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A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON NUTRITIONAL PROBLEMS IN PRESCHOOL AGED CHILDREN OF  NEPAL
Jib Acharya*, Edwin van Teijlingen, Jane Murphy, Martin Hind
Bournemouth University, UK
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
A paper test card provides quantitative measurement of iodate to improve quality control of iodized salt in low-resource settings
Marya Lieberman*1, Nicholas M. Myers1, Rebecca Spohrer2, Rizwan Yusufali2
1University of Notre Dame, USA, 2Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Switzerland
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
A study in improving Micronutrient status of communities using crystal salt enriched with multiple micronutrients.
Malavika Vinod Kumar
Sundar Serendipity Foundation, India
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
ACCEPTABILITY OF MILLET MIX BASED RECIPES AND THEIR IRON BIOAVAILABILITY
ARUNA NARAYANAN*, ANBU MALAR MICHEAL
psg college of arts and science, India
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Addition of zinc to soaking water during parboiling increases the zinc content of Bangladeshi rice
Christine Hotz*1, Kandakar Kabir2, Sharifa Dipti3, Joanne Arsenault4, Moniruzzaman Bipul5
1Nutridemics, Canada, 2Independent Consultant, Bangladesh, 3Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Grain Quality and Nutrition Laboratory, Bangladesh, 4University of California, Davis, Program in International and Community Nutrition, USA, 5Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), Agriculture and Nutrition Program, Bangladesh
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Adequate Iodized Salt Supply: A key success factor to impact goiter prevalence rate in highly endemic areas in Ethiopia
Asrat Dibaba*2, Tigist Mamo1, Sisay Sinamo2, Etsub Brhanesillasie1
1World Vision Ethiopia, Ethiopia, 2World Vision International, East Africa Region, Kenya
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Assessment of Iron Bioavailability and Iron Biofortification of Staple Food Crops:  Guiding the Breeding Approach with In Vitro and In Vivo Screening Tools
Raymond Glahn*1,2, Elad Tako1,2
1USDA, USA, 2Cornell University, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Assessment of Nutritional Status of Children Residing In India and Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Nagpur University, India, 2Wollega University, Ethiopia
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Available data on iodized salt based on rapid test kits can provide useful programmatic insight
Andrew Thompson*, Julia Krasevec
UNICEF, USA
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Biofortified pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) provides more bioavailable iron than standard pearl millet: studies in vivo (Gallus gallus) and an in vitro digestion/Caco-2 model
Elad Tako*1, Binu Cherian2, Raymond Glahn1
1USDA-ARS, Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture and Health, Cornell University, USA, 2International Food Policy Research Institute, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Blending Whey Powder with Haricot Bean Powder for Weaning Food Production
Mathewos Moges*, Shimelis Admassu
Hawassa University college of medicine and health sciences, Ethiopia
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Can diffuse mid infrared reflectance provide information on soil micronutrient status?
Mercy Nyambura*1, Riikka Keskinen2, Erick Towett1, Keith Shepherd1, Martti Esala2
1World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya, 2MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Plant Production Research, Finland
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Catalyzing Locally Sustainable Micronutrient Supply and Distribution Systems to Combat Hidden Hunger
Shilpa Bhatte*, Clayton Ajello, Austen Musso
Vitamin Angels, USA
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
CHALLENGES AND ENABLING ENVIRONMENTS OF UNIVERSAL SALT IODIZATION IN EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA COUNTRIES
Juliawati Untoro*, Noel Marie Zagre
UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office, Kenya
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Community Level Fortification: Lessons from Projects in Malawi, Senegal and Tanzania
Alison Mildon1,3, Melani O'Leary1, Miriam Yiannakis*2, Naomi Klaas3
1World Vision Canada, Canada, 2World Vision International, Greece, 3Dev Ed International Inc., Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Composition, acceptability, and use of fortfied supplementary food for the management of moderate and acute malnutrition (MAM) in the Philippines
Mario Capanzana*, Joyce Tobias, Trinidad Archangel, Charlie Adona, Abbie Pedrones
Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Dept of Science and Tecnology, The Philippines
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Consumer preference on cakes, acceptability and nutritional evaluation of food fortified cakes
ARUNA NARAYANAN*1, SOWMIYA SUNDAR2
1PSG COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, India, 2ABBOT NUTRITION, India
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Early childhood stunting, household food security, Micronutrient rich foods consumption southern Ethiopia.
Masresha Tessema
Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
­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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Effect of Postharvest Practices (Sorting & De-hulling) on Total Mineral (Ash), Zinc and Iron Contents of Chickpea and Faba bean Flours.
