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 with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Saskia has written a blog powerful post on the importance of micronutrients in the food and health systems explaining the devastating effects a shortage of micronutrients can have on health. It shares the proven solutions in improving micronutrient status among vulnerable populations, and the global community’s importance to step-up during the upcoming United Nations Food Systems Summit and Tokyo’s Nutrition for Growth Summit in 2021. Read the full article here.