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Author: Josie Di Felice

Posted: May 20, 2016

Categories: GoodFoodBites / News from Sustain Members / Ontario Food and Nutrition Strategy / Webinars

NRC-Nutrition-Resource-Centre-logo-squareJoin the Nutrition Resource Centre in partnership with EPODE Canada as they examine the potential for social marketing campaigns  to influence human behaviours and to help us make healthier choices like choosing water over sugar-sweetened beverages.   The two organizations are hosting  Using Social Marketing to Promote Water and Reduce Sugary Drinks webinar on June 9 that promises a step-by-step overview for effective social marketing campaigns to promote health.

According to event details shared by NRC, the webinar will offer a guide for developing and implementing a social marketing campaign to positively impact health behaviours, including key success factors, and to overcome common barriers to using social marketing as a health promotion strategy.  The EPODE International community’s successful social marketing to promote water consumption will be featured. Participants also will hear about a local campaign in Ontario to reduce sugar-sweetened beverages.

Speakers include

Dennis Edell is Managing Director of EPODE Canada and an internationally recognized social marketing expert.

Julie Charlebois, BASc, MHSc, RD, is a Health Promotion Specialist at Toronto Public Health.

Space is limited, so the hosts request that you log in as a group if there is more than one attendee from your organization

The webinar on Thursday, June 9, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. EDT is free for Ontario residents, and $15 for participants from outside of Ontario.

Register today!