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Thursday, June 5, AM/PM

The Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) and associated factors among Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia
Girmay Ayana*, Dilnesaw Zerfu, Adamu Belay, Aweke Kebede, Aregash Samuel, Tibebu Moges, Tesfaye Hailu, Biniyam Tesfaye, Tsehai Assefa, Masresha Tessema, Amha Kebede
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
EFFECTS OF LOCALLY PRODUCED AND CONSUMED VEGETABLES ON ANTHROPOMETRIC INDICES AND MICRONUTRIENT INTAKES OF PRESCHOOLERS IN VEGETABLES HOME GARDEN HOUSEHOLDS IN OWERRI MUNICIPALITY
C.O. Asinobi Chinagorom Onyemaechi*, Oly-Alawuba Nkiru
Imo State University, Nigeria
EFFECT OF INFLAMMATION AND OTHER POTENTIAL CONFOUNDERS ON PLASMA ZINC CONCENTRATION IN 12-59-MONTHS-OLD SENEGALESE BOYS AND GIRLS: A NATIONAL STUDY
Adama Diouf*1, Nafissatou Ba Lo1, Nicole Idohou-Dossou1, Mariame Sy1, Ampa Dogui Diatta1, Amadou Tidiane Guiro1, Banda Ndiaye2, Salimata Wade1
1Laboratoire de Nutrition, Département de Biologie Animale, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, Université Cheikh Anta Diop (UCAD) de Dakar, Senegal, 2Micronutrient Initiative (MI) Sahel, Senegal
Evaluation of Body Iron Stores as indicator of iron status in school-age children
Ans Eilander*1, Saskia Osendarp2, Sumithra Muthayya3, Carlene Wilson4,5, Widjaja Lukito6, Guus Duchateau1
1Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, 2OsendarpNutrition, The Netherlands, 3The Sax Institute, Australia, 4School of Medicine, Flinders University, Australia, 5CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, Australia, 6SEAMEO RECFON (Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Center for Food and Nutrition), Indonesia
The Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency (VAD) and associated factors among Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia
Tesfaye Hailu*, Biniyam Tesfaye, Dilnesaw Zerfu, Adamu Belay, Aregash Samuel, Abinet Tekle, Tibebu Moges, Yosef Beyene, Berhanu Wodajo, Yohannes Tesfaye, Amha Kebede
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia
Influence of micronutrient status during infancy and middle childhood on cognition at middle childhood
Tippawan Pongcharoen*1, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai2, Uruwan Yamborisut1, Atitada Boonpraderm1, Emorn Wasanwisut1, Pattanee Winichagoon1
1Institute of Nutrition, Mahidol University, Thailand, 2Department of Human Nutrition, The Ohio State University, USA
Micro -nutritional status of Yemeni pregnant women and its effect on the outcome of pregnancy
Nasr-Addin Bahakim2, Towfik Albusyli3, Amal Saeed*1
1University of Khartoum, Sudan, 2University of Science and technology, Yemen, 3University of Sanaa, Yemen
The Prevalence of Iodine Deficiency (IDD) among Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia
Masresha Tessema*, Adamu Belay, Dilnesaw Zerfu, Abinet Tekle, Aweke Kebede, Aregash Samuel, Solomon Eshetu, Alemnesh Zelelew, Amha Kebede
Ethiopian Health & Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia
Assessing the association between the methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) 677C->T polymorphism on blood folate concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis of trials and observational studies
Becky Tsang*, Amy Cordero, Claire Marchetta, Joseph Mulinare, Patricia Mersereau, Jing Guo, Yan Ping Qi, RJ Berry, Jorge Rosenthal, Krista Crider
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Relationships between plasma zinc concentrations and clinical signs of zinc deficiency
K. Ryan Wessells*1, Janet King2, Kenneth Brown1
1University of California, Davis, USA, 2Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute, USA
Potential of the Plasma Nutriproteome to Predict Micronutrient Distributions in Undernourished Settings 
Keith West*, Robert Cole, Kerry Schulze, Joshua Betz, Ingo Ruczinski, Sun Eun Lee, Lee Wu, James Yager, John Groopman, Sudeep Shrestha, Parul Christian
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA
Determinants of Vitamin A status among pregnant women participating in the Mama SASHA Cohort Study of Vitamin A in Western Kenya: Preliminary Findings
Victor Akelo*1, Fredrick Grant2, Haile Selassie Okuku2, Rose Wanjala2, Jan Low3, Donald Cole4, Carol Levin5, Amy Webb Girard1
1Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, USA, 2International Potato Centre, Kenya, 3International Potato Centre, Kenya, 4Department of Global Health, Dala Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, Canada, 5Department of Global Health, University of Washington, USA
Adequacy of iron and zinc contents and estimated bioavailability in commercially available complementary foods in Ethiopia
Endale Amare*1,2, Claire Mouquet-Rivier3, Isabelle Rochette3, Christian Picq3, Abdulaziz Adish4, Gulelat Desse5,1
1Wolaita Sodo University, Ethiopia, 2Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 3IRD UMR 204 Nutripass « Prévention des Malnutritions et des Pathologies associées », IRD/UM1/UM2, France, 4Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, 5Botswanna College of Agriculture, Botswana
Poster
Alterations in nutritional status, serum levels of minerals and trace elements among helminth-infected and non-infected school children in Gondar town, Ethiopia
Bemnet Amare*1, Beyene Moges2, Bereket Fantahun3, Ketema Tafess2, Desalegn Woldeyohannes2, Gizachew Yismaw2, Tomoki Yabutani4, Andargachew Mulu2, Fusao Ota5
1Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Gondar, Ethiopia, 2Department of Microbiology, Immunologyand Parasitology, University of Gondar, Ethiopia, 3Department of Pediatrics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 4Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokushima, Japan, 5Institute of Health Biosciences, University of Tokushima, Japan
