Gill Walt, Emeritus Professor of International Wellness Plan at the London College of Hygiene & Tropical Medication, will be providing the meeting overview. She comments: 'The context of 2008 is quite not the same as that of 1978. Whereas the call for Primary Health Care thirty years back was inspirational, and happened within a context of strong leadership in the public health field, the move towards strengthening health systems today is currently largely technical, and leadership even more diffuse.That action, subsequently, made the animals resistant to becoming overweight on a high-fat diet even. Moreover, pets lacking adiponectin dropped more fat after 12 hours of fasting than normal mice did. Blood degrees of another fats hormone, leptin, are regulated inversely in relation to serum adiponectin levels, the researchers noted. Hence, central adiponectin/leptin signals may represent the physiological pathway where hypothalamic AMPK activity and diet are stimulated during fasting and suppressed after refeeding, they said. In addition to this short-term regulation of food intake and energy expenditure by adiponectin and leptin, both of these adipokines may participate in the long-term regulation of energy homeostasis also. The fundamental functions of leptin and adiponectin seem to be to protect an adequate fat reserve: leptin works as a satiety signal, and adiponectin functions as a starvation signal.