144/163 - WHO/CDC Symposium on the assessment of vitamin A status in populations

Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO)
Wednesday 18 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 11

Chair

Dr. Rafael Flores-Ayala

CDC Nutrition Branch. USA.


co-Chair

Dr. Lisa Marie Rogers

World Health Organization. Switzerland.


WHO process for developing guidelines for vitamin A indicators retrieval, summarizing and assessing the evidence

Speaker

Dr. Lisa Marie Rogers

World Health Organization. Switzerland.


Summary of indicators of vitamin A status and their interpretation in a population setting

Speaker

Dr. Sherry Tanumihardjo

University of Wisconsin. USA.


Use of modified relative dose response (MRDR) in population based surveys for understanding the magnitude and distribution of vitamin A deficiency as a public health problem

Speaker

Dr. Maria Elena del Socorro Jefferds

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USA.