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Tuesday, June 3, AM/PM

A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS IN PRESCHOOL AGED CHILDREN OF  NEPAL
Jib Acharya*, Edwin van Teijlingen, Jane Murphy, Martin Hind
Bournemouth University, UK
Poster
OVERVIEW OF UNIVERISAL SALT IODIZATON PROGRAM AS MAIN STRATEGY ON COMBATING IDD IN AFGHNISTAN
Ahmadwali Aminee
Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan
Changes in micronutrient intervention in Nigeria, 2003-2008, and implications for intervention scale-up
Olufolakemi Anjorin*1,3, Olutayo Adeyemi2, Isaac Akinyele3
1Micronutrient Initiative, Nigeria, 2Lagos State School of Nursing Complex, Nigeria, 3University of Ibadan, Nigeria
Zambia's Micronutrient Program Portfolio Options: A Vitamin A Case Study, 2013 to 2042
John L Fiedler*1,2, Keith Lividini3
1SPRING:The USAID Micronutrient Project, USA, 2International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA, 3HarvestPlus/IFPRI, USA
THE CHALLENGE OF ATTAINING UNIVERSAL SALT IODISATION IN ZAMBIA
Cyprian Katongo1, Dominique Brunet2, Gladys Kabaghe*3, Freddie Mubanga4, Kabaso F Kabwe5, Ward Siamusantu6
1University of Zambia, Zambia, 2UNICEF Zambia, Zambia, 3National Food and Nutrition Commission, Zambia, 4National Food and Nutrition Commission, Zambia, 5National Food and Nutrition Commission, Zambia, 6THRIVE Zambia, Zambia
Reaching the hard to reach with vitamin A supplementation in low-performing health zones of DR Congo
Aimerance Kabena*1, Damien Nahimana2, Patrice Kabavulu2, Geoffrey Oruru1, Heather Katcher1, Banea Mayambu2, Jessica Blankenship1
1Helen Keller International, The Democratic Congo, 2PRONANUT, The Democratic Congo
Poster
Stability and content of of inherent or added iodine in most commonly used Indian recipes
T Longvah*1, Avinash Upadhyay2
1National Institute of Nutrition, India, 2Hislop College, India
Evaluation of salt iodization at consumption level in north-eastern Thailand
Ina M Ott*1, Benja Muktabhant2, Katrin Kühn1, Nadja Lehmann1, Pattara Sanchaisuriya2, Florian J Schweigert1
1Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University, Thailand
Factors associated with the micronutrient consuming pattern of mothers and children in a remote area of Sri Lanka
Dilka Peiris*1, Sumal Nandasena2, Shivantha Mendis1
1World Vision Lanka, Sri Lanka, 2National Institute of Health Sciences, Sri Lanka
Nepal's national scale-up of the Iron Intensification Program improved Iron Folic Acid supplementation coverage in pregnancy and showed potential for reducing anemia
Marion Roche*1, Roman Pabayo2, Macha Raja Maharjan3, Deepika Chaudhery4, Lynnette Neufeld5
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Nepal, 4Micronutrient Initiative, India, 5GAIN, Switzerland
High coverage of vitamin A supplementation and measles vaccination during an integrated Maternal and Child Health Week in Sierra Leone
Fatmata Fatima Sesay*1, Mary H. Hodges1, Habib I. Kamara1, Mohamed Turay1, Adam Wolf2, Thomas T. Samba3, Aminata Shamit Koroma4, Wogba Kamara5, Amadu Fall6, Pamella Mitula6, Ishata Conteh6, Nuhu Maksha7, Amara Jambai8
1Helen Keller International, Sierra Leone, 2Colombia University, USA, 3Child Health and Expanded Program on Immunization, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone, 4Nutrition Program, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone, 5National HIV/AIDS Secretariat, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone, 6Country Office, Sierra Leone and Inter Country Support Team for West Africa, Sierra Leone, 7United Nations Children’s Fund, Sierra Leone, 8Directorate of Disease Prevention and Control, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone
Poster
Accelerating towards achieving universal salt iodization goal  through Social Marketing in Nepal
Giriraj Subedi*1, Saba Mebrahtu2, Macharaja Maharjan3, Naveen Paudyal2, Rajat Rana4, Nandakishor Adhikari4
1Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal, 2UNICEF, Nepal, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Nepal, 4maxPro, Nepal
Juxtaposing Nutrient Intake Estimates from 24-Hour Recall, 7-Day Recall, and Household Income and Expenditure Survey (HIES): Comparing Bangladesh’s Integrated Household Survey (BIHS 2011-12) and its Income and Expenditure Survey (2010 HIES)
Celeste Sununtnasuk*, John Fiedler
International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
Poster
Coverage of vitamin A supplementation and role of Community Health Days as delivery mechanism: a community-based survey in Southern Ethiopia
Elazar Tadesse*1,2, Yemane Berhane2, Anders Hjern3, Eva-Charlotte Ekström1
1International Maternal and Child Health (IMCH), Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Sweden, 2Addis Continental Institute of Public Health (ACIPH), Ethiopia, 3Clinical Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet and Centre for Health Equity Studies, Sweden
Implementation of Micronutrient supplementations in Community-Based Nutrition program in Ethiopia after Integrated Refresher Training (IRT)
Masresha Tessema*1, Aregash Samuel Hafebo1,2, Tesfaye Hailu1, Desalegn Kuche1, Aweke Kebede1, Tsehai Assefa1
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Complementary interventions for preventing and controlling iodine deficiencies in pregnant women, infants, and young children
Arnold Timmer*1, Carmen Ho2, Michael Zimmerman3, Jonathan Gorstein4, Frits Van der Haar5
1UNICEF, USA, 2University of Toronto, Canada, 3ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 4University of Washington, USA, 5Emory University, USA
The Home Fortification Community of Practice: An approach to improve inter-country communication and collaboration to support the implementation and scaling-up of home fortification programs
Arnold Timmer*1, Abel Irena2, Kathy Ho1, Ruth Situma1, Amy Dempsey2, Scott Schaffter2
1UNICEF HQ, USA, 2Population Services International, USA
Poster
Addressing the need of the forgotten: recent initiatives to address occupational health hazards amongst salt workers in India
Rakesh Kumar*1, Kapil Yadav2, Smita Sinha1, Palanivel C3, MA Ansari4, Siddhartha Sinha1, Chandrakant S Pandav2, M G Karmarkar1
1Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, India, 2All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 3Jawahar Lal Institute of Medical Education and Research, India, 4Salt Commissioner's Office, India
Role of effective enforcement of salt iodization legislation in improving the supply and distribution of adequately iodized salt.
