Asian Forum 2015

The 2015 Asian Forum was held on Tuesday 24th November at the Sorrento in the Park in Auckland.  The following are a selection of downloadable presentations from the day.


Update on e-CALDTM.  Sue Lim, Operations Manager, Asian Health Services, Waitemata DHB.

Walk the Talk. Jenny Lim, Sport Capability Project Manager – KiwiSport and ActivAsian, Harbour Sport

Bringing HOPE to Asian Families.Teresa Cleary, Services Coordinator, Diabetes New Zealand

Kids in the City – ethnic comparisons. Dr En-Yi (Judy) Lin, Researcher, SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, Massey University

Reach for the Stars – Health Star Rating. Samantha Taylor, Senior Advisor, Nutrition and Physical Activity, Health Promotion Agency

Vitamin D – issues for NZ Asian populations and public health implications. Dr Pamela von Hurst, Co-Director Vitamin D Research Centre, School of Food and Nutrition, Massey University

Asian cultural beliefs and the impact they have on decisions around nutrition and physical activity. Sue Lim, Operations Manager, Asian Health Services, Waitemata DHB

Learning about the PODOSA trial – lessons & implications for the NZ Context. Varsha Asrani, Senior Clinical Dietitian, Auckland District Health Board

Asian Populations and Health Status In New Zealand. Dr Annette Mortensen, Programme Manager: Asian, Refugee & Migrant Health Action Plan, Northern Regional Alliance Limited

Speaker Biographies and Presentation Descriptions