10 December 2018

The Micronutrient Forum appoints Dr. Saskia Osendarp as Executive Director

  Media Release Washington D.C., December 10, 2018 –  The Micronutrient Forum (the Forum) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Saskia Osendarp, as its first Executive Director. Dr. Osendarp, who holds an MSc and PhD in Nutrition from Wageningen University & Research in the Netherlands, will lead the Forum as it continues to […]

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15 November 2017

Open call for expressions of interest to host the Micronutrient Forum Secretariat

The Board of Trustees of the Micronutrient Forum invites expressions of interest from institutions that wish to consider entering into a hosting arrangement with the Forum as it embarks upon the next phase of its operations. The Forum has enjoyed a productive partnership with Nutrition International for the past six years. Notable achievements include two […]

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06 October 2017

Join the MNForum at IUNS 21st ICN 2017 – International Congress of Nutrition

From October 15th to 20th at the Sheraton Hotel and Convention Centre in Buenos Aires, Argentina, the Micronutrient Forum is looking forward to showcasing the work of a very productive year following the close of the 2016 Global Conference in Cancun last October. Three new reports and a new data platform, collaborations with the Sackler […]

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01 March 2017

On World Birth Defects Day, the Micronutrient Forum joins PUSH! Global Alliance to raise awareness about Neural Tube Defects and Hydrocephalus

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: “Every year, approximately 3%–6% of infants worldwide are born with a serious birth defect. Birth defects can affect an infant regardless of birthplace, race, or ethnicity. In many countries, birth defects are among the leading causes of death for infants and young children. Those who […]

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13 February 2017

MN Forum releases synopsis of Food Fortification report

The Micronutrient Forum has commissioned a report to provide insights into the state of the world of food fortification. The primary purpose of this report is to provide an objective overview, with emphasis on shining a light on research gaps and challenges in the scaling-up of staple food fortification, especially in the low-and middle-income country […]

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