Upcoming webinar:

May 23, 2019 - 9:00am-10:00am EST

“The Chilean regulatory experience making healthier food environments” presented by Dr. Marcela Reyes, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Nutrition and Food Technology, University of Chile.

LINKS Webinars

Watch previously recorded monthly LINKS webinars and review the related materials. LINKS members can register for and participate in upcoming webinars by logging in and going to the Events page.

23 Apr 2019:The role of Hip Hop in community health education: an evidence driven approach" was presented by Dr. Olajide Williams, Associate Professor of Neurology at Columbia University and Founder of Hip Hop Public Health. Dr. Williams discussed the impact of community education on stroke risk and child-to-adult communication as a means of cardiovascular health promotion. 

21 Mar 2019: Trans fat elimination: linking global advocacy to local action" was presented by Katie Dain, CEO of the NCD Alliance, Erick Antonio Ochoa, Director at Salud Justa and the representative for public policies at Mexico Salud-Hable, and Lorena Allemandi, Director of Food Policy at the Interamerican Heart Foundation (Fundación InterAmericana del Corazón) of Argentina.

21 Feb 2019: “Choosing the best hypertension treatment protocol - does it really matter?” was co-presented by Dr. Norman Campbell, Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary and Dr. Prabhdeep Kaur, Deputy Director and Head of NCD Division at the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)- National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai, India.

01 Feb 2019: The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) keynote speech presented by Dr. Tom Frieden.

29 Jan 2019: “Improving global cardiovascular health with three simple and inexpensive, yet underutilized interventions: hypertension control, salt reduction and elimination of artificial trans fat” was presented by Resolve to Save Lives during the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) in Bangkok, Thailand.

20 Dec 2018: “Thailand's experience with banning partially-hydrogenated oils (PHOs)” was co-presented by Prof Dr Visith Chavasit from the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University and Dr Renu Garg from the WHO Country Office for Thailand.

15 Nov 2018: “The Case for Population-wide Sodium Reduction” was presented by Dr Lawrence (Larry) Appel from the the Johns Hopkins University Medical Institutions and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

25 Oct 2018: “Making the List: Why now is the time to declare that anti-hypertensive combination therapies are essential” was presented by Dr Sandeep (Sunny) Kishore from the Arnhold Institute for Global Health.