHE has developed four guiding roadmaps under which to conduct our work:
Recognizing that global nutrition and health related issues stem from a complex array of agricultural, economic and social factors, the McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics (MCCHE) with partners INCLEN Trust International and CGIAR – CRP4 spearheaded an initiative, Convergent Innovation Coalition (CIC), which it plans to launch in the fall of 2014.
The Whole-of-Society (WoS) Model of Health and Economic Convergence
This research examines the causes and solutions at the nexus of health, disease, and their many dynamic and interdependent agro-ecological, social, industrial, and economic determinants. These factors operate on multiple scales, including households, neighborhoods, province/state, country and international.