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Wednesday, June 4, AM/PM

National coverage of wheat flour and oil staples among women of reproductive age (WRA) and young children in Senegal
Grant Aaron*1, Molly Jacobson1, Karen Megazzini2, Nanmathi Manian2, Martin Wulfe2, Laurel Lunn2, Debra Rog2, Greg Garrett1, John Fairhurst1, Lynnette Nuefeld1, Salif Ndiaye3
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Switzerland, 2Westat, USA, 3Centre de Recherche pour le Développement Humain (CRDH), Senegal
Poster
Some Indigenous vegetables of the Hamer and Konso communities, south Ethiopia: Mineral composition and effect of processing on their anti-nutritional and carotenoids constituents   
Getachew Addis*1, Zemede Asfaw2, Zerihun Woldu2, Jojo Baidu-Forson3
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 3Bioversity International, Kenya
Development of Food Based Dietary Guidelines for Kenyan women using Linear Programming
SA Ngala1,2, SM Akter*1, AM Mwangi2, ID Brouwer1
1Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Validation of a photo atlas for food portion estimation for a national 24-hr recall dietary survey in Kenya
Zipporah Bukania*1, Jacqueline Kungu2, Lucy Murage2, Gladys Mugambi3, Terry Wefwafwa3
1Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 3Ministry of Health, Kenya
NUTRIENT DENSITY OF THE COMPLEMENTARY DIET FOR 6 TO 24 MONTH OLD CHILDREN IN URBAN AND RURAL KWAZULU-NATAL, SOUTH AFRICA
Mieke Faber*, Ria Laubscher
Medical Research Council, South Africa
Modification of local diets could fill gaps in B-vitamin intakes but calcium, iron, and zinc intake gaps require external solutions for breastfed children in rural Kenya
Elaine Ferguson*1, Peter Chege2, Judith Kimiywe2, Doris Weismann3, Christine Hotz4, Enock Musinguzi5
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Department of Population Health, UK, 2Kenyatta University, Department of Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics, Kenya, 3Independent Consultant, Germany, 4Nutridemics, Canada, 5Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Agriculture and Nutrition Program, Kenya
Assessment of Nutritional Status of Children Residing In India and Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Nagpur University, India, 2Wollega University, Ethiopia
Nutritional Status of Children Residing In Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Nagpur University, India, 2Wollega University, Ethiopia
Modelling the impact of fortification on the prevalence of inadequate micronutrient intakes in Ethiopia: results from the Ethiopian National Food Consumption Survey
Michelle Gibbs*1, Aregash Samuel2, Sara Wuehler3, Kiflu Tesfaye4, Rosalind Gibson5
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 2Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 4Central Statistics Agency, Ethiopia, 5University of Otago, New Zealand
Poster
Dietary intakes based on food composition data may underestimate contribution of potentially exchangeable contaminant iron from soil
Rosalind S Gibson*1, Anna A Wawer2, Rachel Hurst2, Scott Young3, Martin R Broadley3, Allan DC Chilimba4, Louise Ander5, Michael J Watts5, Benson Chilima6, Jellita Gondwe6, Dalitso Kang’ombe7, Alexander Kalimbira8, Susan J Fairweather-Tait2, Karl B Bailey1, Edwin WP Siyame8
1Department of Human Nutrition, University of Otago, New Zealand, 2Department of Nutrition, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK, 3School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Loughborough, UK, 4Department of Agricultural Research Services, Lunyangwa Research Station, Malawi, 5British Geological Survey, UK, 6Community Health Sciences Unit, Ministry of Health, Malawi, 7Nutrition Unit of Ministry of Health, Malawi, 8Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Bunda College Campus, Malawi
Poster
Can local diets meet the nutrient adequacy of young children in Ethiopia? Evidence from the National Food Consumption Survey
Aregash Samuel Hafebo*1,2, Saskia J.M Osendarp3, Abdulaziz Adish3, Michele Gibbs4, Amha Kebede1, Sara Wuehler3, Inge D. Brouwer2
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 4Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, New Zealand
Overview of the Ethiopian National Food Consumption survey (NFCS): implications for fortification programs
Aregash Samuel Hafebo*1,2, Sara Wuehler4, Michelle Gibbs3, Tibebu Moges1, Biniyam Tesfaye1, Aweke Kebede1, Tsehai Assefa1, Dilnesaw Zerfu1, Berhanu Wedajo1, Andinet Abera1, Girma Mengistu1, Abdulaziz Adish4, Amha Kebede1
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 3Global Alliance fo Improved Nutrition, New Zealand, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Diet diversity is negatively associated with stunting among Ethiopian children 6-35 months of age
Tibebu Moges*1, Katherine A Birks2, Aregash Samuel1, Aweke Kebede1, Amha Kebede1, Sara Wuehler2, Dilnesaw Zerfu1, Adinet Abera1, Girma Mengistu1, Biniyam Tesfaye1, Getachew Addis1, Jalal Chowdhury2
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Poster
Estimates of dietary mineral supply in Malawi based on soil type and household survey data
Edward Joy*1,2, Martin Broadley1, Michael Watts2, Allan Chilimba3, Scott Young1, Louise Ander2, Colin Black1
1University of Nottingham, UK, 2British Geological Survey, UK, 3Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security, Malawi
Poster
Review of the National Wheat Flour Fortification program in Egypt - Assessing compliance of mills fortifying flour/baladi bread with folate and iron and estimating consumption of fortified flour in women of reproductive age with HIECS data
Svenja Jungjohann*1, Alia Hafiz2, Magdy Shehata2
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 2World Food Programme, Egypt
DIETARY PATTERN AND NUTRIENT INTAKE OF IN-SCHOOL ADOLESCENTS IN BWARI AREA COUNCIL, FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY-ABUJA, NIGERIA.
