144/1002 - Better Together: Lessons learned from multi-sectoral implementation of nutrition programs

Organized by: John Snow Incorporated (JSI) Research & Training Institute (USA)
Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment
Sunday 15 October 8.30 - 13.00 h. Room 2 - Libertador C

Why is a multi-sectoral approach needed for nutrition, and why is it so hard to actually put it into practice?

Speaker

Dr. Agnes Guyon

Director of the Maternal and Child Health Center. John Snow Incorporated (JSI). France.


What have we learned on programming nutrition sensitive agriculture?

Speaker

Heather Danton

Director. Food Security and Nutrition. SPRING Project. John Snow Incorporated (JSI). USA.


How health and nutrition can be, and are being, brought together, and what is the unfinished agenda?

Speaker

Dr. Francesco Branca

Director of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Geneva. Switzerland.


Why is it so important to include WASH in nutrition programs?

Speaker

Dr. Jennifer Nielsen

Senior Nutrition Advisor. Hellen Keller International. USA.


Using an innovative tool to address anemia at the district level: Experiences from Ghana, Nepal, and Uganda

Speaker

Danya Sarkar

Nutrition Specialist. Anemia Team. SPRING Project. JSI. USA.


A multi-sectoral approach to engaging district government in joint planning, budgeting, and implementation – The RING Project in Ghana

Speaker

Dr. Agnes Guyon

Director of the Maternal and Child Health Center. John Snow Incorporated (JSI). France.


Building bridges across sectors to address the dual burden of malnutrition

Speaker

Amanda Pomeroy-Stevens

Senior Technical Advisor. John Snow, Inc. (JSI). USA.


Multiple behavioral themes in one strategy and one program – Experiences from multiple countries

Speaker

Marcia Griffiths

President. The Manoff Group. USA.


Measuring and making use of time use data in integrated programs: Suaahara II’s experience with the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index and community time diary activities in Nepal

Speaker

Dr. Kenda Cunningham

Senior Technical Adviser. Helen Keller International. Nepal.


Programmatic approaches to impact dietary diversity – Experiences from multiple countries

Speaker

Altrena Mukuria

Director of Country Initiatives. SPRING Project. Save the Children. USA.


Marketing of complementary foods: Findings from multiple countries – The ARCH Project

Speaker

Elizabeth Zehner

Director. ARCH Project. Helen Keller International. USA.


Platforms to reach adolescents to improve nutrition

Speaker

Peggy Koniz-Booher

Senior Nutrition/SBCC Technical Advisor. SPRING Project. John Snow, Inc. (JSI). USA.


Community video: An adaptable and effective tool for nutrition social and behavior change

Speaker

Philip Moses

MPH. SPRING Project. JSI Research and Training Institute, Inc. USA.


Challenges and potential solutions in research, monitoring, and evaluation of multi-sectoral nutrition projects: experiences from SPRING

Speaker

Timothy Williams

Senior Strategic Information Advisor. SPRING Project. John Snow, Inc. (JSI). USA.


Closing Remarks

Speaker

Jeniece Alvey

Nutrition Advisor. USAID Office of Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition/GHFPII. USA.