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A Tribute to a Nutrition Titan: Remembering Dr. Noel W. Solomons

By Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director, Micronutrient Forum Today, I write with a heavy heart as the global nutrition community mourns the loss of Dr. Noel W. Solomons, a stalwart figure in the field of micronutrients. With a career spanning over four decades, Dr. Solomons dedicated his life to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable […]

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Antenatal MMS – One of the Best Bets for Global Development

Maternal nutrition plays a crucial role in the health and well-being of communities and nations. However, poor nutrition continues to rob girls and women of their full potential, preventing them from growing, learning, working, and thriving. This harmful cycle starts before birth, continues through childhood, and can be passed on through motherhood.

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From Theory to Practice: The Latest in Program Implementation and Effectiveness at #MNF2023

Insights and reflections by Mduduzi Mbuya (Director of Knowledge Leadership, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, GAIN USA) ; and Deanna Olney (Director, Nutrition, Diets, and Health, International Food Policy Research Institute, IFPRI USA); Co-Chairs for Track 3 of the Micronutrient Forum’s 6th Global Conference Program Committee. This post is part of the Exclusive #N4R Previews

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Mitigating the Impact of COVID-19 on Child Malnutrition in Mexico: Investing in Nutrition for a Resilient Future

By Mishel Unar-Munguía, Center for Research on Nutrition and Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico, and Cecilia Fabrizio, ST4N Program Lead The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted Mexico’s economy and food and health systems, leading to increased poverty and food insecurity, and exacerbating an already large burden of maternal and child malnutrition. A warning for

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Introducing the #MNF2023 Program!

This post is an introduction to the Exclusive #N4R Previews blog series. In today’s world, where cascading hunger and malnutrition crises are impacting vulnerable communities, the Micronutrient Forum’s 6th Global Conference #MNF2023, Nutrition for Resilience #N4R, couldn’t be more timely and relevant. From climate change to soaring food prices, conflicts, and the aftermath of the

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Unveiling the Latest in Micronutrient Science and Assessment at #MNF2023

Insights and Reflections by Dr. Kyly Whitfield, Associate Professor, Mount Saint Vincent University and Micronutrient Forum’s Conference Program Committee, Track 1 Co-Chair. This post is part of the Exclusive #N4R Previews blog series. As a member of the program committee for the Micronutrient Forum’s 6th Global Conference, I am thrilled to share with you a

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New Study Supports the Use of Multiple Micronutrient Supplementation in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for many women, but it is also a time of increased nutritional needs as the body works to support the growing fetus. Unfortunately, many women in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) struggle to meet these needs, leading to micronutrient deficiencies that can have serious consequences for both mother and baby.

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