KINGSLEY KALU*, ISAAC AKINYELE
UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, Nigeria
Dietary diversity is low and associated with nutritional status of women in early pregnancy in rural Bangladesh
Rolf Klemm*1, Abu Ahmed Shamim2, Saijuddin Shaikh2, Hasmot Ali2, Kerry Schulze1, Parul Christian1, Alain Labrique1, Keith West1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 2The JiVitA Project, Johns Hopkins University, Bangladesh
Poster
Factors Associated with Dietary Practices and Nutritional Status of Pregnant Women in Wondo Genet District, Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia
Desalegn Kuche*1, Pragiya Singh2, Debebe Moges3
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 3Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Poster
Adequacy of diets for Kenyan women and children under five years using 24 hr recall data
Jacqueline Kung'u*1, Lucy Murage1, Zipporah Bukania2, Gladys Mugambi3, Terry Wefwafwa3
1Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 2KEMRI - Centre for Public Health Research, Kenya, 3Ministry of Health, Division of Nutrition, Kenya
Harnessing New Computing Technologies for Detailed Assessment of Child Diet in Rural Zambia
Bess Lewis*1, Brian Dyer1, Ward Siamusantu2, Rolf Klemm1, Sameera Talegawkar1, Kerry Schulze1, Amanda Palmer1, Keith West1
1Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, USA, 2National Food and Nutrition Commission, Zambia
Dietary Intakes of Fe, Zn and Protein and Anthropometric Measures of Mothers and Children Living in Pulse or Cereal-Growing Rural Communities of Ethiopia
Getahun Ersino Lombamo*1,2, Carol Henry2, Gordon Zello2
1Hawassa University, School of Nutrition Food Science and Technology, Ethiopia, 2University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, Canada
Poster
Iron contamination in cereal-based products in Africa can challenge the accurate estimation of iron intakes
Claire Mouquet-Rivier*1, Kaleab Baye2, Christèle Icard-Verniere1, Jean-Pierre Guyot1
1IRD, France, 2Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Consumption of red palm oil and relationships with vitamin A status, region, and household characteristics in a national survey of women and young children in Cameroon
Martin Nankap*1, Reina Engle-Stone2, Alex Ndjebayi1, Kenneth Brown2
1Helen Keller International, Cameroon, 2University of California, USA
Poster
CONCENTRATION AND INTAKE OF MICRONUTRIENTS BY INFANTS THROUGH MILK AND BABY FOODS IN MOROGORO MUNICIPALITY, TANZANIA
MARIA NGILISHO*1, AKWILINA MWANRI1, STELYUS MKOMA1, BERNAD CHOVE1
1TANZANIA FOOD AND NUTRITION CENTRE, Tanzania, 2SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, Tanzania, 3SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, Tanzania, 4SOKOINE UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE, Tanzania
Hunger alleviation in Africa: perspective of an horticultural agronomist
david Ojo
NIHORT, Nigeria
Retention of micro-minerals and degradation of anti-nutritional compounds during the traditional Rwandan bean cooking process
Martin Patrick Ongol*1, Joseph Owino2, Eugenie Kayitesi1, Théogéne Dusingizimana1, Vestine Uwiringiyimana1, Valens Habimana2, Vincent Ndayambaje1
1Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Rwanda, Rwanda, 2Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Rwanda, Rwanda
Assessing Dietary Consumption, Developing and Evaluation of Sensory and Nutritional Quality of Orange Flash Sweet Potato Incorporated Recipes to Increase Vit-A Intake for Preschool Children in Southern Ethiopia.
Omer Seid*, Getenesh Berhanu, Pragya Singh
Meklle university, Ethiopia
Dietary intake of pregnant women accessing primary health care services in Ogun State, Nigeria: a rural – urban comparison.
Oluwafolahan Sholeye*1, Olubukunola Jeminusi3, Adebukola Badejo2
1Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, 2Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria, 3Sagamu Community Centre, Nigeria
Early childhood stunting, household food security, Micronutrient rich foods consumption southern Ethiopia.
Masresha Tessema
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Available data on iodized salt based on rapid test kits can provide useful programmatic insight
Andrew Thompson*, Julia Krasevec
UNICEF, USA
A new approach to estimate safe maximum fortification levels for micronutrients 
Janneke Verkaik-Kloosterman1, Arnold LM Dekkers1, Kevin W Dodd2, Sharon I Kirkpatrick3, Hans Verhagen*1, Marga C Ocké1
1National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands, 2Biometry Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute (NCI), USA, 3School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo, Canada
Poster
DIETARY CONSUMPTION OF IRON RICH FOOD AND FORMULATION OF IRON RICH COMPLEMENTARY FOOD BY USING AMARANTH, CHICKPEA AND MAIZE FOR RURAL KEBELES OF HAWASSA CITY , SNNPR ETHIOPIA
Alemselam Zebdewos
HAWASSA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY, Ethiopia
The Nutritional Status of Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia
Dilnesaw Zerfu*, Tibebu Moges, Masresha Tessema, Solomon Eshetu, Temesgen Awoke, Yosef Beyen, Tesfaye Zeru, Abinet Tekle, Adamu Belay, Amha Kebede, Aregash Samuel
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia
Determination of Zinc in Some Infants and Young Children Foods Available in Supermarkets and Pharmacies Using Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
Girma Kibatu
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Designing interventions for resource poor communities with low literacy: An example of an iron deficiency (ID) education program in Ghana.
