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After a sensational launch in Melbourne, NCDFREE are bringing the Innovation Incubator to Oslo – our latest event which aims to engage the next generation of leaders from health and beyond.

This 150 minute workshop will showcase the wide variety of activities and concepts which NCDFREE has developed and championed since 2013, specifically focusing on the diverse communication and advocacy tools used to engage young professionals and students in the topics of non communicable diseases and Global Health.

Attendees will gain innovative thinking, advocacy and leadership skills through interactive presentations, skill sharing and design-oriented exercises. Ultimately, we aim to connect a diverse group of next generation thinkers and leaders with NCDs, NCDFREE and Global Health through stimulating and exciting activities.

This session will focus on the theme of climate change and health, and therefore we have exclusively secured the voices of emerging leaders Natalie Molino and Dr Sudhvir Singh from the EAT Initiative who will share their knowledge, skills and experiences.

This event is held in collaboration with Norwegian Public Health association and is free for all to participate regardless of background or university affiliation.

The EAT Foundation builds on the work of the EAT Initiative, created by the Stordalen Foundation and Stockholm Resilience Centre in 2013. Together with the Wellcome Trust they launched the EAT Foundation in March 2016 with the ambition to reform the global food system, enabling us to feed a growing global population with healthy food from a healthy planet. The three organisations will use their unique range of experience in health, science, policy and sustainability, to convene experts and decision makers who together can transform the way we eat.

Natalie Molino- Policy Projects Coordinator, EAT Initiative

Natalie Molino is the Policy Projects Coordinator at the EAT Foundation. She is passionate about non-communicable disease prevention, food and nutrition security, climate change mitigation and community engagement. Her work currently focuses on bringing together public health and environmental sustainability expertise to transform and design global food system solutions. She holds a Bachelor of Biomedicine and a Masters of Public Health from the University of Melbourne. She has previously worked for the Obesity Policy Coalition at the Cancer Council Victoria.

Dr Sudhvir Singh – Director of Policy, EAT Initiative

Sudhvir is an Internal Medicine doctor with a background in climate change and public health advocacy. Sudhvir graduated top of his class at the Auckland School of Medicine in 2011, where he also studied for an Honours degree in Public Health. He has led the organisation Generation Zero, campaigning for better transport, urban design & climate change policy; and chaired the Doctors-in-Training Council of the New Zealand Medical Association. Sudhvir has co-edited the Environmental Health chapter in one of the leading international textbooks on global health and published articles on the health impacts of climate change.