Abdoualye Ndiaye*1, Banda Ndiaye1, Venkatesh Mannar2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
The formulation, application and development of YingYangBao for early child nutrition improvement in China
Chunming Chen*1,2, Yuying Wang1,2, Wu He1
1ILSI Focal Point in China, China, 2China CDC, China
Cost effectiveness of zinc supplementation for the treatment of acute diarrhoea in children under 5 years in Colombia
Aurelio Mejia2, Sara Atehortua1, Ivan D Florez*1,2, Javier M Sierra1, Maria E Mejia1, Carolina Ramirez1
1Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, 2Instituto de Evaluación Tecnológica en Salud, Colombia
Assessing the Potential Impact and Cost-Effectiveness of Biofortified Provitamin A Maize in Zambia and High Zinc Rice in Bangladesh
Keith Lividini*, John Fiedler
HarvestPlus/International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
A good practice of use social marketing approach to promote iron folic supplementation for prevention and control of nutrition anemia in the Mekong River Region of Vietnam 
Quang Nguyen Dinh*1,2, Huong Vo Thi Xuan2, Suong Nguyen Thi Ngoc3
1UNICEF UNICEF Viet Nam, Viet Nam, 2Department of Health, Provincial Reproductive Health Centre, Dong Thap province, Viet Nam, 3IMEXPHARM pharmaceutical comapny, Viet Nam
Poster
Project of National Strategies for Food Fortification in Vietnam
Van Tran*, Tuyen Le, Nga Tran, Truong Nguyen, Tu Nguyen, Dzung Nguyen
National Institute of Nutrition, Viet Nam
Enhancing salt iodization programs in Africa through the establishment of financially viable potassium iodate (KIO3) supply systems
Greg S. Garrett*, Roman Prczewlofsky
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Attracting investment capital to nutrition interventions:  promoting sustainability, managing risk, and leveraging business expertise
Christopher Walker*1, Dominic Schofield1, Craig Courtney2
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 2Independent Consultant, Switzerland
Poster
How Salt Iodization Using Knapsack Hampers Universal Salt Iodization (USI) in Ethiopia
Wondie Alemu*1, Atalel Fetene1, Abinet Tekele2, Abdulaziz Adish2, Noor Khan4
1FMHACA, Ethiopia, 2MI, Ethiopia, 3MI, Senegal, 4MI, Canada
Monitoring and Evaluation of complex market-based approaches to improve micronutrient malnutrition: the case of Amsterdam Initiative against Malnutrition (AIM)
Inge D. Brouwer*1, Marlene Roefs2, Sjoerd Dijkstra3, Charlotte Pedersen3
1Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Academy of Science of South Africa Consensus Study on Improved Nutritional Assessment of Micronutrients:  Iron
Namukolo Covic*, Este Vorster
Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West university, South Africa, South Africa
External Monitoring of small and medium salt processors results in improved salt iodization levels in India
Suvabrata Dey*1, Sucharita Dutta1, Ranjan Kumar Jha1, M A Ansari2
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Office of the Salt Commissioner, India
Experiences using mobile phone surveys to monitor and evaluate the distribution of health services in Sierra Leone
Mary H Hodges*1, Mohamed Turay1, Fatmata Fatima Sesay1, Habib Kamara1, Mohamed Bah1, Jusufu Paye1, Heather Katcher2, Jessica Blankenship2
1Helen Keller International, PO Box 369, Sierra Leone, 2Helen Keller Internationa lRegional Office, Kenya
Poster
Feasibility of using Electronic Rapid Testing Kits for improved monitoring of salt processors
Ranjan Kumar Jha*1, Suvabrata Dey1, Venkatesh Mannar2
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Poster
Improving the accuracy of iodization of the dietary salt supplies of populations
Pieter Jooste*1, Frits Van Der Haar2
1ICDIDD/GN - Africa, South Africa, 2Emory University School of Public Health, USA, 3Iodine Task Force of the ICCIDD Iodine Network Working Group III, Canada
Monitoring salt iodization in Indonesia: the need to account for iodine from household and food industry salt
Djoko Kartono*1, Sri Sukotjo2, Bimo Bimo3, Harriet Torlesse2, Jacky Knowles4, Arnold Timmer6, Jonathan Gorstein5
1University of Diponogoro, Indonesia, 2UNICEF, Indonesia, 3GAIN, Indonesia, 4GAIN, Switzerland, 5Univeristy of Washington, USA, 6UNICEF, USA
Streamlining and Standardizing the collection, compilation and use of VAS program indicators in the government HMIS in Indonesia
Elvina Karyadi*2, Iwan Ariawan1, Tutut Purwanti2, S Kaushik3, Dhian Dipo4
1University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Indonesia, 3Micronutrient Initiative, India, 4Government of Indonesia, Indonesia
Poster
Validation of vitamin A supplementation coverage using post-event coverage surveys in 11 sub-Saharan African countries
Heather Katcher*1, Leigh Jaschke1, Geoffrey Oruru1, Jennifer Nielsen2, Jessica Blankenship1
1Helen Keller International ESCA, Kenya, 2Helen Keller International HQ, USA
Poster
National Experience on Wheat Flour Fortification Program of Government of Nepal: A Review
Pramod Koirala
Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, Nepal
Improving public sector case-reporting for childhood diarrhea through capacitating female community level volunteers (CLVs) in the Indian state of Bihar
Sanjeev Kumar*1, Rajiv Ranjan2
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, India
Poster
Factors affecting the performance of community volunteers during child health Douala- Cameroon