Brenda Abu*1, Vernon Louw2, Jacques Raubenheimer3, Louise van den Berg1
1Department of Nutrition and Dietetics,Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, South Africa, 2Division of Clinical Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, South Africa, 3Department of Boistatistics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Free State, South Africa
Poster
The effects of fortified milk on height and biomarkers of zinc and vitamin C levels of schoolchildren
Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa*, Clarita Magsadia, Trinidad Trinidad, Mario Capanzana
Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, The Philippines
Poster
Determining Iodine Status and Knowledge of Dietary Salt Restricted Hypertension Patients in Addis Ababa Hospitals, Ethiopia
Girmay Ayana*1, Cherinet Abuye3, Hiwot Abebe2
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Hawasa university, Ethiopia, 3Save The Children, Ethiopia
Urinary excretion of 8-isoprostane-F, a biomarker of in vivo lipid peroxidation and oxidative stress, is increased in pregnant Ghanaian women taking 60 mg iron compared to 20 mg iron and multiple micronutrients
Lacey Baldiviez*1, Seth Adu-Afarwuah3, Per Ashorn2, Theresa Pedersen4, John Newman4,1, Kathryn Dewey1
1University of California, Davis, USA, 2University of Tampere, Finland, 3University of Ghana, Ghana, 4USDA Western Human Nutrition Research Center, USA
Poster
Vitamins A and D fortification of milk and their impact on nutritional status of school children  in rural  regions of Morocco
Kaoutar BENJEDDOU*1, Imane EL MENCHAWY1, Elom Kouassivi AGLAGO1, Mehdi AZLAF3, Baha RABI4, Issad BADDOU1, Naima SAIED1, Hakim BELGHITI2, Asmaa EL HAMDOUCHI1, Khalid EL KARI1, El Arbi RJIMATI1, 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, 2Hopital d'Instruction Militaire Mohamed V, Morocco, 3Ministry of Education, Morocco, 4Ministry of Health, Morocco
Title:  Formulation of Quality Protein Maize (QPM) Based Nutritionally Improved Complementary Food (CF): The case of Shebedino woreda, Southern Ethiopia
Beruk Berhanu*1, Kebede Abegaz1, Esayas Kinfe1
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 3Hawassa University, Ethiopia
Assessing the potential of biofortified cassava for improving indices of vitamin A status: Update on human studies
Betty Burri*1,2, Chenghao Zhu1,2, Josh Katz2, Jade Tso1, Michael La Frano1,2
1Western Human Nutrition Research Center, USA, 2University of California Davis, USA
In overweight women, adiposity-related inflammation and serum hepcidin are increased, dietary iron bioavailability is decreased and ascorbic acid has only a negligible enhancing effect on iron bioavailability.
Ana Carla Cepeda-Lopez*1,3, Sophia Wussler2, Alida Melse-Boonstra1, Michael Zimmermann2,1, Isabelle Aeberli2
1Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETHZ), Switzerland, 3University of Monterrey, Mexico
Enhanced iron-folic acid (IFA) supplementation program reduces risk of under 5 mortality in Nepal
Michael Dibley*1, Yasir B Nisar2
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2The University of Sydney, Australia
Efficacy study of the consumption of iron fortified milk on the iron nutritional status of children in Morocco
Imane EL MENCHAWY*1, Elom Kouassivi AGLAGO1, Mehdi AZLAF2, Kaoutar BENJEDDOU1, Fatima-Ezzahra ZAHROU1, Imane EL HARCHAOUI1, Asmaa EL HAMDOUCHI1, Khalid EL KARI1, Hakim BELGHITI3, El ARBI RJIMATI4, 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 education, Morocco, 3Hopital d'Instruction Militaire Mohammed V, Morocco, 4Ministry of health, Morocco
Strategies to enhance iron absorption from tef-injera in young women
Maren Fischer*, Ines Egli, Isabelle Aeberli, Michael Zimmermann, Richard Hurrell
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Hookworm and S. haematobium infections, unlike afebrile P. falciparum malaria, do not impair intestinal iron absorption
Dominik Glinz*1, Richard F. Hurrell1, Aurélie A. Righetti2,3, Christophe Zeder1, Lukas G. Adiossan4, Harold Tjalsma5, Jürg Utzinger2,3, Eliézer K. N'Goran6,7, Rita Wegmüller1
1ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Switzerland, 3University of Basel, Switzerland, 4Hôpital Général de Taabo Cité, Cote D'Ivoire, 5Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands, 6Université Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Cote D'Ivoire, 7Centre Suisse de Recherches Scientifiques en Côte d'Ivoire, Cote D'Ivoire
Differentials in Vitamin A supplementation and its association with child morbidity in Ethiopia
Demewoz Haile*1, Sibhatu Biadglign2
1Madawalabu University, Ethiopia, 2independent public health consultants, Ethiopia
Household Food Processing Strategies to Improve Bioavailability of Iron and Zinc in Chickpea and Bean Based Ethiopian Dishes
Hiwot Haileslassie*, Carol Henry, Robert Tyler
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Poster
Resolution of Bitot's Spots Following Mega-Dose Vitamin A Supplementation in Children between 1 and 5 Years of Age
umesh kapil
all india institute of medical sciences, India
Iron / Zinc Supplementation and Postprandial levels of Provitamin A Carotenoids from Papaya under Vitamin A Deficient Diet
KANA SOP Marie Modestine
University of Douala, Faculty of Science, Department of Biochemistry, PO Box 24157, Cameroon
Influence of hyperferric and hypoferric diets on iron transporters proteins in the rat mammary glands
Júlio Mello Neto*1, Patrícia Aline Boer2, Agnes Lopes2, Célia Guadalupe Tardeli1, Fernanda Humel1, Aline Heloisa Vecensoti1, Heloyse Hott1
1State University of Londrina, Brazil, 2UNESP, Brazil
Using stable iron isotopic techniques and serum hepcidin profiles to optimize iron supplementation for correction of iron deficiency in young women
Diego Moretti*1, Jeroen Goede2, Markus Jiskra1, Alida Melse3, Swinkels Dorine4,1, Tjalsma Harold4, Michael Zimmermann1
1ETH Zürich, Laboratory of Human Nutrition, Switzerland, 2University Hospital Zürich, Departement of Hematology, Switzerland, 3Wageningen University; Division of Human Nutrition, The Netherlands, 4Radboud University Medical Centre; Laboratory of Clinical Chemisty, The Netherlands
Household utilization of iodized bouillon cubes affects iodine intake in Senegal
Banda Ndiaye*1, Kendra Siekmans2, Ismael Ngnie Teta3, Abdulaziz Adish6, Roland Kupka4, Mouhamadou Guelaye Sall5
1MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Senegal, 2HEALTH BRIDGE, Canada, 3UNICEF, Chad, 4UNICEF, Senegal, 5UNIVERSITY CHEIKH ANTA DIOP, Senegal, 6MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Ethiopia
The Integrated Strategy for Attention in Nutrition (EsIAN) reduces the prevalence of anemia in children 6 to 59 months in the context of a conditional cash-transfer program in Mexico
Armando Garcia-Guerra1, Lynnette M. Neufeld*2, Amado Davida Quezada1, Ana Cecilia Fernandez-Gaiola1, Amira Hernandez-Cabrera1, Anabelle Bonvecchio1, Ana Lilia Lozada1, Juan Rivera1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Determination of the Vitamin A status and body pool size of Ghanaian infants given fortified home based complementary foods.
