144/122 - How can communications for Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition be improved? Lessons from South Asia

Organized by: South Asia Infant Feeding Research Network (SAIFRN) (South Asia)
Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course
Thursday 19 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 4

Chairs

Dr. Anne Marie Thow

University of Sydney. Australia.


Dr. Kaosar Afsana

The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC). Bangladesh.


PART 1: Changing nutrition related behaviours with direct communication with mothers and their families: research experience.

Chair

Dr. Kaosar Afsana

The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC). Bangladesh.


Implementation of a Multi-Sectoral Approach to improve nutrition of women and children in Sindh 

Speaker

Dr. Rehana Memon

Secretary (Health). Planning and Development. Govt. of Sindh. Pakistan.


Rescuing Infant and Young Child Feeding: revitalizing the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative in Bangladesh

Speaker

Dr. Swapan Kumar Roy

Chairperson, BOT. Bangladesh Breastfeeding Foundation (BBF). Bangladesh.


See biography

Lecture Title to be confirmed

Speaker

Dr. Raj Kumar Pokharel

Chief of Nutrition Section. Ministry of Health. Nepal.


Lecture Title to be confirmed

MSAKHI - mobile phone communications intervention to improve maternal and child nutrition in rural Maharashtra

Speaker

Prof. Archana Patel

Lata Medical Research Foundation. India.


Use of Mobile Phones for Infant and Young Child Feeding Counselling in Sri Lankan Tea Estates

Speaker

Prof. Upul Senarath

University of Colombo. Sri Lanka.


Piloting mHealth for IYCF in South Asia

Speakers

Dr. Hana Mahmood

Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health Research Network. Pakistan.


Dr. Sabrina Rasheed

The Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC). Bangladesh.


Dr. Pooja P. Rana

SUAAHARA. Helen Keller International (HKI). Nepal.