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Keynote address at theHigh-Level side event on Food Systems


25 September 2018, 4 pm: Dr. Sania Nishtar delivered the closing keynote for EAT’s high-level event on “Food Systems Approaches to the Prevention of NCDs” at the United Nations headquarters in New York.The meeting was hosted by the Governments of Norway, Finland, Sweden and Indonesia, C40, EAT, WHO, the SUN Movement and the Nordic Council of Ministers.Dr. Nishtar highlighted the dual burden of malnutrition—both over- and under-nutrition—as contributors to NCDs. By partnering with public and private organizations, we can use a myriad of interventions and regulations to ensure that food promotes health rather than disease.The of Sania Nishtar’sstatement can be accessed here.