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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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Join us for a #FutureFortified Webinar with GAIN

On April 7, 2021, join Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director of the Micronutrient Forum, as she moderates the 3rd webinar Fortifying the supply chain – addressing premix challenges in the GAIN #FutureFortified series. The webinar will address the challenges associated with pre-mixes through presenations and conversations with representatives from Stern Vitamin, BASF, Hexagon Nutrition, the GAIN Premix

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The world’s most cost-effective health intervention is being overlooked

The SDG2 Advocacy Hub posted an opinion piece The world’s most cost-effective health intervention is being overlooked by Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director at the Micronutrient Forum. With the recent release of the 2021 Lancet series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition, this article shares the importance of investing in micronutrient interventions as they have surfaced as a priority – heightened

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Announcing Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies: New consortium will harness action to improve maternal nutrition

MARCH 10, 2021 – On a global webinar today, the Micronutrient Forum and its partners announced the launch of the new Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium (HMHB). This consortium will harness global momentum to improve access to good maternal nutrition services and accelerate the availability and effective use of affordable multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS). Through

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Let’s Get [re] CONNECTED!

Today, we are proud to announce all sessions of the Micronutrient Forum’s 5th Global Conference, CONNECTED, are now OPEN ACCESS and deliver the CONNECTED proceedings – all made possible through the support of Sight and Life. 2021 is an important year for global nutrition. The UN Food Systems Summit and Nutrition for Growth Summit are approaching and having inclusive access to

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Join us March 10 for the launch of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium

The Micronutrient Forum is pleased to invite its partners, stakeholders and those interested in women’s nutrition to the launch of the Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Consortium (HMHB). The 90-minute launch webinar event will feature moderated dialogues on the science behind maternal nutrition and MMS, and country implementation experiences. It will start at 8 ET/14 CET/18:30

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