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Dec.25.2016

Presentations from the OPEN Project Closing Event

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The OPEN Project Closing Event was introduced by JOGG Ambassador the Prince of Orange, Pieter-Christiian van Oranje, Marjon Bachra – JOGG Director and Dr. Jean-Michel Borys – EPODE founder (see photo opposite).

Second, the main activities of the European Commission DG Health and Food Safety were presented by Dr. Attila Balogh – DG Health and Food Safety, Health determinants unit.

Click on the following link to upload the presentation: EU action on obesity

Then, Dr. Charmaine Gauci, Superintendent of Public Health (Malta) presented before the audience how, as the next President of the Council of the EU, Malta will put Obesity on the European policies agenda.

Click on the following link to upload the presentation: Presidency of the Council of the European Union Maltese

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After that, Prof. Jaap Seidell and Krystallia Mantziki – VUA University, Amsterdam – presented the evolution and improvements of the methodology of the 13 community-based programmes involved in the OPEN project after 2 years. Click on the following link to upload the presentation:

OPEN Evaluation study: Final appraisal of the integrated community-based approaches 

This presentation was followed by an inspirational speech by Dr. Anisha Abraham – VUMC University Medical Centre, Amsterdam – on how to work WITH adolescents in obesity prevention. (see photo opposite). Click on the following link to upload the presentation:

Building Bridges Engaging Adolescents in Obesity Treatment and Prevention

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Finally, a presentation of Prof. Mai Chin A Paw – VUMC University Medical Centre, Amsterdam – on how to address adolescents in community-based programmes. Click on the following link to upload the presentation:

Targeting disadvantaged adolescents: bridging the gap between research and practice