ASSESSMENT OF ANEMIA AND ITS ASSOCIATED FACTORS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING ANTENATAL CARE IN KARAMARA HOSPITAL JIGJIGA TOWN, EASTERN ETHIOPIA
Alemnesh Amen*1, Kiday Girmay2
1Ethiopian Somali Region Health Office, Ethiopia, 2Mekele University, Ethiopia
Poster
Food and nutritional security in Africa: a comparative analysis
Yesake Demeke Andeyhun
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Poster
Estimate of likely micronutrient deficits across life stages in five Sub-Saharan African countries
Kaleab Baye*, Tilahun Bekele
Center for Food Science and Nutrition, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Intakes from complementary foods consumed by young children (aged 12-23 months) from North Wollo, northern Ethiopia, are inadequate in calcium, zinc, vitamin A and C but not in iron
Kaleab Baye*1, Jean-Pierre Guyot2, Christèle Icard-Vernière2, Claire Mouquet-Rivier2
1Center for Food Science and Nutrition, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 22IRD (UMR 204) “Prevention des Malnutritions et des Pathologies Associees” (Nutripass), IRD/UM1/UM2, France
Dietary Vitamin A consumption and Associated Factors in 12 to 59 Month Old Children                                                   in Tula, SNNPR                      
Genet Bekele*1, Stocker Barbara1, Debebe Moges2
1Awassa university, Ethiopia, 2Oklahoma State University, USA
Socio-demographic factors affect zinc status of infants and preschool children in East Gojjam, Amhara region, Ethiopia
Adamu Belay*4, Grace Marquis1, Gulelat Desse2, Frances Aboud3, Aregash Samuel5
1McGill university, Canada, 2Addis Ababa university, Ethiopia, 3McGill university, Canada, 4Ethiopian Health and Nutrition research Institute, Ethiopia, 5Ethiopian Health and Nutrition research Institute, Ethiopia
The Prevalence of Zinc Deficiency among Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia  
Adamu Belay*, Aregash Samuel, Tibebu Moges, Andinet Abera, Yosef Beyene, Meseret W/Yohannes, Girmay Ayana, Tsehai Assefa, Melkitu Kassaw, Amha Kebede, Dilnesaw Zerfu
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Factors associated with anemia in pregnancy in Cascades region in Burkina Faso
ILBOUDO Bernard*1,3, SAVADOGO G Léon Blaise1, KINDA Maurice1, GUIGUEMDE T Robert1, DRAMAIX-WILMET Michèle2, DONNEN Philippe3
1Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Santé (INSSA), Burkina Faso, 2Université libre de Bruxelles/ Ecole de Santé Publique/CR2-Epidémiologie, Biostatistiques et recherche clinique [EPIBIOSTAT], Belgium, 3Université libre de Bruxelles/ Ecole de Santé Publique/CR3- Politiques et systèmes de Santé - Santé internationale [POLISSI], Belgium
ASSESSING THE PREVALENCE OF IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDER (IDD) IN WOLAITA AND DAWRO ZONES STUDENTS, SNNPR, ETHIOPIA
shimelash Bitew*, Yemane Gebremariam, Amha Admassie
Wolaita sodo University, Ethiopia
Effect of deworming on hemoglobin concentration in children from 2 to 15 years from the Bengo Province, Angola.
Miguel Brito*1,2, Manuel Lemos1,3, Clara Mirante1, Sofia Moura1, Carlos Mayer1,4
1CISA Project–Health Research Centre in Angola, Angola, 2ESTESL. Lisbon School of Health, Portugal, 3Faculty of Medicine, University Agostinho Neto, Angola, 4Bengo Provincial Hospital, Angola
High Levels of Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) and Stunting by 6-11 Months of Age in Northern Zambia: Evidence of the Need for Early-Life Intervention Scale-Up
Zachary Daly*1, Mélanie Suter1, Agnes Aongola2, Dominique Brunet3, Tim Green1, Judy Mclean1
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Ministry of Health, Zambia, 3UNICEF-Zambi, Zambia
Current status of vitamin A deficiency and the National Vitamin A Control Program in Mongolia: results of the 2010 National Nutrition Survey
OTGONJARGAL DAMDINBALJIR
NATIONAL CENTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH, Mongolia
Variation of serum selenium (Se) in children from Amhara region, Ethiopia. Will low Se affect the success of salt iodization in Ethiopia?
Dawd Gashu*1, Gulelate Desse1, Karim Bougma4, Aregash Samuel2, Abdulaziz Adish3, Barbara Stoecker5, Grace Marquis4
1Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, 2Ethiopia Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Ethiopia, Ethiopia, 4McGill University, Canada, 5Oklahoma State University, USA
Prevalence of Malnutrition among the  Children Residing in  India and Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Wollega University, Ethiopia, 2Nagpur University, India
Gene-environment interactions of specific TF and HAMP gene variants in relation to iron status in black South Africans
Wanjiku Gichohi-Wainaina*1, Alida Melse-Boonstra1, Herman Myburgh2, Edith J Feskens1, Gordon Wayne Towers2
1Division of Human Nutrition, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Centre of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University,Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
Prevalence of vitamin A deficiency among infants participating in the Mama SASHA proof of concept project in Western Kenya
Frederick Grant*1, Donald Cole2, Kirimi Sindi1, Carol Levin3, Dean Garett4, Simon Kariuki5, Hermann Ouedarogo1, Cornelia Loechl6, Rhona Baingana7, Mary Oyunga8, Jan Low1
1International Potato Center, Kenya, 2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, 3University of Washington, USA, 4PATH, USA, 5Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya, 6IAEA, Austria, 7Makerere University, Uganda, 8Kenya Agriculture Research Institute, Kenya
Poster
Prevalence of anemia and its risk factors among pregnant women in Dakar and Fatick regions, Senegal.
