144/78 - Objective assessment of breastfeeding practices

Organized by: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (Austria)
Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course
Wednesday 18 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 4 - Libertador A

Introduction to the work of the IAEA in the field of nutrition


Dr. Cornelia Loechl

PhD. International Atomic Energy Agency. Vienna. Austria

Assigned Co-Chair

Dr. Anabel Pallaro

Biochemistry. Doctor of the University of Buenos Aires in Nutrition Area. Professor and Researcher, Buenos Aires University (UBA)

See biography

The importance of objective assessment for evaluation of breastfeeding practices in African infants


Dr. Helen Mulol

Department of Paediatrics and Child Health. University of KwaZulu-Natal. Durban. South Africa.

Breastfeeding impact on body composition and growth in the first year of life in Latin American infants


MSc. Monica Mazariegos

Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP). Guatemala.

Breastmilk intake and complementary feeding practices in infants and young children in urban and rural areas of India


Dr. Urmila Deshmukh

Department of Pediatrics Government Medical College. Hospital Akola Maharashtra. Division of Nutrition. St John’s Medical College. Bangalore. India.