Hong Kong Nutrition Association (HKNA) & Wyeth Nutrition Science Center (WNSC) HK Online Symposium 2021

Hong Kong Nutrition Association (HKNA) & Wyeth Nutrition Science Center (WNSC) HK Online Symposium 2021

This online symposium will provide latest updates on nutrition and health outcomes from pregnancy to early childhood with special focus on local dietary data

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Symposium Overview


Theme:

Mapping the local dietary landscape from pregnancy to early childhood
 

Chairpersons:

Mr. Frankie Siu (President of HKNA)
Mr. Gordon Cheung (Vice President of HKNA)

 

Speakers:

Dr Gisella Mutungi (Switzerland)
Prof. Wing Hung Tam (Hong Kong)
Prof. Albert Lee (Hong Kong)
Ms. Carmen Lo (Hong Kong)

 

When:

Saturday, 9 October 2021
14:30 – 16:30 (HKT)
 

Format:

Online webcast

Registration deadline:
Saturday, 9 Oct 2021 (12:00 HKT)

 

 

Agenda


Time (HKT) Session Speaker
14:30 Welcome and Introduction HKNA
14:40 Lecture 1: Food for thought – Important brain nutrients throughout pregnancy and early childhood Dr Gisella Mutungi (Switzerland)
15:00 Lecture 2: Local challenges of maternal and infant nutrition Prof. Wing Hung Tam (Hong Kong) 
15:20 Lecture 3: The SING Study – Diet quality of local preschool children and impact on development Prof. Albert Lee (Hong Kong)
15:40 Lecture 4: Difficulty in weaning and modifying early childhood dietary pattern from home to school Ms. Carmen Lo (Hong Kong)
16:00 Live Q&A     All
16:20 Closing Remarks HKNA

Meet the Speakers


Dr Gisella Mutungi
Dr Gisella Mutungi Senior Scientific Affairs Manager
Medical, Scientific and Regulatory Unit Nestle Nutrition
Switzerland

Dr Gisella Mutungi

Prof. Wing Hung Tam
Prof. Wing Hung Tam Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Wing Hung Tam

Prof. Albert Lee
Prof. Albert Lee

Clinical Professor

School of Public Health and Primary Care

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Albert Lee

Ms. Carmen Lo
Ms. Carmen Lo

Accredited Dietitian (HKDA)

MSc Dietetics and Nutrition (USA)

MSc Dietetics and Nutrition (USA)

Ms. Carmen Lo

 

Continuous Education Accreditation points:

  • Hong Kong College of Community Medicine: 2 points
  • Hong Kong College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists: 2 points
  • Hong Kong College of Paediatricians: 2 points
  • Hong Kong College of Physicians: 1.5 points
  • Medical Council of Hong Kong: 2 points
  • Hong Kong Dietitians Association: 2 CDE points (core)
  • Hong Kong Nutrition Association: 2 CE points 
  • Pharmacy Central Continuous Education Committee: 2 CEU points

 

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