Amadou Lamine GUEYE*1, Richard B. PENDAME1, Marietou DIOP2, Bocar Mamadou DAFF2
1Micronutrient Initiative/ Sahel Office, Senegal, 2Direction of Reproductive Health and Child Survival, Ministry of Health, Senegal
Association of iron, zinc, and vitamin A maternal plasma levels with breast milk composition in rural southern Ethiopia
Tesfaye Hailu Bekele*1, Susan J Whiting2, Hiwot Abebe2, Cherinet Abuye3
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 3Save the Children, Ethiopia
Zinc deficiency in Sri Lanka: prevalence and risk factors
Renuka Jayatissa*1, Aberra Bekele2, Priyantha Ekanayaka1, JM Ranbanda1, Yasoma Kumari1
1Medical Research Institute, Sri Lanka, 2Retired, Ethiopia
Genetic hemoglobin disorders and anemia in Cambodian women of reproductive age
Crystal D. Karakochuk*1,2, Kyly C. Whitfield1,2, Suzanne Vercauteren2,3, Aminuzzaman Talukder4, Judy McLean1, Timothy J. Green1,2
1Department of Human Nutrition, The University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Child and Family Research Institute, Canada, 3Department of Hematopathology, British Columbia Children's Hospital, Canada, 4Helen Keller International, Cambodia
IODINE DEFICIENCY DISORDERS (IDD) IN BURIE AND WOMBERMA DISTRICTS, WEST GOJJAM, ETHIOPIA
Aweke Kebede*1, Girmay Ayana1, Adamu Belay1, Cherinet Abuye2
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2EMPOERING NEW GENERATION TO IMPROVE NUTRITION AND ECONOMY (ENGINE), Ethiopia
The Status of Iodine Nutrition And Iodine Deficiency Disorders Among School Children in Metekel Zone, NorthWest Ethiopia
Girma Kibatu*, Endalkachew Kibret, Molla Gedefaw
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Prevalence of Anemia and associated factors among Vulnerable Populations in Ethiopia
Desalegne Kuche*, Adamu Belay, Aregash Samuel, Dilnesaw Zerfu, Aweke Kebede, Tibebu Moges, Biniyam Tesfaye, Masresha Tessema, Temesgen Awoke, Amha Kebede
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Iodized salt Coverage Study 2010: Household consumption and consumer behavior about iodized salt in rural areas of select states of India
Chandrakant S Pandav1, Kapil Yadav1, Rakesh Kumar*2, M A Ansari3, M G Karmarkar2
1All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 2Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, India, 3Salt Commissioner's Office, India
Anemia varies with season and is not related to iron deficiency in pre-school children in rural Bangladesh
Emma Lindström*1, Shams El Arifeen2, Eva-Charlotte Ekström1
1Department of Women's and Children's Health, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b), Bangladesh
CLINICAL ASSESSMENT OF GOITER AND LOW URINARY IODINE CONCENTRATION DEPICT PRESENCE OF SEVERE IODINE DEFICIENCY IN PREGNANT ETHIOPIAN WOMEN: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY IN RURAL SIDAMA, SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA
Getahun E. Lombamo*1,5, Henok Tadele2, Alemtsehay Bogale1,3, Cherinet Abuye4, Barbara Stoecker3
1Hawassa University, School of Nutrition Food Science and Technology, Ethiopia, 2Hawassa University, Health Science College, Ethiopia, 3Oklahoma State University, Nutritional Sciences, USA, 4Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 5University of Saskatchewan, College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, Canada
RISK FACTORS FOR ANEMIA IN NON-PREGNANT WOMEN ACROSS THE AGROECOLOGICAL ZONES OF NEPAL
Swetha Manohar*1, Raman Shrestha2, Ruchita Rajbhandary2, Rolf Klemm1, Devendra Gauchan3, Ramesh Adhikari4, Shibani Ghosh5, Patrick Webb5, Keith PW West Jr1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA, 2PoSHAN Study Team, Johns Hopkins University, Nepal, 3Nepal Agricultural Research Council, Nepal, 44 Institute of Medicine, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 5Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Nepal
NUTRITION STATUS AND HAEMOGLOBIN LEVELS OF PREGNANT WOMEN ATTENDING KAPENGURIA HOSPITAL IN WEST POKOT COUNTY, KENYA
Lillian Marita*1, Judith Waudo2, Elizabeth Kuria3
1Kenyatta University, Kenya, 2Kenyatta University, Kenya, 3Kenyatta University, Kenya
Title Prevalence of Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders (VADD), Nutritional anemia and Zinc deficiency in children aged between 12 and 59 months in West Algeria (Tlemcen) Authors Zouhir Massen1, Jean Paul grangaud, Benamar Dahmani, Omar Djellouli,Zaki Arabi 1Faculty of Medecine of Tlemcen Algeria Zouhir Massen , E-mail: massen55dz@yahoo.fr
Zouhir Massen*, Jean Paul grangaud, Benamar Dahmani, Omar Djellouli, Zaki Arabi
Faculty of Medecine, Algeria
Prevalence of maternal serum zinc deficiency and its associated factors among pregnant women in Naivasha, Kenya.
Agnes Mitheko*1, Judith Kimiywe2, Patrisio Njeru3
1Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology, Kenya, 2Kenyatta University, Kenya, 3Technical University of Kenya, Kenya
Nutritional status and associated factors among pregnant women in Boricha Woreda, Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia.
