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Tackling undernutrition through action and accountability

On Monday, July 26 from 13.30-14.20 CEST, the Micronutrient Forum, Standing Together for Nutrition, The Power of Nutrition and ENN Emergency Nutrition Network will host “Tackling undernutrition through action and accountability: A ‘reset’ for the prevention, early detection and treatment of wasting and costing information on the consequences of stunting” a parallel session during the pre-summit of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UN FSS). The need to prioritize

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Closing the Evidence Gap for Food Systems Transformation

Join us for “Closing the Evidence Gap for Food Systems Transformation” on Monday, July 26 at 19:30-20:20 CEST for this dynamic session focused on the challenges and opportunities for more and better data, more useful data, and more data use for food systems transformation. Dr Jessica Fanzo of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health will moderate

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Women’s Nutrition, Economic Empowerment and Leadership in the Food Systems Cluster

The Micronutrient Forum is hosting a United Nations Food Systems Pre-Summit (UNFSS) Affiliated Session on Women’s Nutrition, Economic Empowerment and Leadership in the Food Systems Cluster on:   Tuesday, July 2713:30-14:20 ET | 19:30–20:20 CET | 23:00-23:50 IST Save your spot, register here!   The UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) offers a tremendous opportunity to usher in a new era

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Global Nutrition Report Announces New Independent Expert Group Members and Nutrition Accountability Framework

The Global Nutrition Report (GNR), the world’s leading independent assessment of the state of global nutrition, has selected the Micronutrient Forum’s Executive Director Saskia Osendarp as a member of the Extended Independent Expert Group (IEG). Here at the Micronutrient Forum, we are proud to support Saskia and know she will bring valuable insight and tremendous

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New Paper Released on the Micronutrient Data Generation Initiative

Increasing the availability and utilization of reliable data on population micronutrient (MN) status globally: the MN Data Generation Initiative Micronutrient (MN) deficiencies can produce a broad array of adverse health and functional outcomes. Young, preschool children and women of reproductive age in low- and middle-income countries are most affected by these deficiencies, but the true

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COVID-19 Recovery: Why investing in nutrition cannot wait

Join us on for a WHO Food Systems Summit Dialogues: Health Talk discussing the impact of the pandemic and the urgency to prioritize nutrition in COVID-recovery policy. The webinar will share response planning solutions that are ripe for investment. If we fail to act, this crisis will reverse a decade of progress and particularly impact

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Women Nutrition: Resilience and Recovery on the Road to 2030

The Micronutrient Forum and the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium are pleased to present Women Nutrition: Resilience and Recovery on the Road to 2030, a session during the World Health Organization Food Systems Dialogues: Health Talks against the backdrop of the World Health Assembly and Food Systems Summit Dialogues. Join us on June 8 for an hour-long session with short

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Watch the #FutureFortified Webinar Moderated by Saskia Osendarp

Webinar: Fortifying the supply chain – addressing premix challenges   Over the last two decades, the premix industry has evolved to meet the challenge of supplying premix to countries supporting national fortification programs and ensuring staple foods can be fortified.    Yet, COVID-19 has caused an unprecedented global crisis, with severe impacts on the lives

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[re]CONNECTED Webinar Series | Understanding the Data

Join us on April 28 for our first event in the [re]CONNECTED Webinar Series Understanding the Data: Exploring the estimates on vitamin A and zinc revealed in the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Studies moderated by Lisa Rogers from the World Health Organization. During this 90-minute webinar, Ashkan Afshin from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation will share the

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