Sam Newton*1, Seth Owusu-Agyei1, Kwaku Poku Asante1, Esi Amoaful2, Emmanuel Mahama1, Kofi Tchum1, Sherry Tanumihardjo3
1Kintampo Health Research Centre, Ghana, 2Ghana Health Service, Ghana, 3University of Wisconsin, USA
The relationship of folate and iron status to anemia in women of reproductive age following a National Micronutrient Flour Fortification program in Uzbekistan.
Christine Northrop-Clewes*1, Lauren Hund2, Ronald Nazario3, Dilora Suleymanova4, Lusine Mirzoyan5, Munira Irisova5, Marcello Pagano2, Joseph Valadez6
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 2Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 3Instituto de Investigación Nutricional, Peru, 4Ministry of Health, Research Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Uzbekistan, 5Joint Projects Implementation Bureau "Health-2" and "Woman and Child Health Development", Uzbekistan, 6Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
Vitamin A status under type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypertension in urban Ghanaians
Ina M Ott*1, Ina Danquah2, George Bedu-Addo3, Frank P Mockenhaupt4, Andrea Henze1, Jens Raila1, Florian J Schweigert1
1Institute of Nutritional Sciences, University of Potsdam, Germany, 2Department of Molecular Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbrücke, Germany, 3Kwame Nkrumah University of Sciences and Technology, Ghana, 4Institute of Tropical Medicine and International Health, Charité, Germany
Optimal iron to zinc ratios for increased soluble iron in fortified rice
Megan Parker*1, Paul Johns2, Gaurav Patel2, John Lasekan2, Matthew Frey1, Peiman Milani1
1PATH, USA, 2Abbott Laboratories, USA
Efficacy and safety of daily iron supplementation in children: lessons from three systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials.
Sant-Rayn Pasricha*1,6, Michael Low2, Jane Thompson3, Ann Farrell4, Emily Hayes4, Kongolo Kalumba5, Beverley-Ann Biggs1
1University of Melbourne, Australia, 2The Alfred Hospital, Australia, 3The University of Adelaide, Australia, 4Monash Health, Australia, 5Monash Specialists Women’s and Children’s, Australia, 6University of Oxford, UK
Socio-demographic Determinants of Vitamin A Supplementation in Bangladesh: Evidences from recent Bangladesh Demographic & Health Surveys, 2007 & 2011
Manoj Raut*1, Daliya Sebastian2, Ananta Basudev Sahu3
1International Institute for Population Sciences, India, 2Public Health Foundation of India, India, 3National AIDS Control Organization, India
Enabling Factors for Iron Folic Acid Compliance among women in Indonesia: Insights from the recent Indonesia Demographic & Health Survey, 2012
Manoj Raut*1, Daliya Sebastian2, Ananta Sahu3
1International Institute for Population Sciences, India, 2Public Health Foundation of India, India, 3Breakthrough, India
Fortifying Cooking Oil with Vitamin A in two rural districts of Indonesia: Impact on Vitamin A status of Mothers and Children
Sandjaja Sandjaja*1,2, Idrus Jus'at3,2, Abas Basuni Jahari1, Robert Tilden2,6, Fitrah Ernawati1, Damayanti Soekarjo4, Eline Korenromp5, Regina Moench-Pfanner5, Soekirman Soekirman2
1National Health and Development Research Institute, Ministry of Health, Indonesia, 2Indonesian Nutrition Foundation for Food Fortification, Indonesia, 3Esa Unggul University, Indonesia, 4SAVICA Public Health Nutrition & Communication Consultancy, Indonesia, 5Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 6University of Indonesia, School of Public Health, Indonesia
Micronutrient Status during Pregnancy and Effects of Antenatal Supplementation with Multiple Micronutrients versus Iron-Folic Acid in Rural Bangladesh
Kerry Schulze*1, Saijuddin Shaikh2, Hasmot Ali2, Abu Ahmed Shamim2, Lee Wu1, Alain Labrique1, Rolf Klemm1, Sucheta Mehra1, Pongtorn Sungpuag3, Emorn Wasantwisut3, Parul Christian1, Keith West1
1Center for Human Nutrition, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 2The JiVitA Project, Bangladesh, 3Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand
High variability of urinary iodine concentrations (UIC) and iodine in salt from rural households in Sidama zone, southern Ethiopia
Tafere Gebreegziabher1,2, Sandra Peterson2, Barbara Stoecker*2
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2Oklahoma State University, USA
Vitamin D insufficiency in a sunshine-sufficient area: Southern Ethiopia
Tafere Gebreegziabher1,2, Barbara Stoecker*2
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2Oklahoma State University, USA
SPRINKLES for Ethiopian Staple Food Fortification /Home Fortification
Sisay Tesema
Stervit, Germany
Supplementation but not sunlight exposure improves vitamin D status of young women in Delhi
Reema Chugh, Harsh Arora, Manpreet Kaur, Muntaffa Rajput, Geeta Trilok Kumar*
Institute of Home Economic, Delhi Universitys, India
Post-partum high-dose vitamin A supplementation to improve vitamin A status of mother and infant: the role of timing and inflammation
Nguyen Song Tu*2, Tran Thuy Nga2, Marjoleine Amma Dijkhuizen3, Jacques Berger1, Henrik Friis3, Frank Tammo Wieringa1
1Institute de Recherche pour le Développement, France, 2National Institute of Nutrition, Viet Nam, 3Copenhagen University, Denmark
NaFeEDTA  improves iron absorption from high extraction wheat flour in Pakistan as assessed by stable isotope techniques
AYESHA YAMEEN*1, RAKHSHANDA BILAL1, TANVIR AHMAD1, THOMAS WALCZYK2, ZAHID LATIF1
1PINSTECH, Pakistan, 2ETHZ, Switzerland
Vitamin A and iron status of women and young children in major cities of Cameroon before and after vitamin A fortification of vegetable oil and iron fortification of wheat flour
Reina Engle-Stone*1, Alex Ndjebayi2, Martin Nankap2, Marie-Madeleine Gimou3, Avital Friedman4, Kenneth Brown1
