Nutrition

Events

2017 list of events

November


October


WHO participates to the 21st IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition

15 - 20 October 2017
IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Training workshop: Best practices of wheat flour fortification

18 - 19 October 2017
Farah Rabat Hotel, Rabat, Morocco

Sponsored symposium: New tools and resources for monitoring and evaluating micronutrient public health programmes

In collaboration with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States of America
18 October 2017
IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center (14:30 - 16:30, Room 11 - Golden Horn)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sponsored symposium: The assessment of vitamin A status in populations

In collaboration with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States of America
18 October 2017
IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center (11:30 - 13:30, Room 11 - Golden Horn)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Sponsored symposium: WHO guidelines on optimal blood folate concentrations to prevent neural tube defects in countries with and without folic acid fortification

In collaboration with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), United States of America
15 October 2017
IUNS 21st International Congress of Nutrition
Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Center (16:30 - 18:30, Room 5)
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Risk of excessive intake of vitamins and minerals delivered through public health interventions - current practices and case studies

Technical consultation
4 - 6 October 2017
RIU Plaza Panamá Hotel
Panamá City, Panamá

September


July


4th Annual Summer Institute for systematic reviews in nutrition for global policy-making

World Health Organization (WHO)/Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Collaborating Centre on implementation research in nutrition and global policy and Cochrane
24 July to 4 August 2017
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University Campus
Ithaca, NY, United States of America

Eleventh meeting of the WHO Nutrition Guidance Expert Advisory Group (NUGAG)

Subgroup on Diet and Health
3 - 6 July 2017
Brijuni, Croatia

May


Towards the Elimination of Iodine Deficiency by 2020

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the World Health Organization (WHO), the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), The Iodine Global Network (IGN), and the Effective Altruism (EA)
Date: 23 May 2017
Time: 18:30 - 20:00
Venue: Impact Hub, Rue Fendt 1, Geneva, Switzerland23 May 2017

Technical consultation to identify priority areas for counselling and support to improve breastfeeding practices

11 - 12 May 2017
Chateau de Penthes, Chemin de l'Impératrice 18, 1292 Pregny
Geneva, Switzerland

March


Strengthening and implementing the nutrition monitoring and surveillance: lessons from the field

23 - 24 March 2017
Centre International de Conférences Genève (CICG)
17 rue de Varembé, 1211 Genève 20, Switzerland

Women and labour: a nutritional perspective

A side-event for the 61st session of the Commission on the Status of Women
20 March 2017, 13:15 - 14:30 hrs
Conference Room 11, UN Headquarters, New York

January


Recognizing the complexity of anaemia in Bangladesh

Accelerated Reduction Effort on Anaemia (AREA) Community of Practice (CoP) webinar
31 January 2017
8:00 am EST (1:00 pm GMT)
Online webinar