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Nutrition & Food Science

Dr. Udahogora: Guest Speaker in an International Conference on Food Security, Dietary Practices and Non-Communicable Diseases in Africa

 

An international conference on: “Food Security, Dietary Practices and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs),” has ended in Accra, with a high-programmed action to make proper nutrition a cornerstone for healthy living plan. And our Dietetics Program Director Dr. Udahogora was invited as guest speaker in this successful meeting.

A panel discussion comprising of Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Director General, Ministry of Health, Ghana; Dr. Francis Appiah, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, KNUST, Ghana; Dr. Gladys Peprah Boateng, former Chief Dietitian, 37 Military Hospital, Ghana and Dr. Iristide Ekow Essien, a UK Community Development, Policy Development, Social Enterprise Specialist, all called for a need to strengthen a multi sectoral commitment for combating NCDs by scaling up action across the various government and private sectors.

 

Dr. Ebenezer Appiah Denkyira, Director General, Ministry of Health, Ghana

Provost of the College of Health Science, (CHS), University of Ghana Prof P.E. Ayeh Kumi.

Dr. Matilda Asante, Ph.D., RD.  Senior Lecturer Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, School of Biomedical and Allied Health Sciences, University of Ghana, Past Vice President, Ghana Dietetics Association.

Dr. Gladys Peprah Boateng, Ph.D. RD. Former Chief Dietitian, 37 Military Hospital, Ghana

 

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