Mathewos Moges*, Amare Worku, Eskindir Loha
Hawassa University college of medicine and health sciences, Ethiopia
FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH ANEMIA IN WOMEN OF REPRODUCTIVE AGE IN ETHIOPIA: USING ETHIOPIAN DEMOGRAPHIC AND HEALTH SURVEY DATA 2011
Beshir Mohamed*1, Oumer Seid2, Wondwossen Terefe2, Afework Mulugeta2
1Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau, Ethiopia, 2Mekelle University, Ethiopia
Poor pregnancy and birth outcomes are associated with the indicators of inadequate dietary intakes of micronutrients in rural women of the Amhara Region of Ethiopia
Husein Mohammed*1, Grace S Marquis1, Frances Aboud2, Karim Bougma1, Kimberly B Harding3, Aragash Samuel4
1School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Canada, 2Department of Psychology, McGill University, Canada, 3Micronutrient initiative, Canada, 4Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia
Helicobacter pylori is not a cause of anaemia amongst people living with HIV and AIDS in Tanzania
Elisaphinate Moses Urio*1, Godwin David Ndossi2, Simon Rupia Tatala3
1Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Tanzania, 2Hubert Kairuki Memorial University, Tanzania, 3Malesta Biomedical Research Centre, Tanzania
ZINC DEFICIENCY WAS A SIGNIFICANT PUBLIC HEALTH PROBLEM IN ADOLESCENT SCHOOL GIRLS FROM NORTHERN ETHIOPIA
Afework Mulugeta*1, Mahmud Abdelkadir1, Mehari Gebre2, Araya Gebreyesus1, Asfaw Gebretsadik1, Barbara Stoecker3
1Mekelle University, Ethiopia, 2UNICEF, Ethiopia, 3Oklahoma State University, USA
VITAMIN A STATUS AND SERUM CAROTENOID LEVELS OF ADOLESCENT SCHOOL GIRLS FROM NORTHERN ETHIOPIA
Afework Mulugeta*1, Mahmud Abdelkadir1, Mehari Gebre2, Araya Gebreyesus1, Asfaw Gebretsadik1, Barbara Stoecker3
1Mekelle University, Ethiopia, 2UNICEF, Ethiopia, 3Oklahoma State University, USA
A multi-country analysis that explores approaches to account for the effects of inflammation on ferritin interpretation in young children
Sorrel Namaste*1, Kevin Sullivan2, Parminder Suchdev2, Flores-Ayala Rafael2, Mei Zuguo2, Raiten Daniel1
1National Institutes of Health, USA, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Dietary diversity is a good indicator of micronutrient intake among Kenyan women, moderated by season
Sofia Ngala*1, Olga Souverein1, Martin Tembo1, Alice Mwangi2, Frans Kok1, Inge Brouwer1
1Wageningen University, The Netherlands, 2Univeristy of Nairobi, Kenya
Factors associated with non-use of antenatal iron and folic acid supplements among Pakistani women: A cross sectional household survey
Yasir B Nisar*1, Michael Dibley2, Ali Mir3
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2The University of Sydney, Australia, 3The Population Council, Pakistan
Perceptions of antenatal iron-folic acid supplements in urban and rural Pakistan: A qualitative study
Yasir B Nisar*1, Ashraful Alam2, Brekhna Aurangzeb3, Michael Dibley4
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2The University of Sydney, Australia, 3The Children Hospital, PIMS, Pakistan, 4The University of Sydney, Australia
VITAMIN A AND ZINC STATUS OF CHILDREN 0-5 YEARS LIVING IN TEN ORPHANAGES OF ABUJA, NIGERIA
Ngozi Nnam*1, Chizoba Steve-Edemba1
1University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, 2Federal Capital Territory Primary Health Care Development Board, Nigeria
IRON STATUS OF CHILDREN AGED 6-59 MONTHS IN KADUNA STATE OF NIGERIA
Ngozi Nnam*1, Esther Okwori2, Paul Eme1
1University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria, 2National Agricultural Extension Research Liasion Services, Nigeria
PREVALENCE OF AND RISK FACTORS FOR ZINC DEFICIENCY AMONG YOUNG CHILDREN IN RURAL BURKINA FASO
Cesaire Ouedraogo*1,2, Elodie Becquey2,3, Sonja Hess2, Lea Prince2, Noel Rouamba1, Jean-Bosco Ouedraogo1, Steve Vosti1, Kenneth Brown2,3
1Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso, 2University of California, USA, 3Helen Keller International, USA
Nutrient gaps in changing food systems in rural Africa
Roseline Remans*, Caitlin Hoeberlein, Stephen Wood, Kyle DeRosa, Cheryl Palm
Columbia University, USA
Prevalence of anemia in children caused by deficiencies of iron, folic acid and B12 vitamin in Tegucigalpa, Honduras
Rebeca Rivera*, Maria Felix Rivera, Ivette Rivera
National Autonomous University of Honduras, Honduras
Iodine Deficiency amongst school age children in Pauri District of Uttarakhand, India
Neha Sareen*1, Umesh Kapil2, Vanisha S Nambiar1
1The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India, 2All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
Evaluation of  Zinc and Copper Serum concentration  in Relation to Clinical Status among Adult People Living with HIV/AIDS at Felege Hiwot Referal Hospital, Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia
Abera Birhanu, Bezuayehu Semahagn*, Endalkachew Nibret, Melaku Adal Eshetie, Abayneh Munshea Abitew
Bahir Dar University, Ethiopia
Anaemia in Pregnancy: Factors associated with maternal anaemia in the Dadaab refugee camps, Kenya (2001-2002)
James Smith*1, Laird Ruth2, Ismail Kassim1, Allison Oman3, Caroline Wilkinson4, Andrew Seal1
1University College London, UK, 2Nutrition Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 3United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Kenya, 4United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland
Iodised salt consumption in medical colleges of India
Rahul Srivastava*1, Aslesh OP2, Kapil Yadav1, Vivek Gupta3, Chandrakant Pandav1
1AIIMS, India, 2Academy of Medical Sciences, India, 3NIMHANS, India
Vitamin D Deficiency Increases the Risk of Stunting and Other Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes: Results from a Perinatal Cohort Study in Kenya
Eunice Toko3, Odada Sumba*3, Fredrick Opinya3, Paul Baresel2, Arlene Dent4, Julia Finkelstein1, Rosemary Rochford2, Saurabh Mehta1
1Cornell University, USA, 2SUNY Upstate Medical University, USA, 3Kenya Medical Research Institute, Kenya, 4Case Western Reserve University, USA
Prevalence of Goitre among School-age Children in Jimma Town, South West Ethiopia
Hiwot Kifle Sime1, Amare Worku Tadesse*2
