Jun 10-13, 2024  |  ALL DAY

World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2024

The World Public Health Nutrition Congress (WPHN) 2024 will be taking place in-person in London, UK and virtually. This year's theme is Questioning the Solutions: has the Decades of Nutrition delivered? The event is taking place one year before the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition and the congress will question the current global solutions to addressing malnutrition. 

The congress will include contributed workshops, concurrent orals and posters. Topics include food security, infant and child feeding, school food environments, child malnutrition, packaging labelling, sustainable food systems and diets and much more. Several Lawson Centre faculty, staff and trainees will be presenting at this year's symposium .  


  1. Foster an effective interaction between leading activists, academics, researchers, practitioners, policy makers and communities to challenge current solutions to health and nutrition issues.
  2. Engage academics and policymakers in advancing the rights of disadvantaged and marginalized groups.
  3. Enable active debates between key policy makers, practitioners, communities and researchers on policies and programmes that are appropriate, effective, and acceptable to those most afflicted. 
  4. Strengthen capacity for action of public health nutrition workforce through knowledge transfer, skills development, and establishment of action networks and support systems.
  5. Denounce corporate capture and conflicts of interest in the planning and execution of global public health nutrition policies and solutions, and thus to raise concern about this is by global public health nutrition actors. 

Many Lawson Centre trainees including Annette Blais, Nicole Weber and Nina Trask will be delivering oral presentations on school food programs at this year's event. 

For more information and to register, visit the WPHN Congress 2024 website