“The pandemic has put millions of children at risk of malnutrition which could have devastating consequences.” On December 23, 2020, Micronutrient Forum Executive Director Dr. Saskia Osendarp co-authored an op-ed on COVID-19 and the risk of intergenerational malnutrition. Read the piece, co-authored with GAIN Executive Director Dr. Lawrence Haddad, here.
The CONNECTED Conference website is live! We are pleased to announce that the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference is now CONNECTED! As you’ll recall, in early March, we made the decision to delay the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference until November 2020. At the outset of the pandemic, we believed it might be possible to
While policymakers and public health leaders manage a range of urgent priorities, delivering good nutrition must be a foundational component of an effective pandemic response strategy. Good nutrition helps lessen the effects and risks of COVID-19, and is a prerequisite for the physical, immunological, and cognitive development of children and the health and productivity of
Save the Dates! Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and Second Global Summit on Food Fortification to take place November 8 to 13, 2020
Dear Global Conference and Global Summit on Food Fortification Community, We are pleased to announce November 8 through 13, 2020 as the new dates for the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and November 8 and 9, 2020 as the new dates for the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification in Bangkok, Thailand. Thank you for
Postponement of the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and Second Global Summit on Food Fortification
Dear Global Conference and Global Summit on Food Fortification Community, Due to guidance from the Government of Thailand, in response to the threat of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Southeast Asia, we are postponing the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification to a later, as-yet-unspecified date. The Department
UPDATE AS OF FEBRUARY 17, 2020 2:00 PM EST In its message to you posted on February 10 on this site and sent to all registered delegates on February 12, 2020, the organizers of the Micronutrient Forum 5th Global Conference and the Second Global Summit on Food Fortification committed to sharing updates with you every
GFDx shows that many countries have taken a critical first step to eliminate hidden hunger through the legislation of food fortification – a proven, cost-effective, sustainable, and scalable intervention to address hidden hunger by adding vitamins and minerals to staple foods.
The Micronutrient Forum is delighted to announce that its Fifth Global Conference “Building New Evidence and Alliances for Improving Nutrition” will take place between 23-27 March 2020 at the Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) in Bangkok, Thailand.