Nankap Martin*, Djebayi Alex Onla, Guntang assiene Jules, Tarini Ann
Helen Keller International, Cameroon
Poster
Food Fortification Monitoring and Evaluation Framework: Operationalizing the Uganda National Fortification Guidelines
Abel Muzoora*1, Elizabeth Madraa1, Margaret Kyenkya1, Nancy Adero1, Sarah Ngalombi2
1JSI Research and Training Institute. Inc, Uganda, 2Ministry of Health, Uganda
Poster
Supply chain challenges affecting access to IFA, Calcium, Oxytocin and Misoprostol in Kakamega County, Kenya
Crispin Ndedda*1, James Riungu2, Alex Muturi2, Rebecca Njue2, Papa Ndao3
1Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 2Centre for Population Health Research, Kenya, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal
Designing rigorous program evaluations to assess the impact on child growth of integrated IYCN programs in Burkina Faso and Ethiopia
Saskia Osendarp*1, Abdulaziz Adish1, Banda Ndiaye1, Aregash Samuel2,3, Inge Brouwer3, Dominique Roberfroid4, Patrick Kolsteren4, Lynnette Neufeld1
1The Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia, 3Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 4The Institute of Tropical Medicine, Belgium
Strategy of Kazakhstan in Establishing of Biological Monitoring of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD)
Feruza Ospanova*1, Arailym Beisbekova2, Zhanar Tolysbayeva1
1Kazakh Academy of Nutrition, Kazakhstan, 2Kazakh National Medical University named after S.Asfendiyarov, Kazakhstan
The Contribution of Wheat Flour Fortification to Reducing Anemia in Indonesia
Katherine Kendrick1, Karen Codling2, Siti Muslimatun3, Helena Pachon*4,1
1Emory University, USA, 2Flour Fortification Initiative, Thailand, 3Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON), Indonesia, 4Flour Fortification Initiative, USA
Poster
Involving government health personnel for validation of Vitamin A coverage data from Health Management Information Systems (HMIS) : A Method for strengthening HMIS in Uttar Pradesh, India
Chandrashekar Pandey*1, Pravin Khobragade1, Amita Jain2, Amit Ghosh3
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, India, 3Government of Uttar Pradesh, India
Poster
Monitoring of flour fortification programs:  Case studies in three countries
Philip Randall*1, Laird Ruth2, Michèle Schmit3, Mary Serdula2, Arnold Timmer3, Helena Pachon4
1P Cubed CC, South Africa, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 3UNICEF, USA, 4Flour Fortification Initiative, USA
Poster
Fortification Monitoring as a Lynchpin to Success: An innovative excel-based tool to collate national fortification data in Malawi
Laura Rowe*1, Martha Pigott1, Flora Kamdonyo2, Nathaniel Brooks3, Johannes Korp4
1Project Healthy Children, USA, 2Ministry of Health, Malawi, Malawi, 3Independent consultant, USA, 4Stanford University Business School, USA
Poster
Evaluation of the population coverage of mandatory vitamin A fortified vegetable oil in Burkina Faso
Zaoro Touaoro*, Jean Celestin Somda, Fanta Topan, Fanny Yago-Wienne, Mawuli Sablah
Helen Keller International, Burkina Faso
Poster
QUALITY CONTROL OF SALT IODATION AND HANDLING PRACTICES AMONG LARGE AND MEDIUM SALT MANUFACTURERS, PACKERS AND DISTRIBUTORS IN TANZANIA
Elifatio Towo*1, Vicent Assey2, Celestin Mgoba1
1Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Tanzania, 2Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania
Ultra Rice Technology: acceptable micronutrient losses and limited microbial growth enable shelf life extension
Rahul Tripathi*1, Megan Parker2, Zoey Chanin2, Seema Kapoor2, Domonique Masumbuko3, Dipika Matthias2, Peiman Milani2
1PATH, India, 2PATH, USA, 3World Vision, Burundi
Assessment of Jordan's Wheat Flour Fortification External Monitoring System
James P Wirth*1,2, Erin Nichols3, Hanan Masa'd4, Rawhieh Barham4, Quentin W Johnson5, Mary Serdula3
1GroundWork LLC, Switzerland, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 3Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 4Nutrition Division, Department of Non-Communicable Disease, Ministry of Health, Jordan, 5Training and Technical Support Group, Flour Fortification Initiative, USA
Poster
Validation of administrative coverage for vitamin A supplementation and deworming through Integrated National Immunization Days in Guinea
Mohamed Yattara*1, Lansana Massandouno1, Mohamed Fofana1, Mariam Hann2, Souleymane Dioubaté2, Jessica Blankenship3, Heather Katcher3, Mamady Daffé2, Marily Knieriemen1
1Helen Keller International Guinea, Guinea, 2Ministry of Health, Guinea, 3Helen Keller International ESCA, Kenya
Poster
Zinc programs and the antimicrobial dilemma: continued inappropriate treatment of uncomplicated pediatric diarrhea in Benin, Ghana, and Uganda
Kathryn Banke*, Vicki MacDonald, Emily Sanders, Marianne El-Khoury
Abt Associates Inc., USA
Reinforcing Provider Training with Mobile Phone Text Messages in Ghana: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial
Benjamin Woodman1, Minki Chatterji1, Willa Friedman2, Pamela Riley1, Vicki MacDonald*1
1Abt Associates, USA, 2UC Berkeley, USA
Encouraging caregiver use of zinc and ORS for the treatment of pediatric diarrheas
Vicki MacDonald*, Kathryn Banke, Emily Sanders
Abt Associates, USA
Increasing Use of Zinc for Pediatric Diarrhea Treatment in Benin: The Vital Role of Health Providers
