Forthcoming Activities of ILSI-India
Forthcoming Activities 2013-14
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ILSI India is a regional branch of International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) which has headquarters in Washington DC. ILSI India coordinates activities and provides scientific inputs and assistance to the South Asian Region which includes Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka.

ILSI-India activities primarily focus on local and regional issues and involve leading national and international experts in the deliberations. ILSI-India has given special and close attention to critical public health issues like complementary foods and food fortification. These are the priority areas.

Food Science for Public Health

Food Fortification
Food Fortification
A large section of population, particularly women and children in India and other South Asian countries suffer from micronutrient (minerals and vitamins) deficiencies resulting in low immunity, anemia, bone disorders, growth retardation etc. They also adversely affect capacity to work with fall in productivity in offices and factories and poor grades in schools. One way these can be prevented is through consumption of foods fortified with micronutrients.
Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy People
Healthy Lifestyle for Healthy People
Imbalance between energy expenditure and energy intake combined with genetic factors and environmental factors are leading to increase in the problem of Overweight and Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, Asthma, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Diseases etc. in adults, adolescents and children. Physical activity combined with balanced diet are important for leading a healthy life.

Food Safety
Food Safety
Food safety is critically important for improving public health. ILSI-India has devoted attention to critical issues in food safety, adoption of science based decision making, new technologies for food processing, new food packaging technologies, capacity building, training programs, harmonization of food regulations, adoption of HACCP, GMP and Risk Assessment, safety of GM foods etc.

Partners in Activities
ILSI-India Partners In Activities
ILSI-India is a science based institution and brings together scientists to discuss issues relevant to public health. It works with Government, Research Institutes, International Organizations and Food Allied Industries on scientific issues particularly those relating to food safety, risk assessment, nutrition and biotechnology.

DD National Channel Coverage of ILSI-India

Mr. D H Pai Panandiker Interview on Good Evening India on Earth Day

Climate Change and its Implications - DD National program ‘Good Evening India’ telecasted on 1st January 2014

ILSI-India Conference on Food Additives: Safety and Benefits held on April 24, 2015

A Report on “Conference On Processed Foods For Nutrition Security”, held on April 25, 2014 in New Delhi

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