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Project Title: Application of Methodological Approaches to Global Harmonization of Nutrient Intake Recommendations for Young Children and Women of Reproductive Age

PIN: HMD-FNB-16-06         

Major Unit:
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Food and Nutrition Board

RSO:
Yaktine, Ann

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Biology and Life Sciences; Food and Nutrition; Health and Medicine


Meeting 3
September 21, 2017 - September 22, 2017
FAO Headquarter, Rome, Italy


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Meredith Young
Email: myoung@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1927
Fax:


Agenda:

Day 1

8:30 am Registration

INTRODUCTION AND OPENING REMARKS
9:00 Welcome
Kostas Stamoulis, FAO Assistant Director-General, Economic and Social Development Department
Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University, Planning Committee Chair

9:15 Defining the Problem: Partner Panel (5 minutes each)
World Health Organization, Francesco Branca, Director, Department for Nutrition for Health and Development
World Health Organization, Chizuru Nishida, Coordinator, Nutrition Policy and Scientific Advice, Department of Nutrition for Health and Development
U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization, Anna Lartey, Director of Nutrition

9:30 Background for the Workshop:
Moderated by: Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University, Planning Committee Chair
Addressing the Problem: The First Attempt
Janet King, Emeritus, University of California Berkeley
Applications and Uses of Nutrient Intake Recommendations
Suzanne Murphy, Emeritus, University of Hawaii

SESSION 1: HARMONIZATION FRAMEWORKS
Moderated by: Peter Clifton, University of South Australia

10:00 Terminology and Models
Peter Clifton, University of South Australia

10:20 Endpoints – Deficiency vs. Chronic Disease
Amanda MacFarlane, Health Canada

10:40 Guiding Principles for Developing Dietary Reference Intakes Based on Chronic Disease
Janet King, Emeritus, University of California Berkeley

10:50 Discussion with Session Speakers

11:10 Break

11:30 Panel Discussion: Current Models for Establishing Intake Recommendations
Hasan Hutchinson, Health Canada, Panel Chair and Moderator
UK: Ann Prentice, University of Cambridge
Australia and New Zealand: Peter Clifton, University of South Australia
South Korea: Hee Young Paik, Seoul National University
India: Thingnganing Longvah, National Institute of Nutrition, India

SESSION 2: APPROACHES TO EVALUATING THE EVIDENCE
Moderated by Ann Prentice

12:10 Tools for Evaluating Strength and Quality of Evidence
George Wells, Ottawa Heart Institute

12:30 Global Systematic Reviews: How Can it Be Done?
Joseph Lau, Brown University

12:50 Risk-Benefit Analysis
Hans Verhagen, European Food Safety Authority

1:10 Discussion with Session Speakers

1:35 Break for lunch

SESSION 3: CONTEXTUAL FACTORS: HOST, DIET/ENVIRONMENT, AND HEALTH STATUS
Moderated by Suzanne Murphy, Emeritus, University of Hawaii and John Muyonga, Makerere University

2:25 The Role of Host: Genetic Variation
Patrick Stover, Cornell University

2:45 The Role of Host: Physiology
Anura Kurpad, St. John’s Medical College

3:05 The Role of Health Status
Seth Adu-Afarwuah, University of Ghana
Caryl Nowson, Deakin University

3:45 The Role of Diet and Environment: Bioavailability, Processing, Environmental Exposure, and Nutrient Interactions
Rosalind Gibson, University of Otago
Umi Fahmida, University of Indonesia

4:20 Panel Discussion with Session Speakers

4:50 Closing Remarks
Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University, Planning Committee Chair

5:00 Adjourn for the Day

Day 2

SESSION 4: APPLICATIONS, FACILITATING QUALITY, AND COST EFFECTIVENESS
Moderated by: Lindsay Allen, University of California Davis

8:30 am Setting the Stage for Participant Discussion
Catherine Leclercq, U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization

8:45 Breakout Group Topics for Participant Discussion:

10:00 Rapporteurs Report on Breakout Discussion

10:30 Break

11:00 Synthesis of Breakout Discussion
Lindsay Allen, University of California Davis

SESSION 5: ADVANTAGES, BARRIERS, AND CHALLENGES TO GLOBAL HARMONIZATION OF METHODOLOGIES FOR NUTRIENT INTAKE RECOMMENDATIONS

11:30 Moderated by: Susan Fairweather-Tait, University of East Anglia and Amanda MacFarlane, Health Canada
Panel Discussion - Experiences from Countries that Have Collaborated
Countries/Entities Reporting:
SE Asia: Emorn Udomkesmalee, Mahidol University
EURRECA – Christophe Matthys, University of Leuven
EFSA – Hildegard Przyrembel, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
Africa – James Ntambi, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Norway – Helle Margrete Meltzer, Norwegian Institute of Public Health

1:00 pm Chair’s Summary and Discussion of Next Steps
Stephanie Atkinson, McMaster University, Planning Committee Chair

1:30 pm Adjourn Workshop

2:30 pm Open discussion
An open discussion featuring experts Rosalind Gibson, Suzanne Murphy, Anura Kurpad, Ann Prentice, Hee Young Paik, Stephanie Atkinson, John Muyonga, Robert Black, Lindsay Allen, Zulfikar Bhutta, Susan Fairweather-Tait, Wafaie Fawzi, Mary L’Abbe, Laura Martino, Hildegard Przyrembel, Emorn Udomkesmalee, Anna Lartey, and Chizuru Nishida.

4:30 pm Adjourn meeting