1University of California, USA, 2Helen Keller International, Cameroon, 3Centre Pasteur du Cameroun, Cameroon, 4Helen Keller International, USA
Engaging the community in the design and implementation of an intervention to increase household consumption of iodised salt in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Nicola Lowe*1, Elizabeth Westaway1, Akhtar Munir3, Saba Tahir3, Fiona Dykes1, Monique Lhussier4, Mick McKeown1, Mukhtiar Zaman2
1University of Central Lancashire, UK, 2Khyber Medical University, Pakistan, 3Abaseen Foundation PK, Pakistan, 4Northumbria University, UK
Poster
COMMUNITY BASED INTERVENTION IMPROVES MICRONUTIENT INTAKE AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN AND CHILDREN UNDER 1 (CU1) IN BETHLEHEM VILLAGES
HAN'A AL-RABADI
World Vision International, Occupied Palestinian Territory
Social Marketing is an integral approach in Scaling-up consumption of iron-fortified rice
Imelda Angeles-Agdeppa*, Marcela Saises, Mario Capanzana
Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, The Philippines
Poster
Accelerating Progress to Universal Salt Iodization in IndiaAchievements, Challenges, and Future Actions
Mohammad Ansari*1, Jee Hyun Rah2, Victor Aguayo2, Chandrakant Pandav3, Kapil Yadav3, Rakesh Kumar3, Rajan Sankar4, Arijit Chakrabarty4, Suvabrata Dey5
1Salt Department, Government of India, India, 2UNICEF, India, 3ICCIDD, India, 4GAIN, India, 5Micronutrient Initiative, India
Inclusive social enterprise to alleviate iron deficiency in women and children in Cambodia
Gavin Armstrong*, Alastair Summerlee
University of Guelph, Canada
Designing Evidence-Based Counseling for Family Planning and Nutrition Programs in Dhamar, Yemen
Ali Mohamed Assabri*1, Khaled Ali Algendari1, Chelsea Cooper2, Anne Pfitzer2, Rae Galloway2
1Sana'a University, Yemen, 2MCHIP, USA
Addressing pediatric anemia in India: Can the lack of operational evidence be holding back action?
Rasmi Avula*1, Purnima Menon1, Kavita Singh1, Suneetha Kadiyala2
1International Food Policy Research Institute, India, 2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Prevention of spina bifida and folic acid intake by women in northern Uganda
Femke Bannink*1,4, Lieven Bauwens2, Rita Larok Otim3,4, Geert van Hove1
1Ghent University, Belgium, 2International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, Belgium, 3International Health Sciences University, Uganda, 4AVSI Foundation, Uganda
Scaling up an Integrated Strategy for Attention to Nutrition (EsIAN) to prevent stunting, micronutrient deficiency and obesity in Mexico
Anabelle Bonvecchio*1, Armando Garcia1, Lynnette Neufeld2, Juan Rivera1, Wendy Gonzalez1, Florence Theodore1, Ana Lilia Lozada1
1National Institute of public health, Mexico, 2GAIN, Switzerland
Scaling up Edible oil fortification in Madhya Pradesh: Lessons from the field
Ruchika Chugh Sachdeva*, Rajan Sankar
Global Alliance for Imporved Nutrition, India
Formative research: A necessary step for the implementation of a home fortification program in Cameroon
Jeanne Ejigui*1, Ines Lezama1, Anne Bissek3, Melanie Suter2, Judy McLean2
1UNICEF, Cameroon, 2University of British Columbia, Canada, 3Ministry of Public Health, Cameroon
Poster
Constraints to attending the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Weeks in North West Nigeria
Cynthia Yohanna-Dzingina1, Jayne Webster1, Isaac Akinyele2, Rasheed Okunola2, Wasiu Afolabi2, Olutayo Adeyemi2, Hussiani Lawal2, Elaine Ferguson*1
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, 2Food Basket Foundation International, Nigeria
Improving Coverage of Vitamin A among the urban poor through establishing additional dosing points and additional human resources - Experiences from Bhopal city, India
Ritu Ghosh*1, Mini Varghese2, Pragya Tiwari3
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, India, 3Government of Madhya Pradesh, India
Poster
Assessment of the iron-folic acid supplement (IFAS) supply chain to improve distribution at community level in Dakar and Fatick regions, Senegal
Amadou Lamine GUEYE*1, Richard PENDAME1, Banda NDIAYE1, Marietou DIOP2, Bocar Mamadou DAFF2
1Micronutrient Initiative/Sahel Office, Senegal, 2Direction of Reproductive Health and Child Survival, Ministry of Health, Senegal
Adherence to intake recommendations of lipid-based nutrient supplements (LNS) and iron/folic acid (IFA) among pregnant and lactating women (PLW) in a community health program setting
Kassandra Harding*1, Christine Stewart1, Susana Matias1, Malay Mridha1,2, Stephen Vosti1, Kathryn Dewey1
1University of California, Davis, USA, 2International Center for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Bangladesh
Socially marketing micronutrients: the development of a multi-channel communications campaign in Bolivia
Kimberly Harding*1, Marion Roche1, Ali MacLean1, Daniel López de Romaña1, Marcelo Loayza1, Lizeth Tapia2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2TIC's Empresarial, Bolivia
The role of political and governance factors in scaling up maternal and child micronutrient interventions
Carmen Ho*1, Stanley Zlotkin2,1
1University of Toronto, Canada, 2Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Canada
Acceptability of and willingness to pay for micronutrient powder in Somaliland
Adam Haibeh2, Megan Kays1, Aden Qodax1, Abel Irena*1, Manuela Tolmino1
1Population Services International, Somalia, 2UNFPA, Somalia
Achieving USI in Pakistan by improved Quality Control and better government ownership and capacity
Tausif Akhter Janjua*1, Khawaja Masuood Ahmed1, Noor Ahmad Khan2, Zia Haider1
1Micronutrient Initiative, Pakistan, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Poster
Intensified monitoring of Vitamin A supplementation programs in Hard-to-Reach districts and urban slums of Pakistan results in improved coverage
