Food for Health: From Greed to Care

06 Dec 2023
17:00 - 18:30
Online

This event featured a profound exploration of the crucial interplay between food and health systems, featuring distinguished speakers and experts from various fields.

 

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Tlaleng Mofokeng, United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health
  • Michael Fakhri, United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food
  • Dr. Ruy Lopez, Vice-secretary for the Prevention and Health Promotion, Ministry of Health, Mexico
  • Vandana Shiva, Author and Environmental Activist
  • Isabel Barbosa, Senior Associate at the O’Neill Institute, Georgetown University Law Center

Moderator: Nicoletta Dentico, SID Director Global Health Justice

The webinar looked deeply into the profound insights highlighted in the recent UN Special Rapporteur on Health's report regarding "Food, Nutrition, and the Right to Health." This report emphasizes the intricate and diverse links between food and health systems, demanding further exploration and prioritization at the governance level for the greater public good.

It also showcased experiences from national-level initiatives, academia, and representatives from civil society organizations, shedding light on the practical implementation of interconnected approaches.

 

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