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Session 103:
Changing lifestyles and problems associated with overweight and obesity

Thursday, July 21
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Salle Turgot

Chair: Vinod Mishra, ORC Macro

  1. Rethinking the “diseases of affluence” paradigm in global health: patterns of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors in relation to economic developmentMajid Ezzati, Harvard University; Stephen Vander Hoorn, University of Auckland; Carlene Lawes, University of Auckland; Rachel Leach, International Obesity Task Force (IOTF); W Philip T James, International Obesity Task Force (IOTF); Alan D Lopez, University of Queensland; Anthony Rodgers, University of Auckland; Christopher J.L. Murray, Harvard University

  2. Obesity and waistline obesity in elderly people in Latin America and the Caribbean: are we fat?Flavia Andrade, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  3. Role of lifestyle and diet in emerging obesity among Indian women and its impact upon their health statusPraween Kumar Agrawal, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

  4. Risk factors for obesity and associated chronic diseases in UzbekistanFred Arnold, ORC Macro; Gulnara Semenov, ORC Macro; Rathavuth Hong, ORC Macro; Altrena G. Mukuria, ORC Macro

  5. Neighbourhood and metropolitan-level determinants of adult overweight and obesity in the United StatesEnrico Marcelli, Harvard University; David Cutler, Harvard University; S.V. Subramanian, Harvard School of Public Health; Ichiro Kawachi, Harvard School of Public Health

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