1Haromaya University, Ethiopia, 2Addis Continental Institute of Public Health, Ethiopia
The prevalence of anemia in women of childbearing age in Kazakhstan: some causes, risk factors and interventions
Toregeldy Sharmanov1, Shamil Tazhibayev*1, Oksana Dolmatova1, Aigul Nurgabilova2, Altyn Sarsembayeva1, Orynkul Mukasheva1, Ayan Yergaliyeva1
1Kazakh Academy of Nutrition, Kazakhstan, 2UNICEF Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan
Making a case for calcium supplementation for prevention of pregnancy hypertension in Ethiopia
Biniyam Tesfaye*1, Sara Wuehler2, Tibebu Moges1, Aregash Samuel1, Aweke Kebede1, Dilnesaw Zerfu1, Andinet Abera1, Girma Mengistu1, Birhanu Wodajo1, Katherine A Birks2, Chowdhury Jalal2, Amha Kebede1
1Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 2The Micronutrient Initiative, Canada
Vitamin D Status and Its Predictors Among School Children in Adama Town and Rural Kebeles of Adama Woreda, Ethiopia: A Comparative Study
Tolassa Wakayo*1, Tefera Belachew2, Susan J Whiting3
1Jimma Uiniversity, Ethiopia, 2Jimma Uiniversity, Ethiopia, 3University of Saskatchewan, Canada
The prevalence of, and factors associated with single and multiple deficiencies of iron, vitamin A and zinc amongst children aged 12 – 35 months in Colombia
Louise Watson*1, Elaine L. Ferguson1, Elizabeth Allen1, Zulma Y. Fonseca Centeno2, Ana Z Jiménez Soto3, Helena Pachón4,5
1London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), UK, 2Instituto Colombiano de Bienestar Familiar (ICBF), Colombia, 3Secretaría Distrital de Salud de Bogotá, Colombia, 4Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT), Colombia, 5Emory University, USA
Suboptimal thiamin status is common in women of childbearing age in rural and urban Cambodia
Kyly C Whitfield*1, Yazheng Liu1, Crystal D Karakochuk1, Aminuzzaman Talukder2, Hou Kroeun2, David D Kitts1, Eunice CY Li-Chan1, Judy McLean1, Tim J Green1
1Food, Nutrition, and Health, University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Helen Keller International, Cambodia
The Social Burden of Folic Acid Deficiencies in Switzerland
Simon Wieser*, Rafael Plessow
Winterthur Institute of Health Economics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Poster
Micronutrient deficiencies in pre-school age children and women of reproductive age in Jordan
James P Wirth*1, Nichols Erin2, Ibrahim Khatib3, Hanan Masa'd4, Rawhieh Barham4, Nancy Aburto2, Svenja Jungjohann5, Kevin Sullivan2, Mary Serdula2
1GroundWork LLC, Switzerland, 2Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 3Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan, 4Nutrition Division, Department of Non-Communicable Disease, Ministry of Health, Jordan, 55Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Poster
Comparison of the associations of different socio-economic indices with various indicators of child malnutrition in the Philippines
Bradley Woodruff*1, Fabian Rohner1, Grant J Aaron2, May AO Lebanan3, Pura Rayco-Solon4, Ofelia P Saniel3
1GroundWork LLC, Switzerland, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland, 3University of the Philippines, College of Public Health, The Philippines, 4UNICEF, The Philippines
Poster
The Proportion of Households with Adequately Iodized Salt in Ethiopia
Dilnesaw Zerfu*, Abinet Tekle, Tibebu Moges, Adamu Belay, Andinet Abera, Girmay Ayana, Masresha Tessema, Desalegn Kuche, Meseret W/Yohannes, Amha Kebede, Aregash Samuel
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute (EHNRI), Ethiopia
Catalyzing Locally Sustainable Micronutrient Supply and Distribution Systems to Combat Hidden Hunger
Shilpa Bhatte*, Clayton Ajello, Austen Musso
Vitamin Angels, USA
Poster
Household Agriculture-Nutrition Do-able Actions to Reduce Maternal Anemia: The HANDS Framework for Social and Behavior Change Communication Interventions in Integrated Nutrition Programming
Lydia Clemmons
The Manoff Group, USA
Expanding the Response to Maternal Anemia: Bringing in the Agriculture Sector
Lydia Clemmons*, Marcia Griffiths, Tom Schaetzel
The Manoff Group, USA
Integration of Nutrition and Economic Development in Sri Lanka: The Graduation Model
Sisira Fernando*, Dilka Peiris
World Vision Lanka, Sri Lanka
Integrating a six-month contact point for vitamin A supplementation, Infant and Young Child Feeding counselling and family planning within routine health services in Sierra Leone
Mary Hodges*1, Fatmata Fatima Sesay1, Habib Kamara1, Emmanuel D. Nyorkor1, Mariama Bah1, Aminata Shamit Koroma2, Adam Wolf3, Joseph Kandeh4, Rasmata Ouédraogo5, Heather I Katcher6, Jessica L. Blankenship6, Shawn Baker7
1Helen Keller International, Sierra Leone, 2Nutrition Program, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Sierra Leone, 3Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, USA, 4District Health Management Team, Western Area, Sierra Leone, 5West African Health Organization, Young Professional Internship Program, Burkina Faso, 6Helen Keller International Regional Office, P.O. Box 13904-00800, Kenya, 7Helen Keller International Regional Office, BP 29.898, Senegal
Poster
Integrated Delivery of Nutrition-Specific and Nutrition-Sensitive Interventions in Ghana to Address Child Malnutrition
Melani 0'Leary1, Raymond Owusu*2, Alison Mildon1
1World Vision Canada, Canada, 2World Vision Ghana, Ghana
Levels, patterns and determinants of chronic child malnutrition in Cameroon, seen through the lens of child age
Caroline Combelles De Morais
Institute of Population and Social Research, Mahidol University, Thailand
Optical brain imaging as an assessment tool for nutrition related cognitive development in rural Gambia: studies from birth to 24 months of age
Sarah Lloyd-Fox2, Drew Halliday1, Katarina Begus2, Helen Maris2, Maria Papademetriou1, Nick Everdell1, Momodou Darboe3, Andrew Prentice4, Sophie Moore4, Clare Elwell*1
1University College London, UK, 2Birkbeck, University of London, UK, 3MRC Keneba Field Station, Gambia, 4London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK
Iron suplementation starting at 12mo of age and developmental outcomes:  who benefits?