Tausif Akhter Janjua*1, Khalid Nawaz1, Zia Haider1, S Kaushik2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Pakistan, 2Micronutrient Initiative, India
Poster
Testing  feasibility of delivering vitamin A to newborns in Bangladesh’s health care system
S Kaushik*1, Rolf Klemm3, Lesley Oot2, Zeba Mahmud4
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2FHI360, USA, 3Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Bangladesh
Poster
Coming Full Circle: Addressing Perceptions and Cultural Beliefs of Maternal Dietary Practices, Weight Gain and Breastfeeding for Birth Spacing from Pregnancy to Postpartum in Egypt
Justine Kavle*1, Sohair Mehanna2, Ghada Khan3, Gulsen Saleh4, Rae Galloway1
1MCHIP-PATH, USA, 2The American University in Cairo, Social Research Center, Egypt, 3George Washington University, School of Public Health and Health Services, Dept of Prevention and Community Health, USA, 4MCHIP-Smart, Egypt and National Nutrition Institute, Egypt
Poster
An Implementation Study to Assess a Health Worker- Based Platform for a Home Fortification Program in Bihar
Priya Kekre*1, Melissa Young1, Pankaj Verma2, Meggha Sheth2, Arup Das2, Shamik Trehan2, Indrajit Chaudhari2, Amlan Majumdar2, Aimee Webb-Girard1, Usha Ramakrishnan1, Sridhar Srikantiah2, Reynaldo Martorell1
1Emory University, USA, 2CARE India, India
Knowledge, Attitude and practices (KAP) that contribute to low Vitamin A coverage among caregivers of Children 6-59 months: Results from the KAP Survey done in Kenya
Lucy Murage*1, Jacqueline Kung'u1, Evelyne Kikechi2, Christopher Wanyoike1, Terry Wefwafwa2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 2Ministry of Health, Kenya
A health systems strengthening approach to improve nutrition of pregnant women and newborns in Ethiopia, Kenya and Senegal
Jacqueline Kung'u*1, Banda Ndiaye2, Crispin Ndedda1, Girma Bogale3, Emily Gold4, Lynnette Neufeld5
1Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 5Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Consumer perceptions of Double Fortified Salt in Bangladesh : Implications for its Market Development
Ashek Mahfuz*1, Venkatesh Mannar2, Zeba Mahmud1
1Micronutrient Initiative, Bangladesh, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Testing stability of iodine in salt: Generating evidence to optimize statutory iodization standards in Bangladesh
Ashek Mahfuz*1, M Burhan Uddin2, Zeba Mahmud1
1Micronutrient Initiative, Bangladesh, 2Bangladesh Agricultural University, Bangladesh
Poster
ROLE OF HEALTH INSTITUTION FAMILY AND TRADITIONAL BASED CARE IN DIARRHEA MANAGEMENT, CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES IN SENEGAL 
DIOUF Mamadou*1, NDIAYE Banda1, DAFF Bocar Mamadou3, SALL Guelay2, CAMARA Boubacar2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal, 2UCAD _ University, Senegal, 3Ministry Of Health, Senegal
Innovative approach to address the dilemma of "hidden hunger"
Mehdi Maqbool
Crops For the Future Research Centre, Malaysia
Understanding barriers and facilitating factors for uptake of zinc and ORS in Kenya; a case of Kitui County
Elijah Mbiti*1, Catherine Lengewa2, Jacqueline Kung'u3, Stewart Kabaka4
1Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 2Essence International, Kenya, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 4Ministry of Health, Kenya
Social Marketing Framework for food fortification: A case from India
Seema Mehta*, Neetu Purohit, Rakhi Mathur
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, India
STRENGTHENING IMPLEMENTATION AND UTILIZATION OF NUTRITION INTERVENTIONS THROUGH RESEARCH: A FRAMEWORK AND RESEARCH AGENDA
Purnima Menon*1, Namukolo Covic2, Paige Harrigan3, Susan E. Horton4, Nabeeha Kazi5, Sascha Lamstein6, Lynette Neufeld7, Erica Oakley5, David L. Pelletier8
1International Food Policy Research Institute, India, 2Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West University, South Africa, 3Save the Children, USA, 4Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, Canada, 5Humanitas Global Development, USA, 6John Snow, Inc., USA, 7Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 8Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, USA
Blending Whey Powder with Haricot Bean Powder for Weaning Food Production
Mathewos Moges*, Shimelis Admassu
Hawassa University college of medicine and health sciences, Ethiopia
Factors affecting the performance of community volunteers during Child Health Days in Douala, Cameroon
Martin Nankap*1, Alex Ndjebayi1, Jules Guintang1, Heather Katcher2, Jessica Blankenship2, Leigh Jaschke2, Ann Tarini1
1Helen Keller International Cameroon, Cameroon, 2Helen Keller International ESCA, Kenya
ACCEPTABILITY OF MILLET MIX BASED RECIPES AND THEIR IRON BIOAVAILABILITY
ARUNA NARAYANAN*, ANBU MALAR MICHEAL
psg college of arts and science, India
Nutritional supplement adherence among women of reproductive age participating in a randomized controlled trial in northern Vietnam
Meredith Nechitilo*1, Ines Gonzalez-Casanova1, Reynaldo Martorell1, Phuong Nguyen2,3, Usha Ramakrishnan1
1Emory University, Rollins University of Public Health, USA, 2Thai Nguyen University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Viet Nam, 3International Food Policy Research Institute, Viet Nam
An Integrated Strategy for Attention in Nutrition (EsIAN) increases physicians' and nurses' nutrition knowledge and perceptions in Mexico
Ana Cecilia Fernandez-Gaxiola1, Armando Garcia-Guerra1, Lynnette M Neufeld*2, Amado D Quezada-Sanchez1, Amira Hernandez-Cabrera1, Anabelle Bonvecchio1, Ana Lilia Lozada1, Juan Rivera1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Clinic-based assessment of folate levels for women of reproductive age, as an impact indicator for a National Food Fortification Program in Tanzania.
