144/13 - Infections in pregnancy: a huge, and avoidable, cause of malnutrition in childhood

Organized by: Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (UK)
Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course
Wednesday 18 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 4 - Libertador A

Mainstreaming the control of maternal infections into nutrition programmes


Dr. Saul Morris

Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF) – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

Assigned Co-Chair

Dra. Marcela Stambullian

Nutricionista Helios Salud. Docente de la Carrera de Nutrición de la Facultad de Medicina de la UBA.

See biography

A unified framework linking maternal infections and childhood malnutrition: insights from multiple disciplines


To be confirmed

Presumptive treatment of pregnant women with antimalarials and antibiotics in Malawi: impact on child growth up to five years


Prof. Per Ashorn

World Health Organization. Finland.

Maternal HIV exposure and poor child growth


Prof. Suzanne Filteau

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. United Kingdom.

The impact of screening and treatment for urinary tract infections in Bangladesh on preterm birth and small for gestational age


Dr. Anne Lee

Harvard Medical School. USA.

Evidence on maternal influenza in pregnancy, birth size, and gestational age


Prof. Saad Omer

Emory University. USA.