Emily Sanders*1, Kathryn Banke1, Vicki MacDonald1, Julie Williams1, Njara Rakotonirina2
1Abt Associates Inc, USA, 2Population Services International, USA
Dietary zinc deficiency affects blood linoleic acid: dihomo-γ-linolenic acid (LA:DGLA) ratio; a sensitive physiological marker of zinc status in vivo (Gallus gallus)
Spenser Reed2, Raymond Glahn1, Thomas Brenna2, Elad Tako*1
1USDA-ARS, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health, Cornell University, USA, 2Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, USA
Malaria exacerbates inflammation-induced bias in ferritin and soluble transferrin receptor values
Maxwell A. Barffour*1, Kerry Schulze1, Amanda Palmer1, Justin Chileshe2, Ng'andwe Kalungwana2, Lee Wu1, Christian Coles1, Rolf Klemm1, Margia Arguello1, William Moss1, Keith P. West Jr.1
1Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 2Tropical Disease Research Centre, Zambia
Simultaneous quantification of iron, vitamin A and inflammation status markers using a multiplex immunoassay method
Eleanor Brindle*1, Daniel Stevens2, Chris Crudder2, Carol Levin3, Dean Garrett2,4, Chris Lyman5, David Boyle2
1Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington, USA, 2Program for Appropriate Technology in Health, USA, 3Disease Control Priorities Network, University of Washington, USA, 4ICF International, USA, 5Quansys Biosciences, USA
Poster
Validation of a new rapid test for vitamin A in premix and fortified flour
Andriette de Jager*, Hannalien Meyer
Southern African Grain Laboratory, South Africa
Vitamin A status monitoring in women and children in rural Indonesia: serum retinol and retinol-binding protein and their correlation
Idrus Jus'at*1,2, Sandjaja Sandjaja3, Abas Basuni Jahari3, Min Kyaw Htet4, Sudikno Sudikno3, Damayanti Soekarjo5, Robert Tilden1,6, Eline Korenromp7, Regina Moench-Pfanner7, Soekirman Soekirman1
1Indonesian Nutrition Foundation for Food Fortification, Indonesia, 2Esa Unggul University, Indonesia, 3National Health and Development Research Institute, Ministry of Health, Indonesia, 4Center of Community Health and Population Studies, The Research Institute, Trisakti University, Indonesia, 5SAVICA Public Health Nutrition & Communication Consultancy, Indonesia, 6University of Indonesia, School of Public Health, Indonesia, 7Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Indonesia
Effect of ambient temperature, cold fluorescent light and oxidative oil quality on the stability of retinyl palmitate and its antioxidant activity in soybean oil
Marc Pignitter1, Stephanie Gartner1, Bettina Dumhart1, Georg Steiger2, Klaus Kraemer*3, Veronika Somoza1
1Department of Nutritional and Physiological Chemistry, University of Vienna, Austria, 2NIP Product and Technology Development – HNH, DSM Nutritional Products Ltd, Switzerland, 3Sight and Life, Switzerland
Linearity, Reproducibility and Comparison of iCheckTM CAROTENE with Spectrophotometer and HPLC for Evaluation of Total Carotenoids in Cassava Roots
Peter A. Kulakow*1, Elizabeth Y. Parkes1, Simone K. Friedrich2, Florian Schweigert2,3, Oladeji Alamu1, Norbert Maroya1, Busie Maziya-Dixon1
1International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria, 2BioAnalyt GmbH, Germany, 3University of Potsdam, Dept. of Nutrition, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Germany
The CDC Model for Biomonitoring of Iodine Status in Pregnant Women in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
Amir Makhmudov*, Kathleen Caldwell
CDC, USA
Comparison of methods to assess adherence to small-quantity lipid based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) and dispersible tablets among young Burkinabe children participating in a community-based intervention trial
Souheila Abbeddou*1, Sonja Y. Hess1, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez2, Jérôme W. Somé1,3, Rosemonde M. Guissou3, Zinewende P. Ouedraogo3, Stephen A. Vosti4, Jean Bosco Ouedraogo3, Kenneth H. Brown1
1Program in International and Community Nutrition, Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis, USA, 2Nutrition Program, Department of Individual, Family and Community Education, University of New Mexico, USA, 3Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, 4Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis, USA
Multi-micronutrient fortified beverage delivered through the school-based system improved iron status and test scores of children
Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa*, Clarita Magsadia, Mario Capanzana
Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, The Philippines
Poster
Assessment of status of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practice, policy and programs: Achievements and Gaps, in Ethiopia
Tsehai Assefa*1, Aregash Samuel1, Alemayehu Argaw2, Debebe Moges3, selamawit Negash4, Frehiwot Mesfin5, Abinet Teklie2, Mesfin Gose6, Yewlsew Abebe7, Israel Hailu6, Joyce Chanetsa8, Abebe Bekele1, Tigist mamo1
1Ethiopian Health and nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2jimma university, Ethiopia, 3hawassa university, Ethiopia, 4UNICEF, Ethiopia, 5haramaya University, Ethiopia, 6FMOH, Ethiopia, 7Alive and Thrive, Ethiopia, 8IBFANAfrica, Mozambique, 9world vision, Ethiopia
Poster
Daily zinc supplementation, but not intermittent or therapeutic zinc supplementation, increases plasma zinc concentration, and does not affect iron and vitamin A status in young children