Ramadhani Abdallah Noor*1,2, Salum Mshamu1, Nzovu Ulenga1,2, Ellen Hertzmark2, Wafaie Fawzi2, Margaret Benjamin3, George Kaishozi3, Simon Tatala3, Christina Nyhus Dhillon3, Ramadhani Mwiru1, Nilupa Gunaratna2
1Africa Academy for Public Health (AAPH), Tanzania, 2Harvard School of Public (HSPH)Health, USA, 3Hellen Keller International, Tanzania, Tanzania
Progress in elimination of iodine deficiency disorders in Zimbabwe- A program coverage
Wisdom Dube1, Tasiana Nyadzayo*2
1North West University, South Africa, 2Nutrition Department,MoHCW, Zimbabwe
RESULTS FROM A COMPLIANCE STUDY OF FOOD FORTIFICATION IN NIGERIA AND IMPLICATIONS ON REGULATORY MONITORING
O.A. Ogunmoyela*1, Larry Umunna2, Francis Aminu2, Greg Garrett3, Dora Panagides3
1Bells University of Technology, Nigeria, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Nigeria, 3Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Caregiver’s knowledge, attitudes and practices on the utilization of zinc and lo-ORS for diarrhea treatment in Northern Nigeria.
ABIODUN RAUF OLADIPO*1, ADETUNJI FALANA1, OLUFEMI ADEGOKE1, ASABE SAMBO1, JACQUELINE KUNG'U2
1MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Nigeria, 2MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Kenya
prevalence of anemia among pregnant women and its determinants in northern nigeria
ABIODUN RAUF OLADIPO*1, ADETUNJI FALANA1, FEMI ADEGOKE1, ASABE SAMBO1, JACQUELINE KUNGU2
1MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Nigeria, 2MICRONUTRIENT INITIATIVE, Kenya
Vitamin A supplementation in Nigeria-Challenges and prospects
Ignatius Onimawo*1, Isiaka Alo2
1Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria, 2UNICEF, Nigeria
KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDES AND PRACTICES OF PRENATAL IRON-FOLIC ACID SUPPLEMENTATION AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN AND HEALTH STAFF IN RURAL NIGER
Cesaire T. Ouedraogo*1,2, Ryan K. Wessells1, Nancy Keith3, Ibrahim F. Bamba2, Maimouna Doudou4, Banda Ndiaye5, Sonja Y. Hess1
1Department of Nutrition, University of California, USA, 2Helen Keller International, Niger, 3Independent Consultant, USA, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Niger, 5Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal
Scaling Up Vitamin A Supplementation in India: Much Progress, Some Challenges
Jee Hyun Rah*1, Rakesh Kumar2, Sila Deb2, Victor Aguayo1
1UNICEF, India, 2Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Scaling up Micronutrient Interventions: Bridging the gap between theory and implementation
Noelimanjaka Ramalanjaona*1, Simeon Rakotonirina1, Ietje Reerink1, Amal Tucker Brown4, Jennifer Peterson2, Abel Irena3
1Population Services International, Madagascar, 2SALOHI, Madagascar, 3Population Services International, USA, 4UNICEF, Madagascar
Fortification of wheat flour and maize meal with different iron compounds: Results of a series of baking trials
Philiip Randall*1, Quentin Johnson2, Anna Verster2
1P Cubed, South Africa, 2Flour Fortification Initiative, USA
Poster
Delivery of micronutrient powder (MNP) sachets through sales by frontline health workers (FLW) enables high reach, but upstream supply, household (HH) poverty and variability in MNP awareness are challenges to effectiveness
Rahul Rawat*1, Kuntal Saha3, Andrew Kennedy1, Muhammad Bhuiyan3, Terry Roopnaraine2, Purnima Menon4
1IFPRI, USA, 2Independent Consultant, Zambia, 3IFPRI, Bangladesh, 4IFPRI, India
Designing co-packaging for Zinc & Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) to influence caregiver and provider behaviours for treating childhood diarrhea in Guatemala
Marion Roche*1, Rosario Garcia2, Ali MacLean1, Noel Solomons2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2CeSSIAM, Guatemala
Effective Modalities to Improve Pregnant Women’s Compliance to Daily Prenatal Iron Supplementation
Aregash Samuel*1, Girma Mamo2, Samson Gebremedhin2, Tibebu Moges1, Tsehai Assefa1, Amha Kebede1
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia
Perceptions of Mothers in Nepal on the roles of Female Community Health Volunteers  in providing Iron Folic Acid and Referral to Antenatal Care
Leeza Sharma*1, Marion Roche1, Macha Maharjan3, Deepika Chaudhery4
1Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Nepal, 4Micronutrient Initiative, India
Trends and opportunities in zinc and Oral Rehydration Salts (ORS) for diarrhea treatment across multi-country formative assessments
Kendra Siekmans*1, Marion Roche2, Jacqueline Kung’u3, Rachelle Desrochers1, Abdul Aziz Adish4, Deepika Chaudhery5, S. Kaushik5
1HealthBridge, Canada, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, 5Micronutrient Initiative, India
Poster
Lessons  in scale-up of a public sector zinc ORS intervention for childhood diarrhoea management in the Indian state of Bihar
Mahesh Srinivas*1, Sanjeev Kumar1, Devaji Patil2, Rakesh Chandra Jha2, Rajiv Ranjan2, Meena Haribhau Jadhav2
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, India, 3Government of Bihar, India
Poster
Formative Research to Guide Successful Scale-Up of Micronutrient Powder Programmes: Lessons Learned From a 4 Country Comparison
Melanie Sutér*1, Abuid Omwega2, Dominique Brunet3, Jeanne Ejigui4, Viorica Berdaga5, Fidele Ngabo6, Jennifer Foley1, Judy McLean1
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2UNICEF-Rwanda, Rwanda, 3UNICEF-Zambia, Zambia, 4UNICEF-Cameroon, Cameroon, 5UNICEF-Lao PDR, People's Democratic Republic of Lao, 6Ministry of Health, Rwanda
KAP on Anemia related Issues among the Adolescents Girls in Rural Bangladesh: Analysis after a community based intervention.
