144/98 - Toward a new paradigm for assessing child growth: A Capability Approach

Organized by: IUNS Task Force - Towards Multi-dimensional Indicators of Child Growth and Development
Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course
Thursday 19 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 4 - Libertador A

Introduction

Chairperson

Prof. Hinke Haisma

Population Research Centre. University of Groningen. The Netherlands.


Assigned Co-Chair

Dr. Patricia Ana Ronayne de Ferrer

Doctor in Biochemistry. Full Professor of Bromatology. Director of the Department of Health, Nutrition, Bromatology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry, UBA. Director and Researcher in Research Projects. Argentina.


What is the Capability Approach?

Speaker

Dr. Sridhar Venkatapuram

King’s College London. United Kingdom.


Why do we need a Capability Approach to Child Growth?

Speaker

Prof. Hinke Haisma

Population Research Centre. University of Groningen. The Netherlands.


How do we apply a Capability Approach to Child Growth?

Speaker

Dr. Sepideh Yousefzadeh Faal Dhagati

Population Research Centre. University of Groningen. The Netherlands.


Opportunities and Challenges for a Capability Approach to Child Growth

Speaker

Prof. Gretel Pelto

Cornell University. Itaca, NY, USA.