June 25th – Shaping the Future of Health in The Netherland and Beyond


The institute for Preventive Health (i4PH), part of the EWUU alliance, is dedicated to fostering a dynamic and interconnected community. Our mission is clear: to drive groundbreaking research by cultivating meaningful partnerships that transcend institutional boundaries. We recognise the importance of nurturing connections across diverse preventive health communities. Therefore, we host Community Get-Togethers, bringing together researchers from all EWUU partners for insightful sessions and vibrant exchanges.

25 June 12:00 – 16:30, Akoesticum, Ede

Join us on the 25th of June for a transformative event focused on shaping the future of health in the Netherlands and beyond. WUR, the institute 4 Preventive Health, the ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport and the ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food quality, invite you to participate in an insightful discussion on advancing innovation in nutrition & health. Discover cutting-edge research and engage in interactive sessions aimed at developing actionable strategies. Together, we can pave the way towards a healthier future for all.


12.00u Walk-in with lunch
13.00u Opening of the day

  • Introduction KB37 Healthy and Safe Food Systems
  • Introduction Institute 4 Preventive Health
  • Keynote Lecture Wouter Boon: Transition towards more preventive health.

In his talk, Wouter Boon will give an introduction to the concepts originating from transition studies which help to understand how the transition towards preventive health starts, what the main challenges are and what is needed to overcome these challenges.

14.00u Break, possibility to network
14.30u Three different workshops

  • Healthy Start – led by Edith Feskens
  • Healthy Living Environment – led by Marleen Onwezen
  • Sustainable Health & Nutrition – led by Diederik Esser

15.30u Short break
15.45u Plenary session, feedback from the workshops
16.00u (Network) drinks


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Please be aware that seats for this event are limited. Your registration will be final upon receiving a confirmation email from the organisers of this event.

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Akoesticum, Ede


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