Elodie Becquey*1,2, Cesaire Ouedraogo3, Sonja Hess2, Noel Rouamba3, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo3, Kenneth Brown2,1
1Helen Keller International, USA, 2University of California, USA, 3Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso
COMBINING NUTRITIONAL COMMUNICATION AND SUPPLEMENTATION OF MULTI-MICRONUTRIENT TO IMPROVE NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF VIETNAMESE CHILDREN AGED 6-23 MONTHS
Huong Cao*, Hop Le
National Institute of Nutrition, Viet Nam
Impact of home fortification of complementary feeding with vitamins and minerals in Brazilian infants: a multi-center pragmatic trial
Marly Cardoso*1, Rosangela Augusto1, Gisele Bortolini2, Cristieli Oliveira3, Daniela Tietzman4, Leopoldina Sequeira5, Maria Claret Hadler6, Maria do Rosario Peixoto6, Pascoal Muniz3, Marcia Vitolo4, Pedro Lira5, Patricia Jaime1,2
1University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2Ministry of Health, Brazil, 3Federal University of Acre, Brazil, 4Universidade Federal de Ciencia da Saude de Porto Alegre, Brazil, 5Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 6Federal University of Goiania, Brazil
A randomised trial of high-dose vitamin A at vaccination contacts after 6 months of age: Sex-differential effects on mortality
Ane Fisker*1,2, Carlito Bale1, Amabelia Rodrigues1, Ibraima Balde1, Manuel Fernandes1, Mathias Jul Jørgensen1,2, Niels Danneskiold-Samsøe1,2, Linda Hornshøj1, Julie Rasmussen1, Emil Christensen1, Bo M Bibby3, Peter Aaby1,2, Christine Stabell Benn2,4
1Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Guinea-Bissau, 2Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines (CVIVA), Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark, 3Department of Biostatistics, Institute of Public Health, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 4Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark/Odense University Hospital, Denmark
Does Vitamin A Supplementation at birth prime a beneficial response to subsequent doses?
Ane Bærent Fisker*1,2, Ibraima Balde1, Peter Aaby1,2, Christine Stabell Benn1,2
1Bandim Health Project, INDEPTH Network, Guinea-Bissau, 2Research Center for Vitamins and Vaccines (CVIVA), Bandim Health Project, Statens Serum Institut, Denmark
Assessment of zinc fortification of a household-based water filtration device: Zn absorption using stable isotopes and efficacy in a controlled trial in Beninese school children
Valeria Galetti*1, Diego Moretti1, Evariste CS Mitchikpè2, Prosper Kujinga3, Félicien Tossou4, Joseph D Hounhouigan2, Michael B Zimmermann1
1ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2University of Abomey-Calavi, Benin, 3Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 4Ministry of Health, Benin
Maternal thyroid function and birth outcomes after iodine supplementation in mild-to-moderately iodine-deficient pregnant women in Thailand
Sueppong Gowachirapant*1,2, Alida Melse-Boonstra1, Pattanee Winichagoon2, Ratanaporn Pornkul3, Michael Zimmermann4,5
1Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand, 3Department of Radiology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, 4Laboratory for Human Nutrition, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland, 5International Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD), Switzerland
Multivitamin and iron supplementation to prevent periconceptional anemia in rural Tanzanian women
Nilupa Gunaratna*1, Honorati Masanja2, Sigilbert Mrema2, Francis Levira2, Donna Spiegelman1, Ellen Hertzmark1, Naomi Saronga3, Kahema Irema2, Mary Shuma2, Ester Elisaria2, Wafaie Fawzi1
1Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 2Ifakara Health Institute, Tanzania, 3Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
The effect of intermittent antenatal iron supplementation on infant outcomes in rural Vietnam: A cluster randomized trial
Sarah Hanieh*1, Tran Ha2, Julie Simpson1, Gerard Casey1, Nguyen Khuong4, Dang Thoang4, Tran Thuy2, Sant-Rayn Pasricha1, Thach Tran1,2, Tran Tuan2, Terence Dwyer5, Jane Fisher3, Beverley-Ann Biggs1,6
1University of Melbourne, Australia, 2Research and Training Centre for Community Development, Viet Nam, 3Monash University, Australia, 4Provinicial Centre of Preventive Medicine, Viet Nam, 5The Royal Children's Hospital, Australia, 6Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia
IRON SUPPLEMENTATION WITH OR WITHOUT OPTIMIZED COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING RECOMMENDATIONS: EFFECT ON MICRONUTRIENT STATUS AND GROWTH OF 1-2 YEAR OLD MYANMAR CHILDREN
Lwin Mar Hlaing*1,2, Umi Fahmida2, Min Kyaw Htet3, Agus Firmansyah4, Budi Utomo5, Rosalind S. Gibson6
1National Nutrition Center, Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Myanmar, 2Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization, Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (SEAMEO RECFON), University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 3Center of Community Health and Population Studies, The Research Institute, Trisakti University., Indonesia, 4Gasterohepatology Division, Department of Child Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 5Department of Population and Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health University of Indonesia., Indonesia, 6Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago., New Zealand
