Learn about the MCCHE, our priorities, and some of our past events and collaborative initiatives in the articles found below.
The MCCHE in Recent News
- McGill announces Dr. Jean-Pierre Després as the 2018 Winner of the Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
- McGill announces Dr. Thomas Robinson as the 2016 winner of the Bloomberg Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health
- Two-day international conference throws light on food value chain issues
- Using foods high in sugar, fat as rewards can lead to obesity in children
- CICILS GPC 2015 World Pulses Convention Recap
- Watching What We Eat
- L'inefficacité de l'étiquette valeur nutritive
- A time of transformation in Quebec's greenhouse industry
- Do you have a dysfunctional relationship with food?
- Cheap Vegetables to Rural Poor in State Soon
- eKutir’s VeggieLite Gains Gates Foundation Grant
- 2016 declared UN International Year of Pulses
- Pulse industry set to ride global wave
The McGill Centre for the Convergence of Health and Economics: Research priorities and philosophy
Read articles highlighting the MCCHE’s beginnings, its approach and research focus.
- Why efforts against obesity aren’t working
- Silver Bullet solutions are not the answer to tackling obesity
- Tracking Neighborhood Eating Habits to Promote Healthier Diets
- Think and Do Tank Lays Groundwork for Real Innovation
- It’s a Catch-22 Situation
- Dubé to World Health Summit: More Collaboration Needed to Tackle Non-Communicable Diseases
- Investing in a Healthier World
Past Conferences: Tackling Obesity
Read articles featuring the MCCHE’s Health Challenge Think Tanks - conferences designed to get leading academics, business leaders and policy makers to explore the convergence of health and economics and encourage the development of policies that would lead to healthier lifestyles.
- Obesity Confab Seeks Solutions
- Video Games Promoted in the Fight Against Childhood Obesity
- Exer-Gaming Gets the Nod from Canadian Health Meet
- La crise alimentaire favorise l’obésité
Read articles outlining findings of work conducted by Scientific Director Laurette Dubé and the MCCHE.
- The Incidental Diet
- Improving the Economics of Agriculture, Linked to Improving the Health of Canadians, Says New CAPI Report
Learn about MCCHE’s collaborations and innovative initiatives designed to improve individuals’ health and economic well-being.
View some of the achievements of Laurette Dubé, James McGill Chair of Consumer and Lifestyle Psychology and Marketing at the Desautels Faculty of Management and Founder and Scientific Director of the MCCHE.