Online Program

Nutrition and malnutrition

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The presentations in this session will discuss the reasons for malnutrion and strategies which have worked in resource poor settings to reduce the prevalence of malnutrition
Session Objectives: Discuss the role played by nutrition in improving the health staus of communities and its relation to public health

Profile of the public health nutrition workforce in high burden stunting countries: Limiting and supporting factors   
Manisha Tharaney, MPH, MSW, Meghan Anson, MA, Sascha Lamstein, PhD, Kristen Kappos, MPH, Anuradha Narayan, MA and Hana Nekatebeb, PhD
Ability for women to overcome household food insecurity in rural Ghana   
P. Qasimah Boston, DrPH, MPH, CHES, Saleh M. M. Rahman, MD, PhD, MPH, C. Perry Brown, DrPH, Ivette A. López, PhD, MPH, Mitwe Musingo, PhD and Coumba Mar Gadio, PhD
Window of opportunity: Achieving nutritional impact through a five country community-based maternal and child nutrition project   
Noor Tirmizi, PhD, Lenette Golding, PhD, MPH, Ann DiGirolamo, PhD, MPH, Mary Lung'aho, PhD, Alyssa Lowe, MPH, Khrist Roy, MD, Allison Prather, MPH and Bethann Cottrell, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Breastfeeding Forum, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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