1st SEA Public Health Nutrition Conference

42 speakers from 14 countries in Asia-Pacific region have confirmed speaking in 11 symposia and 5 plenary lectures of the Conference!

Abstract Deadline Extended

Abstract Deadline20 March 2017 3 April 2017
Registration Deadline : 22 April 2017

Young Researchers Award is now open for application (Deadline extended to 3 April 2017)



Regional Partnership and Multistakeholder Collaboration: Together in Advancing Public Health Nutrition

Prof Dr Teruo Miyazawa, President, Federation of Asian Nutrition Societies (FANS)


Plenary Lectures

Scaling Up Nutrition and Health in Indonesia – Past to Present

Prof Dr Florentinus G. Winarno, Task Force Coordinator of Indonesian Academy of Sciences


Nutrition Scene in Malaysia – The Past, Present & Future Challenges
YBhg. Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim B Sulaiman, Deputy Director General of Health (Public Health), MOH Malaysia


The Growth of Nutrition Activities in the Philippines: Lessons Learned and Challenges for the Future

Dr Rodolfo F. Florentino, Chairman-President of Nutrition Foundation of the Philippines, Inc


Nutritional Policies and Strategic Plan Development in Thailand – Challenges and Experience

Prof Dr Kraisid Tontisirin, Senior Advisor of the Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University (INMU)

Tackling the Changing Nutrition Scene in Vietnam

Prof Dr Le Thi Hop, President of Vietnam Nutrition Association (VINUTAS)

Symposium Topics and Speakers

Maternal Nutrition
• Jodie Dodd, Australia
• Muhammad Faid bin Abd Rashid, Malaysia
• Charintip Somprasit, Thailand

Infant & Young Child Nutrition
• Noor Asmah bt Ahmad Shah, Malaysia
• Umi Fahmida, Indonesia
• Le Thi Hop, Vietnam

School-Age Children & Adolescent
• Imelda Agdeppa, Philippines
• Nik Rubiah Nik Abd Rashid, Malaysia

Obesity & Other Diet-related NCDs
• Tahir Aris, Malaysia
• Cut Novianti Rachmi, Indonesia
• Huijun Wang, China

Micronutrient deficiencies
• Mary Chea, Cambodia
• Hardinsyah Ridwan, Indonesia
• Pattanee Winichagoon, Thailand

Functional Ingredients & Foods in Health Promotion
• Pauline Chan, Singapore
• Anadi Nitithamyong, Thailand
• Nicholas West, Australia

Physical activity in promoting optimal health
• Hercules Callanta, Philippines
• Andrew Hills, Australia
• Motohiko Miyachi, Japan

New Methodologies in Dietary Assessment & Food Composition

• Tomoji Igarashi, Japan
• Kunchit Judprasong, Thailand
• Malcolm Riley, Australia

Public Health Nutrition Policy
• Tahmeed Ahmed, Bangladesh

• Corazon Barba, Philippines
• Zakaria bin Kamis, Brunei Darussalam

National Plan of Action for Nutrition (NPAN) in SEA
• Mario Capanzana, Philippines
• Doddy Izwardy, Indonesia
• Truong Tuyet Mai, Vietnam
• May Khin Than, Myanmar
• Napaphan Viriyautsahakul, Thailand
• Zalma Abdul Razak, Malaysia

Food-based Dietary Guidelines in SEA
• Chelsea Cheng, Singapore
• Benny Kodyat, Indonesia
• Le Bach Mai, Vietnam
• Mohd Ismail Noor, Malaysia
• Kunlaporn Sukumaltakun, Thailand
• Celeste Tanchoco, Philippines
• May Khin Than, Myanmar


Regional Roundtable on:
Maternal Nutrition
School Nutrition Promotion Programmes
Childhood Obesity


Young Researchers' Award (YRA)
is now open for application!
Winners of the awards shall receive a cash prize:
Oral presentation : USD500
Poster presentation : USD300

and complimentary conference registration
Find out more here: https://seaphnconference 2017.org/award/


How to Register?

1. Complete and submit the online registration form here:

https://seaphnconference2017.o rg/registration/

2. Payment of registration fees can be done via the following methods:

  • Online banking
  • Credit card
  • Invoice to Malaysian companies/organisations*
  • Invoice to Malaysian government agencies*

Note: * for local delegates only