144/1062 - No time to waste: progress and road ahead for care for severely malnourished children

Organized by: UNICEF Nutrition HQ (USA)
Tuesday 17 October 8.00 - 10.00 h. Room 13

Introduction

Chair

Dr. Victor Aguayo

Chief Nutrition. UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Improved scope and scale of SAM management (UNICEF’s Nutridash database and other analyses)

Speaker

Diane Holland

Senior Nutrition Adviser. UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Country and regional examples of SAM programming, drawing from recent regional meetings “Deep Dives” on Accelerating Effective and Sustainable Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition

Speakers

Noel Marie Zagre

Regional Nutrition Advisor (West and Central Africa). UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Harriet Torlesse

Regional Nutrition Advisor (South Asia). UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


New research direction and agenda, with the launch of No Wasted Lives facilitated CHNRI process

Speaker

Amy Mayberry

Head of Evidence. Action Against Hunger (ACF). London. United Kingdom.


New policy environment for SAM, with launch of the joint CMAM statement

Speaker

Stineke Oenema

Coordinator United Nations System Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN). Rome. Italy.


Panel Discussion: New ambition for SAM care in the context of prevention

Moderator

Dr. Victor Aguayo

Chief Nutrition. UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Panelists

Diane Holland

Senior Nutrition Adviser. UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Noel Marie Zagre

Regional Nutrition Advisor (West and Central Africa). UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.


Harriet Torlesse

Regional Nutrition Advisor (South Asia). UNICEF Headquarters. New York. USA.