Shamim Talukder
Eminence, Bangladesh
Sensory acceptability trial for a chickpea-based Ready-to-Use Supplementary Food
Abinet Tekle*1, Barbara Tembo2, Masresha Tessema3, Dilnesaw Zerfu3, Biniyam Tesfaye3, Tibebu Moges3, Aregash Samuel3, Tsehai Assefa3, Esther Salazar3, Yoseph Beyene3, Andinet Abinet3, Suvrat Bafana3
1Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, 2Word Food Program, Ethiopia, 3Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Nutritional Profile of Moringa Stenopetala Species Samples Collected from Different Places in Ethiopia
Abinet Tekle*1, Adamu Belay2, Kalab Kelem3, Meseret W/Yohannes2, Behanu Wodajo2, Yohannes Tesfaye2
1Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, 2Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 3Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, Ethiopia
Formative work to design the packaging of a lipid-based nutrient supplement for a home fortification program in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)
Katie Tripp*1, Svenja Jungjohann2, Heather Clayton1, Simeon Nanama3, Fanny Sandalinas6, Winnie Mujinga5, Cristina Palma4, Aissata Moussa Abba5, Eric Ategbo5, Roland Kupka6, Zuguo Mei1, Ambroise Nanema5
1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 2GAIN, Switzerland, 3UNICEF, Madagascar, 4Nutriset, France, 5UNICEF, Congo, 6UNICEF, Senegal
CAN LOCAL PRODUCTION OF FORTIFIED COMPLEMENTARY FOODS IMPROVE ACCESSIBILITY AND AFFORDABILITY FOR LOW-INCOME POPULATIONS IN COTE D'IVOIRE
Marti van Liere*1, Julie Lang2
1Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 2Tuck Business School, USA
INNOVATION IN FORMATIVE RESEARCH AND INTERVENTION DESIGN TO CHANGE INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES IN EAST JAVA
Valerie Curtis1, Marti van Liere*2
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medecine, UK, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Integrated risk-benefit in food and nutrition
Hans Verhagen1,2
1National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands, 2University of Ulster, UK
Poster
Factors that influence effective diarrhea treatment programs in Haitian children
Allison Verney*1, Judith Nihorimbere2, Marion Roche2, Joseline Marhone Pierre1, Katia Mohindra1
1HealthBridge, Canada, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, 3Ministry of Health and Population in Haiti, Haiti
Poster
LNS Production Costs: Effects of Production Location and of Variations in Ingredient Prices and Taxes
Nicolas Lucas2, Cecile Vasseur2, Stephen Vosti*1, Mamane Zeilani3
1UC Davis, USA, 2Onyx Développement S.A.S., France, 3Nutriset S.A.S., France
EFFECTS OF ALTERNATIVE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHEMES ON HOUSEHOLD ACCESS COSTS OF LIPID-BASED NUTRIENT SUPPLEMENTS: CASE STUDY IN RURAL BURKINA FASO
Stephen Vosti*1, Matthew Hamilton1, Rosemonde Guissou2, Sonja Hess1, Kathryn Dewey1, Jean Bosco Ouedraogo2
1UC Davis, USA, 2Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso
An Economic Model for Optimizing Effective Coverage of MN interventions: A Case Study of Cameroon
Stephen Vosti*1, Reina Engle-Stone1, Justin Kagin2, Joanne Arsenault1, Robert Hijmans1, Ryan Murphy1, Erica Rettig1, Ann Tarini3, Kenneth H Brown1
1UC Davis, USA, 2Kagins Consulting, USA, 3Helen Keller International, Cameroon
The association between women's knowledge about vitamin A and who they contact for advice about nutrition and health in Bangladesh
Jillian L. Waid*1, Zeina Sifri2, Nancy Haselow3
1Helen Keller International, Bangladesh, 2Helen Keller International, USA, 3Helen Keller International - Asia Pacific Regional Office, Cambodia
Cost-Effectiveness of Price Reductions in Fortified Powdered Milk for the Reduction of Micronutrient Deficiencies in 6-23 Month Old Children in the Philippines
Simon Wieser*1, Beatrice Brunner1, Rafael Plessow1, Klaus Eichler1, Noel Solomons2, Olivia Malek1, Joerg Spieldenner3, Urs Bruegger1
1Winterthur Institute of Health Economics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland, 2Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism, Guatemala, 3Public Health Nutrition Department, Nestlé Research Center, Switzerland
PRACTICE-BASED IMPLEMENTATION RESEARCH ON THE NATIONAL SCALE-UP OF MICRONUTRIENT POWDERS IN BOLIVIA
Stanley Zlotkin*1, Claudia Schauer1, Kimberly B. Harding2, Ali MacLean2, Marion L Roche2, Oriana Vaccarino1
1The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada, 2The Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Finding the optimum scenario in risk-benefit assessment: an example on vitamin D
Firew L. Berjia1, Jeljer Hoekstra2, Hans Verhagen*1,3, Morten Poulsen2, Rikke Andersen2, Maarten Nauta2
1The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 2National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands, 3University of Ulster, UK
Poster