As employers, business leaders, experts in the field of nutrition and advocates for the Sustainable Development Goals, it is important for us to work together to improve the health of global workforces. By introducing the concept of workforce nutrition to address societal needs that benefit employees and employers alike, it can potentially create a better world for all.
How does healthy immunity through workforce nutrition impact employee engagement and productivity? Are workforce nutrition programmes effective? Learn more from our leaders through this 60-minute virtual session.
A good nutrition is a key driver for both healthy lives and healthy businesses, and it also creates brighter lives for all. This session aims to help employers, HR & operational leaders, senior managers like yourselves to ensure that employees have access to knowledge about healthy nutrition through your workforce nutrition.
|2:00pm to 2:05pm SGT
|Introduction to the session & agenda
|2:05pm to 2:15pm SGT
|Welcome remarks by Taichi Inui, DSM Nutritional Products, APAC, Regional Manager for Nutrition Science & Advocacy
|2:15pm to 2:35pm SGT
|Presentation on ‘The Evidence for Workforce Nutrition Interventions’ by Christina Nyhus Dhillon, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Senior Technical Specialist
|2:35pm to 2:50pm SGT
|2:50pm to 3:00pm SGT
|Wrap up and closing
Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. Our products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large.
Taichi Inui holds a PhD in Pharmacognosy (natural products chemistry) from University of Illinois at Chicago. With over 10 years of industrial experience, he has expertise in scientific disciplines including nutrition, preventive medicine, oral health, salivary diagnostics, food oral processing, and veterinary dentistry. Currently he is an APAC Regional Manager for Nutrition Science & Advocacy at DSM Nutritional Products.
Christina Nyhus Dhillon, PHD, MPH, is an international public health nutritionist and researcher. She is a Senior Technical Specialist at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, based in Geneva, Switzerland. As part of GAIN’s Knowledge Leadership unit, Christina leads the Workforce Nutrition global program and supports tracking the progress of the SUN Business Network.She has provided technical oversight, management and research for nutrition programs including food fortification, vitamin A supplementation, workforce nutrition and agriculture-nutrition programs. Prior to joining GAIN Geneva, Christina worked for Helen Keller International, and Harvard School of Public Health, living and working in Tanzania, India and Peru. She has a Master’s in Public Health from Emory University (2001) and a PhD from Cornell University’s Division of Nutritional Sciences (2009).