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Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa eUpdate 250

Wednesday, October 03, 2018   Posted in: Newsletters By: Administrator With tags: newsletter, nutrition, physical activity, Training, breastfeeding, vacancies, women, pacific health

Job opportunity at ANA

We are looking for a new executive director for ANA.

This is a great opportunity for someone to lead and build ANA moving forward. If you are interested, we welcome your application.

Predictors of Breastfeeding

Recently published research in the BMC Paediatrics concludes that increasing the duration of breastfeeding can be facilitated by ante and postnatal education.

This involves whānau in the support of breastfeeding and by addressing pacifier use, smoking and alcohol use.

ANA Events Calendar

Did you know that ANA has a frequently updated events calendar?

You can find international and local events that will keep you up to date with the latest in public health nutrition and physical activity. 

Two events recently added to the events calendar:

  1. The 2nd International Symposium Active Living and Environment: Linking Transport, Health and Sustainability.
  2. Addressing Inequities in Childhood Obesity.

This Girl Can Shows Positive Results

The Victorian campaign - This Girl Can - is "underpinned by a philosophy of listening to women about the barriers that hold them back from sport and exercise" and has been shown to help one in seven women between ages of 18-65 get active in Victoria, Australia.

Read the Guardian article about the This Girl Can campaign.

Pacific Cultural Engagement in Nutrition

This course is open to health professionals as well as people who assist, support and offer advice to Pacific communities.

This course will provide you with confidence to effectively and appropriately engage with Pacific people.

Date: Wednesday 17th October 2018.
Location: Auckland.

 

Image credit: Jaco Haasbroek


Thanks for reading our update.

Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa.

Kind regards - ngā mihi
The team at ANA

Editors note: Views expressed in this e-update do not necessarily represent the views of Activity and Nutrition Aotearoa, its member organisations or its funders.

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Healthy Christchurch Champions

  • Canterbury District Health Board
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  • Environment Canterbury
  • Ministry of Health
  • Ngai Tahu
  • NZ Police
  • Pegasus Health
  • University of Otago, Christchurch