Iron folate supplementation is necessary but not sufficient to reduce anemia in Myanmar adolescent girls
Min Kyaw Htet*1,2, Umi Fahmida1, Drupadi Dillon1,4, Arwin Ali Purbaya Akib4, Budi Utomo5, David I Thurnham6
1South East Asian Ministers of Education Organization (SEAMEO), Regional Center for Food and Nutrition (RECFON), Indonesia, 2Department of Health, Ministry of Health, Myanmar, 3Center of Community Health and Population Studies, The Research Institute, Trisakti University, Indonesia, 4Faculty of Medicine, University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 5Faculty of Public Health, University of Indonesia, Indonesia, 6Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Health, School of Biomedical Science, University of Ulster, UK
Fish consumption and iodine and vitamin D status
Izzeldin Hussein*1,5, Samia Al Ghanamia2,5, Kebreab Ghebremeskel1, yoeju Min1
1London metropolitan University, UK, 2Ministry of health, Oman, 3Ministry of fisheries and Agriculture, Oman, 4Sultan Qaboos University, Oman, 5ICCIDD GN, Oman
Poster
Determination of the Urinary Iodine (UI) level and Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) prevalence in a cohort of pregnant women in the United Arab Emirates.
Izzeldin Hussein1,3
1London metropolitan University, UK, 2ministry of health, United Arab Emirates, 3ICCIDD GN, Oman
Poster
Impact of genetic hemoglobin (Hb) disorders on the effectiveness of micronutrient Sprinkles in reducing anemia in young children in rural Cambodia
Susan Jack*1,2, Kevanna Ou3, Mary Chea3, Lan Chhin4, Robyn Devenish5, Mary Dunbar6, Chanthol Eang6, Kroeun Hou7, Sokhoing Ly7, Mengkheang Khin7, Sophanneary Prak3, Ratana Reach3, Aminuzzaman Talukder7, La-ong Tokmoh1, Sophia Leon de la Barra2, Philip Hill2, Peter Herbison2, Rosalind Gibson2
1(formerly) World Health Organization, Cambodia, 2University of Otago, New Zealand, 3Ministry of Health, Cambodia, 4(formerly) UNICEF, Cambodia, 5(formerly) National Pediatric Hospital, Cambodia, 6(formerly) A2Z, USAID, Cambodia, 7Helen Keller International, Cambodia
Poster
­Effect of antenatal micronutrient supplementation on the plasma proteome in school aged children in Nepal
Sun Eun Lee*1, Keith P. West, Jr.1, Robert N Cole2, Ingo Ruczinski3, Kerry Schulze1, Lee Wu1, James D. Yager4, John Groopman4, Parul Christian1
1Center for Human Nutrition and Dept. of International Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 2Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics Core Facility, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA, 3Dept. of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 4Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Food Fortification in India: A Literature Review
Pam Liu*1, Subrata Kumar Dutta2, Rita Bhatia2, Helena Pachón1
1Flour Fortification Initiative, USA, 2Flour Fortification Initiative, India
Poster
Effects of prenatal multiple micronutrient supplementation on miscarriage in developing countries: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Zheng Yao, Hong-tian Li, Jian-meng Liu*
Peking University Institute of Reproductive and Child Health, China
Efficacy of amaranth grain flour or multi-micronutrient fortified maize porridge on iron of Kenyan pre-school children: A randomized, controlled intervention
Catherine Macharia-Mutie*1,2, Alice Mwangi3, Inge Brouwer2
1Department of Science and Technology, Kenya, 2Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3University of Nairobi, Kenya
Hand washing with soap and nail clipping: effect on anaemia and thinness in school-aged children in Ethiopia: a factorial randomised controlled trial
Mahmud Abdulkader Mahmud*, Mark Spigt, Afework Mulugeta Bezabih, Ignacio Lopez Pavon, Geert-Jan Dinant, Roman Blanco Velasco
Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Micronutrient supplementation during pregnancy among mildly and non-anemic women: effects on iron status and hemoglobin
Zuguo Mei*1, Mary Serdula1, Jian-meng Liu2, Rafael Flores-Ayala1, Linlin Wang2, Rongwei Ye2, Laurence Grummer-Strawn1
1CDC, USA, 2Peking University Health Science Center, China
Safety and efficacy of antenatal iron supplementation in a malaria-endemic area in Kenya: a randomised trial
Martin N. Mwangi*1,2, Johanna M. Roth1, Menno Smit1, Laura Trijsburg1, Alice Mwangi3, Ayşe Y. Demir4, Petra Mens5,6, Andrew M. Prentice7,8, Pauline E.A. Andang’o2, Hans Verhoef1,7
1Wageningen University, Cell Biology and Immunology Group,, The Netherlands, 2Maseno University, School of Public Health and Community Development,, Kenya, 3University of Nairobi, Applied Nutrition Programme,, Kenya, 4Meander Medical Centre, Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry and Haematology,, The Netherlands, 5Royal Tropical Institute,, The Netherlands, 6KIT Biomedical Research, The Netherlands, 7London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,MRC International Nutrition Programme, UK, 8MRC Keneba, Gambia
Myths and perceptions on diarrhea and use of ORS/zinc among mothers and caregivers of under five years old children among a nomadic community in Kenya
John Nduba1, Josephat Nyagero2, Elijah Mbiti*3, Bob Akach4, Jacqueline Kung'u5, Stewart Kabaka6, Christopher Wanyoike7
1AMREF HQs, Kenya, 2AMREF HQs, Kenya, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 4AMREF KCO, Kenya, 5Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 6Ministry of Health, Kenya, 7Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya
