Nutrition

Events

2014 list of events

November


Reaching the unreached: determinants of access to health care and nutrition interventions

Sponsored symposium, in collaboration with the Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
12 November 2014, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

Folate-preventable congenital anomalies: using the WHO research strategy to guide effective actions in public health

Sponsored symposium incollaboration with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
11 November 2014, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

August


Fortification of condiments and seasonings with vitamins and minerals in public health: from proof of concept to scaling up

26-28 August 2014, New York Academy of Sciences, New York, NY, United States of America

July


Training programme on surveillance and prevention of congenital anomalies and preterm births

In collaboration with the International Clearinghouse for Birth Defects Surveillance and Research (ICBDSR) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
7 - 11 July 2014, Geneva, Switzerland

WHO/Cochrane Collaboration/Cornell University Summer Institute for Systematic Reviews in Nutrition for Global Policy Making

In collaboration with Cornell University, the Cochrane Collaboration, and Micronutrient Initiative
7-18 July 2014, Ithaca, NY, United States of America
Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University Campus

June


Sponsored symposium: Blood folate cut-offs in women of reproductive age. Evidence to inform WHO guidelines for neural tube defects prevention

In collaboration with the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2 June 2014
Micronutrient Forum Global Conference
Location: United Nations Conference Center (12:30 – 14:00, Room LBR)

Sponsored symposium: Strategic behaviour change approaches to optimize the impact of micronutrient interventions

In collaboration with the Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2 June 2014
Micronutrient Forum Global Conference
Location: United Nations Conference Center (10:30 – 12:00, Room CR 2)

Sponsored symposium: Use of ferritin concentrations to assess iron status in populations. Evidence to inform WHO guidelines

In collaboration with the International Micronutrient Malnutrition Prevention and Control (IMMPaCt) Programme, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2 June 2014
Micronutrient Forum Global Conference
Location: United Nations Conference Center (19:00 – 20:30, Room CC 11)

Human Rights Council Twenty-sixth session

Agenda item 3
Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Anand Grover
Unhealthy foods, non-communicable diseases and the right to health

Guideline development group – nutrition actions meeting

Villa Barton, Auditorium Jacques-Freymond
Geneva, Switzerland
23-26 June 2014

May


2nd Consultation on a political outcome document

FAO/WHO Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

April


February


Contact information:

Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

Fax: +4122 791 41 56
Email: nutrition@who.int