CDRCN : Obesity in Canada: How survey data can inform public policy (English)

The event will start on: Feb 15, 01:00pm EST
And will end on: Feb 15, 02:00pm EST

This Fireside Chat is in collaboration with Canadian Research Data Centre Network - CDRCN



Click here to access the BackUp PowerPoint and the Audio Recording (available in English and French)

The presentation will be in English: 1:00 - 2 PM ET 
(La présentation est disponible en Français: L’obésité au Canada : que nous apprennent les données d’enquêtes pour adopter de meilleures politiques publiques ? 15h00 - 16h00 PM heure de l'est. Cliquez ici)

This webinar will present a synthesis of the research using Statistics Canada’s health surveys to examine the determinants and correlates of obesity, as well as the social and health-related consequences of the recent obesity pandemics. In light of these studies, the most significant public policies implemented over the past years will also be critically examined.

Advisor on Tap:
Jean-Michel Billette PhD

Jean-Michel Billette holds an M.Sc. in Biological Anthropology from Université de Montréal and a Ph.D. in Demography from INRS. Since 2006, he has been working as an analyst in Statistics Canada’s Microdata Access Division (MAD) and Health Statistics Division (HSD). He is currently enjoying a leave of absence in Santiago, Chile, where he settled down with his family in July 2012. Lately, his main research interests have been in the fields of spatial microsimulation and nutritional epidemiology.


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