Impact of small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements on infant and young child feeding practices
Mary Arimond1, Souheila Abbeddou1, Seth Adu-Afarwuah2, Ulla Ashorn3, Kenneth Brown1, Jaimie Hemsworth4, Sonja Hess1, Elizabeth Jimenez5, Chiza Kumwenda3, Anna Lartey2, Harriet Okronipa*2, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo6, Stephen Vosti1, Kathryn Dewey1
1Program in International and Community Nutrition, University of California, USA, 2University of Ghana, Ghana, 3University of Tampere School of Medicine, Finland, 4London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, 5University of New Mexico, USA, 6Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Sante, Burkina Faso
EFFECT OF MICRO NUTRIENT INTAKE ON THE IMMUNE SYSTEM OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
Nkeiruka Oly-Alawuba*, Cynthia Anugwom
Imo State University,, Nigeria
Evidence of effectiveness of flour fortification on iron status and anemia:  a literature review
Helena Pachon*1, Rebecca Spohrer2, Zuguo Mei3, Mary Serdula3
1Flour Fortification Initiative, USA, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 3Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Poster
Treatment of anemia with iron-fortified rice in a school lunch program in Burundi
Megan Parker*1, Emily Mosites5, Kathryn Reider3, Nicolas Ndayishimiye2, Melody Waring1, Gloriose Nyandimbane4, Domonique Masumbuko4, Leonidas Ndikuriyo4, Dipika Matthias1
1PATH, USA, 2ISTEEBU, Burundi, 3World Vision International, USA, 4World Vision International, Burundi, 5University of Washington, USA
The Efficacy of Malunggay Leaves Sprinkle in Improving the Height and Weight, Iron and Vitamin A Status of 8-10 Years Old Schoolchildren
Leah A. Perlas*, Clarita R. Magsadia, Josefina A. Desnacido, Michael E. Serafico, Rowena V. Viajar, Emily O. Rongavilla, Glenda P. Azana, Trinidad P. Trinidad
Food & Nutrition Research Institute, The Philippines
Poster
Acceptability of two lipid-based complementary food supplements in a peri-urban South African community.
Marinel Rothman*1, Crisitiana Berti1, Marius Smuts1, Mieke Faber2, Tonderai Matsungo1, Namukolo Covic1
1Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, Northwest University, South Africa, 2Medical Research Council, South Africa
Folic acid supplementation impact on homocysteine and C-terminal cross-linking telopeptides of type I collagen
Ivana Rumbak*1, Vesna Žižic2, Nada Vrkic3, Irena Colic Baric1
1Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zagreb, Croatia, 2Children’s Hospital Zagreb, Croatia, 3University Hospital “Sestre milosrdnice”, Croatia
Evaluation of zinc bioavailability in humans from foliar zinc biofortified wheat and from intrinsic vs. extrinsic Zn labels in biofortified wheat
Coralie Signorell*1, Diego Moretti1, Christophe Zeder1, Fabian Tay2, Erick Boy5, Neelam Khetarpaul3, Ismail Cakmak4, Michael Zimmermann1
1ETHZ, Switzerland, 2University Hospital, Switzerland, 3CCS Haryana Agricultural University, India, 4Sabanci University, Turkey, 5Harvest Plus, Canada
The effects of selling micronutrient powders on morbidity incidence among preschool children in western Kenya
Parmi Suchdev*1,2, 0. Yaw Addo2, Frederick Grant4, Reynaldo Martorell2, Laird Ruth1, Minal Patel3, Patricia Juliao3, Rob Quick3, Rafael Flores-Ayala1
1CDC Nutrition Branch, USA, 2Emory University, USA, 3CDC Waterborne Diseases Prevention Branch, USA, 4CGIAR, Kenya
Effect of provitamin A-biofortified cassava on vitamin A status of Kenyan children: a randomised controlled trial
Elise F Talsma*1, Inge D. Brouwer1, Hans Verhoef2,3, Alice M. Mwangi4, Erick Boy5, Busie B. Maziya-Dixon6, Michael B. Zimmermann1,7, Alida Melse-Boonstra1
1Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Cell Biology and Immunology Group, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, MRC International Nutrition Group, UK, 4Applied Nutrition Programme, Department of Food Technology and Nutrition, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 5HarvestPlus, USA, 6International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nigeria, 7Human Nutrition Laboratory, Institute of Food, Nutrition and Health, Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Switzerland
Increased availability of micronutrient rich foods and income among women farmers participating in a cluster randomized control trial of Homestead Food Production (HFP) in Cambodia
Aminuzzaman Talukder*1, Hou Kroeun1, Jennifer Foley2, Judy McLean2, Tim Green1, Annie Wesley0
1Helen Keller International, Cambodia, 2University of British Columbia, Canada, 3International Development Research Centre, Canada
Poster
Biofortified orange maize is as efficacious as a vitamin A supplement in Zambian children even on the background of high liver reserves of vitamin A
Sherry Tanumihardjo*1, Bryan Gannon1, Chisela Kaliwile2, Sara Arscott1, Samantha Schmaelzle1, Justin Chileshe3, Mofu Mosonda2, Cassim Masi2
1University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, 2National Food and Nutrition Commission, Zambia, 3Tropical Diseases Research Center, Zambia
Designing of nutritional Snacks to address Micronutrient Deficiency among the malnourished tribal children below age five in Western part of India.
