Conference Presentations

From "MEALS" to a Double-Duty Policy Bundle: A Ghanaian Example of Evidence to Advocacy & Policy Action

A Coalition of academia (led by the University of Ghana School of Public Health) government (including the MOH, GHS, FDA, MOFA, NDPC), and civil society actors (including the Ghana NCD Alliance, CAPHA, GPHA, GAND) are contributing to three food environments improvement initiatives (MEALS4NCDs, HD4HL and A4H Projects) The Coalition used research and evidence synthesis, evidence-informed advocacy and scholar activism to valorize and increase demand for the healthy food policy in Ghana.

COI in public health policymaking

Amos Laar, PhD Professor of Public Health Nutrition University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana.

Economic justification for Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Taxes in Ghana: A rapid review

Reginald A. Annan, Phyllis Ohene-Agyei, Linda N.E. Aduku, Nana Ama F. Agyapong, Anne Marie Thow & Amos Laar

Front of  Package Food Labelling in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities 

lana Vanderlee, Assistant Professor, Univerité Laval

South Africa update on Front of Package Labelling  Development Process 

Rina Swart & Tamryn Frank, Department of Dietetics and Nutrition / School of Public Health University of the Western Cape, South Africa

A Systematic Scoping Review of Global Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax Policy Implementation

Richmond Aryeetey, Bernard Opoku, Amos Apreku, Labram Massawudu, Amos Laar & Michelle Holdsworth

Kasim Abdulai, PhD, RD., Dept. of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics University of Cape Coast

Implementation of marketing regulations

Osei-Kwasi et al.,  Loughborough University

Marketing Restriction Uising Regulatory Measures 

Percy Adomako Agyekum, FDA, Ghana


Akua Tandoh, Project Associate/PhD Candidate, School of Public Health—University of Ghana

Michelle Holdsworth, Mathilde Savy, IRD; Amos Laar, Silver Nanema University of Ghana; Hibbah Osei-Kwasi, Loughborough University