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Micronutrient Forum 2014

Department of International Health faculty among brain trust teaming up to wipe out hidden hunger
June 2 
– 6

MN Forum 2014The Micronutrient Forum is a consultative group, representing a cross-sector approach with stakeholders from nutrition, health, agriculture, social protection, food security, and the private sector. It brings together the most exciting and current research and programming on nutrition, with the focus on micronutrients, to provide an arena for the best evidence-based approach for programming. 

Schedule of Department of International Health Faculty Presentations in the Forum

Oral Presentations

 

Date

Time

Name

Title of Abstract

Room #

June 2

14:40-15:00

Amanda Palmer

Beyond orange-fleshed sweet potato: The efficacy of provitamin A-rich maize and cassava

Room CR 3

June 3

16:05-16:20

Parul Christian

Which nutrition interventions are being proposed for pregnant and lactating women, based on the 2013 Lancet series?

Room CR3

June 4

19:00-21:00

Rolf Klemm

The Importance of a Multisectoral Approach for Anemia Reduction (Rolf is first presenter)

Room CR 3

June 5

8:30-9:00

Parul Christian

Coordinator & Presenter:  Update of evidence on specific micronutrient deficiencies implicated in poor pregnancy outcomes and stunting, mechanisms involved, and implications for interventions.

Room CR1

 June 5

16:00-17:00

Rolf Klemm

Trials and Tribulations-The Case of Newborn Vitamin A Supplementation in Bangladesh

Room CC 11

June 5

16:45-17:00

Keith West

Plasma nutriproteomics:  A new approach to micronutrient status assessment?

Room CR5

June 5

17:59-17:12

Amanda Palmer

Impact of provitamin A biofortified maize flour consumption on dark adaptation in Zambian children.

Room CR2

Poster Presentations

Date

Time

Name

Title of Poster

Poster #

June 3

13-14:00 & 15:30-16:00

Maxwell Barffour

Malaria exacerbates inflammation-induced bias in ferritin and soluble transferrin receptor values.

Board B102, Poster 0453

June 3

13-14:00 & 15:30-16:00

Sun Eun Lee

Effect of antenatal micronutrient supplementation on the plasma proteome in school aged children in Nepal

Board B130, Poster 0436

June 4

 

10-10:30 & 12-13:00

Rolf Klemm

Dietary diversity is low and associated with nutritional status of women in early pregnancy in rural Bangladesh.

Board B017, Poster 0066

June 4

10-10:30 & 12-13:00

Bess Lewis

Harnessing new computing technologies for detailed assessment of child diet in rural Zambia.

Board B020, Poster 0495

June 4

10-10:30 & 12-13:00

Kerry Schulze

Micronutrient status during pregnancy and effects of antenatal supplementation with multiple micronutrients versus iron-folic acid in rural Bangladesh.

Board B063, Poster 0487

June 5

10-10:30 & 12-13:00

Keith West

Potential of the plasma nutriproteome to predict micronutrient distributions in undernourished settings.

Board B011, Poster 0498

June 5

10-10:30 & 12-13:00

Swetha Manohar

Risk factors for anemia in non-pregnant women across the agroecological zones of Nepal.

Board B041, Poster 0449

Moderating/ Chairing  Sessions

Date

Time

Name

Title of Talk

Room #

June 2

14:00-14:20

Kristen Hurley

Session Chair: Strategies to reduce disparities through micronutrient / child development interventions

Room CR 2

June 3

16:00-17:15

Rolf Klemm

Moderator:  Recent trials on vitamin A supplementation of the newborn.

Room CR1