Nagesh Tekale*, Sanika Kulkarni
NGO"NAVDRUSHTI", India
STABILITY OF VITAMIN A IN NIGERIAN WHEAT FLOUR
Florence Uchendu*1, Tola Atinmo2
1Department of Health Sciences, National Open University of Nigeria, Nigeria, 2Department of Human Nutrition, Ibadan, Nigeria
A study in improving Micronutrient status of communities using crystal salt enriched with multiple micronutrients.
Malavika Vinod Kumar
Sundar Serendipity Foundation, India
Poster
Low-dose B vitamins supplementation improves Framingham risk score: a double blind randomized controlled trial in healthy Chinese elderly
Linlin Wang*1, Hongtian Li1, Yuan Zhou2, Lei Jin1, Jianmeng Liu1
1Peking University, China, 2Xiacheng District Institute of Health Inspection, China
Poster
A RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE BLIND CONTROL EFFICACY TRIAL OF CHAPATTIS PREPARED FROM NaFeEDTA FORTIFIED WHEAT FLOUR IN PAKISTAN
AYESHA YAMEEN*1, RAKHSHANDA BILAL1, TANVIR AHMAD1, Pauline AndangO'2
1PINSTECH, Pakistan, 2Maseno University, Kenya
Iodine fortified milk reduces prevalence of iodine deficiency disorder in school children in Morocco
Fatima-Ezzahra ZAHROU*1, Imane EL MENCHAWY1, Elom Kouassivi AGLAGO1, Mehdi AZLAF3, Hakim BELGHITI4, Asmaa ELHAMDOUCHI1, Khalid EL KARI1, Mohamed EL MZIBRI2, El Arbi RJIMATI2, Noureddine EL HALOUI1, Hassan AGUENAOU1
1Unité Mixte de Recherche en Nutrition et Alimentation (URAC 39 Associé au CNRST), Université Ibn Tofaïl (Faculé des Sciences)-CNESTEN, Morocco, 2Ministry of Health, Morocco, 3Ministry of Education, Morocco, 4Hopital Militaire d'Instruction Mohammed V, Morocco
How much antenatal supplemental iron is required to preserve maternal iron status?  The MINIMat intervention trial in Bangladesh
shirin ziaei*1, Anisur Rahman2, Shams El Arifeen2, Eva-Charlotte Ekström1
1International Maternal and Child Health Unit (IMCH), Department of Women's and Children's Health, University Hospital, Sweden, 2International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research(ICDDR), Bangladesh
Review of iodine and salt sources for establishing iodization standards
Lucie Bohac*1, Kimberly Harding2, Frits van der Haar3, ICCIDD/ Global Network Iodine Task Force4
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 3Emory University, USA, 4ICCIDD Global Network, Canada
Poster
Role of national legislation in the interpretation and practice of salt iodization standards
Lucie Bohac*1, Kimberly Harding2, Arnold Timmer3, ICCIDD-GLobal Network Iodine Task Force4
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 3UNICEF, USA, 4ICCIDD Global Network, Canada
Poster
Vitamins and Minerals in Guatemala´s New Basic Food Basket
Diana Maldonado Villatoro*1, Michele Marie Monroy-Valle1, Pablo Toledo Chaves2
1Universidad Rafael Landívar, Guatemala, 2DEVTECH-USAID, Guatemala
Nutritional Composition of Locally-Manufactured Complementary Infant Foods in Africa
William Masters*, Marc Nene
Tufts University, USA
Feasibility and effectiveness of introducing a six-month contact point for vitamin A supplementation into the Tanzanian EPI vaccination calendar
Christina Nyhus*1, Margaret Benjamin1, Jeffrey Oruru4, Meba Haruni1, Temina Mkumbwa1, Dafrosa Lyimo3, Francis Modaha2, Heather Katcher4, Jessica Blankenship4
1HKI, Tanzania, 2TFNC, Tanzania, 3MOH - EPI, Tanzania, 4HKI, Kenya
Poster
Innovations in Reaching Out to the Most Vulnerable Population with Vitamin A Supplementation in Bihar, India
Farhat Saiyed*1, Jee Hyun Rah2, Sanjay Kumar3, Victor Aguayo4
1UNICEF, India, 2UNICEF India, India, 3State Health Society, India, 4UNICEF ROSA, Nepal
Towards an Anemia-Free West Bengal: Convergent policies and collective action 
Minakshi Singh*, Vani Sethi, Jayati Mitra, Sanjib K De, Asadur M Rahman, Victor M Aguayo
UNICEF, India
Common Asian wheat flour-based foods: impact of flour fortification on processing factors and organoleptic properties
Annoek Van den Wijngaart*, Karen Codling
Flour Fortification Initiative, USA
Poster