Nutrition International pleased to take part in Global Adolescent Health Conference
Posted on May 10, 2017
Ottawa, CANADA – Nutrition International is pleased to announce its participation in Global Adolescent Health Conference organized by the Canadian Partnership for Women and Children’s Health (CanWaCH) in Ottawa, Canada, on May 16th and 17th, 2017.
Adolescent nutrition will be one of the main pillars of this conference, which will bring together nearly 400 development organizations, government representatives, academics, researchers and practitioners from around the world.
Nutrition International is pleased to host a plenary panel discussion titled Unlocking Potential: Scaling Up Nutrition for Adolescents as part of the official conference program.
Recognizing both the fundamental importance of scaling up nutrition and the significant challenges in reaching adolescents with nutrition interventions, this session will offer first-hand insight into strategies for overcoming barriers and opening doors to improved nutrition. Key areas of focus will include: data and gender gaps, evidence-based solutions to scaling up nutrition for adolescents, and building community support for nutrition interventions.
WHEN: Wednesday, May 17th, 10:25-11:10AM
WHERE: Ballroom, Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa
MODERATED BY: Katja Iversen, President and CEO, Women Deliver
Introductory remarks by Joel Spicer, President and CEO, Nutrition International
*Please note that the session will be in English. However, simultaneous French translation will be available.