Since its establishment, the Human Health Organization has received a broad range of responses and support from various stakeholders of different sectors and fields. We especially appreciate the gracious support and assistance from entities in the UN System and organizations working towards the UN Development Goals.
The 2018 Chinese Food Festival at the United Nations will be held on November 5-9, 2018, in the Delegates Dining Room at United Nations Headquarters in New York, a globally recognized location that sets an esteemed standard.
The festival offers a unique opportunity to promote and heighten awareness of the rich culture, exquisite cuisine and millennia traditions from China to an international community that includes world leaders, ambassadors, delegates, UN staff and the general public, representing 193 countries of the world. In addition, it is an effective way to generate new business and build relationships to the festival sponsoring partners.
As Organizer of the 2018 Chinese Food Festival at the United Nations, HHO cordially invites prospective partners to join us at this prestigious international event to showcase your company, to elevate your brand awareness, and to open up broader global market by tapping into the potential channels and resources the UN international community has to offer.
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Dec 15, 2017, New York: The Human Health Organization (HHO) in collaboration with the Permanent Mission of the Republic of Paraguay to the United Nations has successfully organized the workshop “Healthy Cities – Cities of Tomorrow”, in support of the New Urban Agenda and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, at the United Nations Headquarters.
Approximately 50 representatives from the UN Member States, UN system organizations, academia, private sector, and NGOs convened to discuss the ways of promoting and realizing sustainable urban development, as agreed upon in the New Urban Agenda (2016), shared experiences and depicted challenges in building new cities, explored opportunities in creating multi-stakeholder partnerships in support of healthy cities. Participants addressed specific topics related to the Sustainable Development Goals 11 (Sustainable cities and communities), 3 (Good health and well-being), and 17 (Partnerships to achieve the goals).
Representatives from the Permanent Mission of Kasakhstan, the Permanent Mission of Egypt, and the Permanent Mission of Saudi Arabia made presentations and interventions on governmental plans of designing new cities, past experiences of building new settlements and moving people to new places. Officers from UN-Habitat and WHO shared international standards and agreements in the area of health, well-being and urban development. Researches in related fields shed light on the relationship between health and urban development, described environmental challenges and identified solutions to current and new human settlements. Private sector executives offered considerations on investing in and developing new cities. The workshop also highlighted an environment themed movie produced by Mingde Bros. Media to depict the dramatic challenges the world faces in addressing urbanization, development, health and environmental protection, among other issues, in people’s lives. Finally, the Human Health Organization executives presented the HHO Healthy Cities Initiative and conveyed its views on building healthy cities for the advancement of health and well-being for all.
The workshop is one of the series of events dedicated to healthy cities to be organized by HHO in collaboration with civil society, governments, academia and private sector.
New York, 29 July 2013. The Human Halth Organization convened health professionals in different fields and representing various regions of the world to its first Forum on Human Health, held at One UN Plaza, New York City.
Participating at the forum were distinguished experts from the Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA; Nutrition and Education International (NEI), Pasadena, CA, USA; Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Agriculture, P.M.B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria; Public Health Department of the Central American University "José Simeon Cañas" (UCA); Department of Food and Nutrition, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea; JSS MVP JSS Technical Institutions Campus Mysore – 570 006, India; Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, USA; Rodale Institute; and Human Health Organization officers.
A wide range of health topics and issues were presented and explored at the forum. Participants highlighted, in particular, nutritional challenges that are facing developing countries, underdeveloped societies and transitioning economies in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. They also outlined linkages between nutrition, health, wellness and sustainability for improving quality of life, from a conceptual perspective.
The Forum delegates were offered an analysis on “Improving Nutrition in Poor Societies Through Evidence-based Policy And Action” by Dr. Keith P. West from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Steve Kwon, President and CEO of NEI, demonstrated a proving way of “Developing a sustainable soy industry in Afghanistan as a practical solution to malnutrition”. Dr. Adewale Obadina from Nigeria discussed the food safety and nutrition status in Africa, and suggested corresponding recommendations to improve the situation.
Among other presenters were Dr. Selva-Sutter (UCA) who talked about “Effects of the global energy-alimentary crisis on health in Latin America”; Dr. Yoon (Republic of Korea) analyzed the situation with child nutrition in North Korea. Professor Prakash from India showed Policy Challenges for Vision 2019 with focus on Nutrition, Health, Wellness and Sustainable Networking for improving Quality of Life in Target Population; Dr. Steven A. Block (Tufts University) analyzed the correlation among “Economic Transformation, Nutrition, and Support For Agriculture” and calls for a better managed transition process, while Dr. Elaine Ingham, Chief Scientist from the Rodale Institute, revealed the linkages between Food Nutrition and Soil Health.
The forum continued with a joint discussion, experts sharing additional information on major health topics and highlighting their connection with talks at the ECOSOC General Segment, held at the United Nations from 18 to 25 July 2013, in particular policy recommendations of the Committee on World Food Security. The Forum’s specific suggestions and certain practical program options will be taken into consideration by HHO in the process of formulation its plan of work and activities for the years ahead.