By Dr. Noor Khan, Senior Technical Advisor for Nutrition in Food Systems In 2003, as National Program Manager for Nutrition International (then the Micronutrient Initiative) in Pakistan, I had expressed the organization’s dream to raise the national rate of household consumption of iodized salt in Pakistan, from 17% to at least 80%. At the time,
Recognizing how closely intertwined nutrition and sexual and reproductive health are, Nutrition International is working with partners to integrate nutrition into SRHR interventions. The upcoming International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi is a chance for organizations to come together and build innovative solutions for women and girls’ health.
2020 is a big year for nutrition. Yet strangely I have never been more concerned about its future as a global priority.
By Dr. Marion Roche, Senior Technical Advisor for Adolescent and Women’s Health and Nutrition Although adolescent health is gaining recognition globally as an area that requires attention, there is currently no one-stop-shop for information about adolescent nutrition and anaemia. In fact, most graduate nutrition programs have very little emphasis placed on adolescent nutrition. There is
By Dr. Dylan Walters, Project Director for Health Economics I recently published a study on the “Cost of Not Breastfeeding: Global results and a new tool” in collaboration with Alive & Thrive. This study estimated the health, human capital and economic costs of not breastfeeding for over 100 countries and concluded that not breastfeeding newborns