Umi Fahmida*1, Min Kyaw Htet2, Risatianti Kolopaking3
1SEAMEO RECFON, Indonesia, 2Research Institute Trisakti University, Indonesia, 3Faculty of Psychology, Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah, Indonesia
Rice fortified with iron in school meals improves cognitive performance in Cambodian schoolchildren
Marion Fiorentino*1,2, Marlene Perignon1, Khov Kuong2,5, Kurt Burja3, Kannitha Kong3, Megan Parker4, Jacques Berger1, Frank Tammo Wieringa1
1Institute de Recherche pour le Développement, France, 2Department of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technologies and Quality Control, Fisheries Administration, Cambodia, 3World Food Program, Cambodia, 4PATH, USA, 5Copenhagen University, Denmark
Consumption of micronutrient rich animal source foods and cognitive performance in   primary school children in Hawassa Town, Southern Ethiopia
Meron Girma*1,2, Barbara Stoecker2, Eskindir Loha3, Alemtsehay Bogale1,2, Yewelsew Abebe4, Michale Hambidge4
1Hawassa University, School of Nutrition, Food Science and Technology, Ethiopia, 2Department of Nutritional Sciences, Oklahoma State University, USA, 3Hawassa University, College of Health Sciences, Department of Public and Environmental Health, Ethiopia, 4Alive and Thrive, Ethiopia, 5University of Colorado, School of Medicine, USA
Assessment of implementation of an anaemia reduction initiative including blanket supplementary feeding distributing LNS and MNP on anaemia in a protracted refugee situation
Carlos Grijalva-Eternod*1,3, Chafik Meziani2, Melody Tondeur2, Caroline Wilkinson2, Carmel Dolan3, Andrew Seal1,3
1UCL Institute for Global Health, UK, 2United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Switzerland, 3Emergency Nutrition Network, UK
Small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements, together with malaria and diarrhea treatment, improve growth and development in young Burkinabe children
Sonja Hess*1, Souheila Abbeddou1, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez2, Jerome Some1,3, Elizabeth Prado1, Zinéwindé Ouédraogo3, Rosemonde Guissou3, Stephen Vosti1, Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo3, Kenneth Brown1
1University of California, USA, 2University of New Mexico, USA, 3Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé, Burkina Faso
Impact of infant and young child feeding (IYCF) practices on growth 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
Effects of high and low dose iron-containing micronutrient powders for in-home fortification of complementary foods on the gut microbiome and gut inflammation in Kenyan infants
Tanja Jaeggi*1, Guus Kortman2, Diego Moretti1, Christophe Chassard1, Penny Holding3, Alexandra Dostal1, Jos Boekhorst4, Harro Timmerman4, Dorine Swinkels2, Harold Tjalsma2, Jane Njenga5, Alice Mwangi5, Jane Kvalsvig6, Christophe Lacroix1, Michael Zimmermann1
1ETH Zurich, Switzerland, 2Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands, 3International Centre for Behavioral Studies, Kenya, 4NIZO Food Research B. V., The Netherlands, 5University of Nairobi, Kenya, 6University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa
IMPROVED DAIRY COWS IN UGANDA: PATHWAYS TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND IMPROVED CHILD NUTRITION
Nassul Kabunga
IFPRI, Uganda
Vitamin A Supplementation and Stunting Levels Among Two Year Olds in Kenya: Evidence from the 2008-09 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey
Elizabeth Kimani-Murage1, Crispin Ndedda*2, Katherine Raleigh3, Penina Masibo4
1APHRC, Kenya, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Kenya, 3USAID, Kenya, 4MOI University, Kenya
Impact of Nutritional Interventions on Mental Development of Children Under-Two in Developing Countries:  A Systematic Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
Leila Larson*1, Aisha Yousafzai2
1Emory University, USA, 2Aga Khan University, Pakistan
Quantifying changes in free-living physical activity of Rwandan women using accelerometry data after an iron-biofortification efficacy trial
Sarah Luna*1, Mercy Lung'aho2, Jean Bosco Gahutu3, Jere Haas1
1Cornell University, USA, 2CIAT-Uganda, Uganda, 3University of Rwanda, Rwanda
ASSESSING THE NUTRITIONAL ADEQUACY OF COMPLEMENTARY FOODS AND INFANT AND YOUNG CHILD FEEDING PRACTICES IN SODO ZUREA WOREDA, WOLAIYTA ZONE, Southern Ethiopia
Debebe Moshago*1, Rosalind S Gibson2, Yewelsew Abebe2
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2University of Otago, New Zealand, 3Alive and Thrive, Ethiopia
Poster
Antenatal iron-folic acid supplementation reduces risk of low birth weight in Pakistan
Yasir B Nisar*1, Michael Dibley2
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2The University of Sydney, Australia
Relationship of antenatal iron-folic acid (IFA) supplementation and birth size: Evidence from Nepal
Yasir B Nisar*1, Michael Dibley2
1The University of Sydney, Australia, 2The University of Sydney, Australia
Effects of daily iron supplementation on physical performance in women of reproductive age: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Sant-Rayn Pasricha*1,6, Michael Low2, Jane Thompson3, Ann Farrell4, Luz-Maria De-Regil5
1University of Melbourne, Australia, 2The Alfred Hospital, Australia, 3The University of Adelaide, Australia, 4Monash Health, Australia, 5The World Health Organization, Switzerland, 6The University of Oxford, UK
