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.
“I’m excited to join the Forum at this pivotal point in the organization’s history,” said Dr. Osendarp.
MN Forum and IFPRI are pleased to announce that IFPRI has been selected to serve host the Forum’s Secretariat for the next three years.
In its search for a new hosting partner, the Forum is looking for an organization which aligns with its vision and mission, and has the expertise, experience and resources to house the Secretariat.
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
Innovative online platform answers the global call for high quality, accessible food fortification data to improve life-saving policies and programs for reducing malnutrition.
The Micronutrient Forum’s Steering Committee Co-Chair, and Nutrition International’s Director of Research and Evaluation, Luz María De-Regil, shares Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s recent report on maternal undernutrition in low-income settings.
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
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