WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2016 October Special Issue

Creation Date: Monday, Nov 14, 2016

  • Intervening during pregnancy and lactation to impact health outcomes: From knowledge to practice
  • Micronutrient deficiencies and growth in childhood: An integrative approach

Wyeth Nutrition Science Center Hong Kong recently hosted a series of scientific events, where child health expert Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta (SickKids Centre for Global Child Health, Canada) led discussions on the essentiality of optimal nutrition during the perinatal period, from both the maternal and child perspectives, in helping to improve growth and health outcomes...

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Academic Activities

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Deciphering the antibacterial properties of human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs) (NEW!)

The authors have identified several HMOs with potent antimicrobial activity against the pathogen Group B Steptococcus, and uncovered the mechanism of action of HMO antimicrobial activity such as by increasing bacterial cell permeability.

Resources

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.