Multivitamin supplementation and maternal-fetal disproportion among HIV-negative women in Tanzania
Ayesha Sania*1, Donna Spiegelman1, Janet Rich-Edwards2,1, Ellen Hertzmark1, Rodrick Kisenge3, Gernard Msamanga3, Willy Urassa3, Wafaie Fawzi1
1Harvard School of Public Health, USA, 2Brigham and Women’s Hospital, USA, 3Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, Tanzania
Better together: Women-focused agriculture plus nutrition education improve growth in young children compared to nutrition education alone
Sheela Sinharoy*1,2, Jillian Waid2, S.H. Thilsted3
1Emory University, USA, 2Helen Keller International, Bangladesh, 3WorldFish, Bangladesh
Zinc added in different amounts to small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNS) or provided as a tablet did not affect diarrhea or malaria morbidity in young, rural Burkinabe children
Jérôme W Somé*1,2, Souheila Abbeddou1, Elizabeth Yakes Jimenez3, Zinéwendé P Ouédraogo2, Rosemonde M Guissou2, Janet M Peerson1, Sonja Y Hess1, Steve A Vosti1, Jean-Bosco Ouédraogo2, Kenneth H Brown1
1University of California, Davis, USA, 2Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé/DRO, Burkina Faso, 3University of New Mexico, USA
Low intake of calcium and vitamin D is associated with stunting in 2-5-year-old children from an impoverished South African community
Martha E van Stuijvenberg*1, Jana Nel2, Serina E Schoeman1, Lisanne M du Plessis3, Muhammad A Dhansay1
1Nutritional Intervention Research Unit, Medical Research Council, South Africa, 2Integrated Nutrition Programme, Department of Health, South Africa, 3Division of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, South Africa
Poster
Iron status is associated with body composition in Cambodian infants and young children
Frank Tammo Wieringa*1, Jutta Skau3, Chhoun Chamnan2, Henrik Friis3, Marjoleine Amma Dijkhuizen3, Jacques Berger1, Kim Michaelsen3, Nanna Roos3
1Institute de Recherche pour le Développement, France, 2Department of Fisheries Post-Harvest Technologies and Quality Control, Fisheries Administration, Cambodia, 3Copenhagen University, Denmark
Burden of micronutrient deficiencies by socio-economic strata in children aged 6 months to 5 years in the Philippines
Simon Wieser*1, Rafael Plessow1, Klaus Eichler1, Olivia Malek1, Mario V Capanzana2, Imelda Adgeppa2, Urs Bruegger1
1Winterthur Institute of Health Economics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland, 2Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Department of Science and Technology, The Philippines
Poster
CORRELATES OF IRON DEFICIENCY IN WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN RURAL COMMUNITIES OF CAMBODIA AND KENYA
Bridget Aidam*1, Edward Anbrasi2, Hafizur Rahman2, Anna Paden1, Annette Ghee1, Jane Chege1
1World Vision International, USA, 2Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
Is Vitamin A Supplementation Programme Reaching the Most Vulnerable Children in India? New Evidence from Odisha
Sourav Bhattacharjee*1, JH Rah1, B Dashmohapatra2, Santanu Bhaumik2, Nina Badgaiyan1, Victor M Aguayo1
1UNICEF State office for Odisha, India, 2Department of Health and Family Welfare, India
Poster
ROLE OF NUTRITION EDUCATION TO OVERCOME FOOD TABOOS AND IMPROVE DEMAND FOR IRON TABLET INTAK  DURING PREGNANCY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES IN ETHIOPIA 
TIGIST MAMO CHERKOSE*1, Sisay Sinamo2, Tilaye Hailemichael2
1World Vision ETHIOPIA, Ethiopia, 2WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL, Ethiopia, 3World Vision ETHIOPIA, Ethiopia
Poster
Love, Laughter, and Leafy Green Vegetables: Communicating about Gender Roles and Iron Rich Foods for Improved Maternal and Child Nutrition through Social and Behavior Communication Strategies for Health and Agriculture Programs in Tanzania and Ethiopia
Lydia Clemmons
The Manoff Group, USA
The SUNFLOWER Creative Concept: Promoting Increased Iron Intake during the first 1000 Days through Social and Behavior Communication in Integrated Nutrition Programming in Tanzania and Ethiopia
Lydia Clemmons
The Manoff Group, USA
Qualitative research to inform the implementation of home fortification with nutrition education with seasonal malaria chemoprevention through early childhood development centres for children aged 6-59 months in Sikasso, Mali
Seybou Diarra*1, Kathy Ho2, Yahia Dicko1, Modibo Bamadio3, Philippe Thera1, Natalie Roschnik4, Judy McLean2
1Save the Children, Mali, 2University of British Columbia, Canada, 3Save the Children, Mali, 4Save the Children, USA
Designing a SBCC strategy for rural Malawi demonstrates potential of SUN movement
Mutinta Hambayi*1,2, Stephen Kodish1, James Mtonga1, Trust Mlambo1, Nancy Arbuto1
1World Food Programme, Malawi, 2Ministry of Health, Malawi, 3John Hopkins University, USA, 4World Food Programme, Italy, 5World Food Programme, Malawi
Utilization of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn) to Develop Value Added Biscuits and Breads
Tamiru Kasaye
Jimma university, Ethiopia
A formative research study to integrate home fortification of complementary foods into a Family Health Program in Bihar: Process and methodology
Melissa Young1, Priya Kekre*1, Pankaj Verma2, Meggha Sheth2, Arup Kumar Das2, Shamik Trehan2, Indrajit Chaudhuri2, Amlan Majumdar2, Amy Webb Girard1, Usha Ramakrishnan1, Sridhar Srikantiah2, Reynaldo Martorell1
