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This workshop will explore the impact of gender on women’s relationship with food and engagement in physical activities.
The workshop will cover:
• Key concepts of gender as key determinants of health
• The complex interplay between women’s health, body size, food and physical activity
• How gender impacts on chronic disease and eating behaviours
• Health promotion approaches that account for gender in these areas
This workshop is designed for professionals working in a range of areas including health promotion, social policy, community development, health and support services, women’s health, community health and local and state government to better plan their services to respond to the particular needs of women.