144/71 - The WHA Global Nutrition Targets for 2025: tackling the double burden of malnutrition through the lifecycle.

Organized by: World Health Organization (WHO)
Track 2: Nutrition through Life Course
Tuesday 17 October 11.30 - 13.30 h. Room 4 - Libertador A

Introduction

Chair

Dr. Mercedes De Onis

Coordinator. Growth Assessment and Surveillance Unit. Department of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Switzerland.


Towards the achievement of the WHA Global Nutrition Targets for 2025

Speaker

Dr. Francesco Branca

Director of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Geneva. Switzerland.


Action/interventions to achieve the childhood overweight target: a global perspective

Speaker

Dr. Chizuru Nishida

Nutrition Policy & Scientific Advice. Department of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Switzerland.


Action/interventions to achieve the childhood stunting target in Latin America: a regional perspective.

Speaker

Dr. Fabio Gomes

Advisor.Nutrition and Physical Activity. Pan American Health Organization/WHO.


WHO tools to support countries in setting national targets

Speaker

Dr. Kaia Engesveen

Technical Officer. Nutrition Policy & Scientific Advice. Department of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Switzerland.


Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the targets: The Tracking Tool

Speaker

Dr. Elaine Borghi

Statistician. Growth Assessment and Surveillance Unit. Department of Nutrition for Health and Development. World Health Organization. Switzerland.