1Emory University, USA, 2CARE India, India
Informing national scale-up of Micronutrient Powders: Evidence from a 12-month effectiveness study in rural Rwanda
Kristina Michaux*1, Fidele Ngabo2, Abiud Omwega3, Jennifer Foley1, Tim Green1, Judy McLean1
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2Ministry of Health, Rwanda, 3United Nations Children's Fund, Rwanda
Home fortification with a small-quantity, lipid-based nutritional supplement to improve complementary feeding and child nutritional status in Kasenga (DR Congo)
Aissatta Moussa Abba*1, Ambroise Namema1, Simeon Nanama2, Eric Ategbo1, Fanny Sandalinas3, Roland Kupka3, Heather Clayton4, Zuguo Mei4, Ruth Situma5, Katie Tripp4
1UNICEF, Democratic Republic of Congo, 2UNICEF, Madagascar, 3UNICEF, Senegal, 4US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 5UNICEF, USA
COMMERCIAL PROMOTION OF MICRONUTRIENT POWDER FOR INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN IN TANZANIA
Generose Mulokozi*1, Godfrey Mbaruku1, Leah Quin2
1USAID, Feed the Future- Tuboreshe Chakula Project, Tanzania, 2Abt Associates, USA
Poster
Two contact moments to supply micronutrient powder (MNP) yielded similar benefit on anemia reduction compared to one contact moment in Misamis Oriental, the Philippines
Akoto Osei*1, Roselie Asis2, Eleanore Lafuente1, Dolly Reario1, Joris VANHEES2, Corazon Barba2, Saskia de Pee2
1Helen Keller International - Asia Pacific Regional Office, Cambodia, 2World Food Programme, The Philippines
Poster
Positioning of fortified products for behavior change: Research Insights from India
Neetu Purohit*, Seema Mehta, Priyanka Bakhshi
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, India
The impact of integrated health and nutrition interventions on the prevalence of Vitamin A deficiency among pre-school and school children in Ethiopia
Sisay Sinamo*2, Asrat Dibaba2, Etsub Brhanesillasie1, Tigist Mamo1
1World Vision Ethiopia, Ethiopia, 2World Vision International, East Africa Region, Kenya
Wild fruits as a cheap and available source of micronutrients
Sarah Tewolde-Berhan*1,2, Siv Fagertun Remberg2, Trude Wicklund2
1Mekelle University, Ethiopia, 2University of Life Sciences, Norway
Poster
Building on Uganda's Progress in Reducing Anemia among Children: from Evidence to Action
John Fiedler1, Deepali Godha1, Manisha Tharaney*1, Jolene Wun1, Sarah Ngalombi2, Alex Mokori1
1SPRING Project, USA, 2Ministry of Health, Uganda
FOOD FORTIFICATION STRATEGY TO CONTROL MICRONUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES IN TANZANIA
Elifatio Towo*1, Celestin Mgoba1, Vicent Assey2, George Kaishozi3
1Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre, Tanzania, 2Ministry of Health and Social Wellfare, Tanzania, 3Helen Keller International, Tanzania, Tanzania
The Importance of pregnant mother participation in Mama SASHA pregnant and lactating clubs in communities
Rose Wanjala*1, Fredrick Grant1, Aimee Webb2, Hailleselassie Okuku1, Carol Levin4, Donald Cole3, Jan Low1
1International Potato Center, Kenya, 2Emory University, USA, 3Dalla Lana School of Public Health,University of Toronto, Canada, 4University of Washington, USA
Reaching the Poor with Iodized Salt through the Public Distribution System: Experience from Andhra Pradesh, India
Laxmi Bhawani*, Jee Hyun Rah, Victor Aguayo
UNICEF, India
Multi-stakeholder’s analysis of micronutrient intervention strategies and public health measures to prevent micronutrient deficiencies in South East Asia (SMILING project)
Yves Kameli*1, Mary Chea2, Pattanee Winichagoon3, Sengchanh Kownnavong4, Siti Muslimatun5, Le Bach Mai6, Tran Thi Lua6, Airin Roshita6, Valérie Grefeuille1, Frank Wieringa1, Chanipan Butryee3, Jacques Berger1
1Institute of Research for Development, France, 2Ministry of Health National Maternal and Child Health Centre, Cambodia, 3Mahidol University, Thailand, 4National Institute of Public Health, People's Democratic Republic of Lao, 5SEMEO-Recfon, Indonesia, 6National Institute of Nutrition, Viet Nam
Improving the Availability of Adequately Iodized Salt by Mobilizing the Network of Salt Traders in Uttar Pradesh, India
Richa Pandey*1, Jee Hyun Rah2, Amit Kumar Ghosh3, Shraddha Dwivedi4, Subhash Chandra Gupta4, Dhirendra Kumar Srivastava4, Sunil Kumar Garg4, Victor M Aguayo5
1Nutrition Specialist,UNICEF, India, 2Nutrition Specialist,UNICEF, CDN Section, India, 3Mission Director,NRHM, India, 4Project Coordinator,USI Cell,, India, 5Regional Advisor, UNICEF, South Asia, Nepal
Academic institutions role in ensuring sustainability of IDD control program: a case study from India
Chandrakant S Pandav1, Kapil yadav*1, Rakesh Kumar2, M G Karmarkar2
1All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 2Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders, India
Knowledge and practices on the prevention of anemia in pregnancy in the Cascades region (Burkina Faso)
ILBOUDO Bernard*1,3, SAVADOGO G Léon Blaise1, KINDA Maurice1, GUIGUEMDE T Robert1, DRAMAIX-WILMET Michèle2, DONNEN Philippe3
1Institut Supérieur des Sciences de la Santé (INSSA), Burkina Faso, 2Université libre de Bruxelles/ Ecole de Santé Publique/CR2-Epidémiologie, Biostatistiques et recherche clinique [EPIBIOSTAT], Belgium, 3Université libre de Bruxelles/ Ecole de Santé Publique/CR3- Politiques et systèmes de Santé - Santé internationale [POLISSI], Belgium