Prof. Vincent Onywera was invited by the University of Mauritius to deliver a keynote address during a scientific workshop organized as part of the University’s golden jubilee celebrations. Prof. Onywera’s topic was: Physical Activity for Health and wellness: The need for a multispectral approach. The organization of a scientific workshop on physical activity for long-term health was aimed at providing a platform for the scientific community, policy makers, healthcare professionals, and captains of the agro-food industry as well as the civil society to express their views on nutrition and physical activity based on available scientific evidence. The Department of Biosciences and Health Sciences, University of Mauritius played a pivotal role in the organization of the event which took place on Friday 20th November 2015 at the Auditorium Octave Wiehe, Reduit.