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About this Health talk

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Organizers: FAO, WHO, CODEX Alimentarius

Overview

World Food Safety Day 2022 celebrations will be marked by a panel discussion under the theme “Safer food, better health”. The first half of the event will focus on the need to transform food systems to deliver better health, through an online moderated panel with WHO Assistant Director-General Naoko Yamamoto and Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in Geneva Dominique Burgeon. The speakers will also take audience questions.

The second half of the event will explore, in a moderated panel, how different players ensure the sustainable production and consumption of safe foods in different settings in order to improve health outcomes.

Interpretation will be available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.

Agenda

Moderator: Dr Francesco Branca, Director, Department of Nutrition and Food Safety, WHO

Safer food, better health

  • WHO ADG Dr Naoko Yamamoto, Safe food— delivering better health for all
  • Director of the FAO Liaison Office with the United Nations in Geneva Mr Dominique Burgeon, Working together for food safety
  • Moderated Q and A with audience

Moderated panel of food safety in different settings across the food supply chain

  • Ms Constanza Vergara Escobar, Ministry of Agriculture, the Republic of Chile 
  • Dr Nicole Sharon Affrifah, University of Ghana, the Republic of Ghana 
  • Mr Tan Han Kiat, Singapore Food Agency, the Republic of Singapore 
  • Mr Sridhar Venkat, the Akshaya Patra Foundation, the Republic of India 
  • Moderated Q and A with audience

Closing remarks

Dr Tom Heilandt, Secretary of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission

About The Speakers

Say hello to your Speakers for this Health talk.

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Director General, World Health Organization

Dr Qu Dongyu

Dr Qu Dongyu

Director General, Food and Agriculture Organization

Dr Naoko Yamamoto

Dr Naoko Yamamoto

Assistant Director-General, Division of UHC/Healthier Populations, World Health Organization - HEP

Dr Francesco Branca

Dr Francesco Branca

Director, Nutrition and Food Safety, World Health Organization

Dr Tom Heilandt

Dr Tom Heilandt

Secretary, FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission

Mr Han Kiat Tan

Mr Han Kiat Tan

Director for Operations Policy and Development, Singapore Food Agency

Dr Nicole Sharon Affrifah

Dr Nicole Sharon Affrifah

Head, Department of Food Process Engineering, University of Ghana

Dr Dominique Burgeon

Dr Dominique Burgeon

Director of the Liaison Office for the United Nations in Geneva, FAO, Geneva

Mr Suresh Kumar

Mr Suresh Kumar

Head of Quality and Food Safety, The Akshaya Patra Foundation

Ms Constanza Vergara Escobar

Ms Constanza Vergara Escobar

Ministry of Agriculture, The Republic of Chile

Topics Covered


Global food systems

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