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SAVE THE DATE: 3rd Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Conference

3rd International Healthy Kids of Seinäjoki Conference 31st March - 2nd April 2020 | Seinäjoki, Finland   Themes of the conference are Healthy kids programmes and interventions, Evidence based practices in obesity prevention, and Youth empowerment and health. Who...

Seinäjoki Model Preventing Childhood Obesity 2019

Seinäjoki City’s multisectoral model to reduce childhood obesity was described in the Overcoming Obesity Programme Modelling Project during 2017 and 2018. The Seinäjoki Model is based on the municipalities statutory responsibility in Finland to promote the health and...

OPEN CALL: Healthy Kids MiniHack

Welcome to the First Healthy Kids MiniHack! WEDNESDAY 13 MARCH 2019 AT 13:00–17:00 P.M. IN SEINÄJOKI, FINLAND | VENUE: FRAMI B   Healthy Kids MiniHack focuses on creating and developing new digital solutions and innovations to support the wellbeing of children...

Introducing Eero Haapala as a keynote speaker

We are happy to introduce Eero Haapala as a keynote! Eero Haapala, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and his position is located at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences. Higher levels of physical activity have been...

ECHO zone Värnamo will be presented in the Conference

Aim of ECHO zone Värnamo is, firstly, to sustainably reduce the number of children with overweight or obesity and thereby improving physical and mental health. Secondly, ECHO zone Värnamo aims at identifying factors that contribute to achieve sustainably improved...

Introducing keynote speaker: Prof. Kenneth Kamwi Matengu

We are exited to introduce Prof. Dr. Kenneth Kamwi Matengu as a keynote speaker. Prof. Matengu is a Vice Chancellor of University of Namibia and Honorary Visiting Professor of Cardiff University. The topic of his presentation is: Children and Nutrition in Namibia:...

Introducing Päivi Mäki as a keynote speaker

We are extremely happy to introduce Päivi Mäki as a keynote. Päivi Mäki, MSc, Development Manager, THL, is a Coordinator of the Finnish Obesity Prevention Programme. Her work focusses on contacts to municipalities and other key organizations and actors involved in...

Seinäjoki Model of Ending Childhood Obesity will be released

The City of Seinäjoki has been doing a long term work to prevent childhood obesity and overweight. The Ministry of Social Affairs and Health funded the City of Seinäjoki to model the obesity prevention programme of children and implement the model in the Finnish...

Introducing keynote speaker: Prof. Jae-Heon Kang

We are happy to introduce Jae-Heon Kang as a keynote. Jae-Heon Kang is a professor of medicine at Sungkyunkwan University, College of Medicine, South Korea. He also is the director of "Class on the Move, Healthy School" Project in Kangdong City. "Class on the Move,...

Welcome to the 3rd International Conference on March 2020!

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