144/1049 - Scaling Up Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean: translating evidence to practice for demand creation and effective programming
|Organized by: World Food Programme (WFP). Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, Nutrition Unit.|
|Track 3: Public Health Nutrition and Environment|
|Sunday 15 October||14.00 - 18.30 h.||Room 11 - Golden Horn|
Session Introduction: overview of the status of rice fortification in the LAC region, progress to date and the way forward
MSc. Marc-André Prost
World Food Programme. Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean. Panama.
Launch of the Sight & Life Special Supplement on Scaling Up Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean: translating the evidence base into concrete plans for demand creation and effective programming
Dr. Klaus Kraemer
Managing Director. Sight and Life. Switzerland. Adjunct Associate Professor. Department of International Health. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. USA.
Common success factors in effective fortification programmes in the region
Dr. Helena Pachón
Research Associate Professor. Emory University. Rollins School of Public Health. Nutrition Science Liaison. Food Fortification Initiative (FFI). USA.
RECESS: Snacks and fortified rice tasting
Snacks and fortified rice tasting