Friday, May 9, 2014

DEDIPAC website launched

The DEterminants of DIet and Physical Activity knowledge hub is the first joint action of the European Joint Programming Initiative for a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life in Europe. The DEDIPAC KH is a multidisciplinary consortium of scientists from 46 research centres in 12 countries across Europe. The main objective of DEDIPAC is to understand the determinants of dietary, physical activity and sedentary behaviours and to translate this knowledge into a more effective promotion of a healthy diet and physical activity. DEDIPAC is now underway for a few months, and next week the firts full consortium meeting will be held in Amsterdam, at the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research of the VU University and its medical center. The website for DEDIPAC was launched this week in preparation of the meeting.