Abadi Gebre Mezgebe*1, Tadesse Fikre Teferra1, Robert Bob Tyler2, Abrehet Fisseha Gebremeskel1
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2University of Sasktachewan, Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Effects of Governance Structures in Ethiopia on Implementation of Nutrition Interventions.
Eileen Kennedy*1, Masresha Tessema2, Aregash Samuel2, Tarik Kassaye1, Habtamu Fekadu3, Tesfaye Hailu2, Tsehay Assefa2, Desalegn Kuche2, Girmay Ayana2, Dilnesaw Zerfu2, Tibebu Moges2, Adamu Belaye2, Abinet Tesfaye2
1Tufts University, USA, 2Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia, 3Save the Children, Ethiopia
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Effects of processing, cooking, and storage on β-carotene retention and bioaccessibility in biofortified cassava (Manihot esculenta)
Michael La Frano*1,2, Chenghao Zhu3, Betty Burri1,2
1Nutrition Department, University of California, Davis, USA, 2Western Human Nutrition Research Center, USDA, USA, 3Food Science and Technology Department, University of California, Davis, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Encouraging caregiver use of zinc and ORS for the treatment of pediatric diarrheas
Vicki MacDonald*, Kathryn Banke, Emily Sanders
Abt Associates, USA
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Establishment of a regional iodine resource laboratory and external quality assessment program at the Kazakh Academy of Nutrition
Tiffany Duque*1, Amir Makhmudov1, Feruza Ospanova3, Shamil Tazhibayev3, Katie Tripp1, Aigul Nurgabilova2
1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA, 2UNICEF Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, 3Kazakh Academy of Nutrition, Kazakhstan
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Evaluating the effectiveness of a nutrition and agricultural linkages project in Western Kenya:  Design of the Mama SASHA Cohort Study of Vitamin A (COVA)
Amy Webb Girard*1, Frederick Grant4, Haile Okuku4, Victor Akelo1, Rose Wanjala4, Carol Levin2, Donald Cole3, Jan Low4
1Rollins School of Public Health Emory University, USA, 2Department of Global Health, University of Washington, USA, 3Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, 4International Potato Center, Kenya
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Evolution of Foods in Europe: Novel Foods, Foods Reformulation, Food Fortification and Nutrient Profiles
Hans Verhagen1,2
1National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands, 2University of Ulster, UK
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Examining Means of Reaching School and Non School Attending Adolescent Girls for Iron Supplementation in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia
Afework Mulugeta*1, Kiday H/Silassie1, Masresha Tessema2, Oumer Seid1, Aweke Kebede2, Gebremedhin Kidane1
1Mekele University, Ethiopia, 2Ethiopian Health and Nutrition Research Institute, Ethiopia
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Expanding the Response to Maternal Anemia: Bringing in the Agriculture Sector
Lydia Clemmons*, Marcia Griffiths, Tom Schaetzel
The Manoff Group, USA
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Food and nutritional security in Africa: a comparative analysis
Yesake Demeke Andeyhun
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
FORMULATION OF A COMPLEMENTARY FOOD FORTIFIED WITH BROAD-BEANS (Vicia faba) IN SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA
Afework Kebebu Gebrie*1, Susan J Whiting2, Kebede Abegaz Ali1, Carol J Henery2, Wendy J. Dahl3
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2University of Saskatchewn, Canada, 3Foreign Afairs Traide and Development Canada/IDRC, Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
From fertilizer to fork: nourishing the soil for improved production
Christy van Beek*1, Eyasu Elias2, CASCAPE management team n/a3
1WUR, The Netherlands, 2Independent Consultant, Ethiopia, 3CASCAPE project, Ethiopia
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Household food processing methods to enhance iron and zinc bioavailability in formulated haricot bean and maize complementary food
Getenesh Berhanu*1, Addisalem Mesfin1, Afework Kebebu1, Carol Henery2, Susan Whiting2
1Hawassa Univesity, Ethiopia, 2University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Hunger alleviation in Africa: perspective of an horticultural agronomist
david Ojo
NIHORT, Nigeria
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Implementing Large-Scale Food Fortification in Tanzania: Lessons Learned
Christina Nyhus Dhillon, Mawuli Sablah, George Kaishozi*
Helen Keller International, Tanzania
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
IMPROVED DAIRY COWS IN UGANDA: PATHWAYS TO POVERTY ALLEVIATION AND IMPROVED CHILD NUTRITION
Nassul Kabunga
IFPRI, Uganda
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Improving Iron-Folic Acid and Calcium Supplementation Compliance through Counseling, Reminder Cards, and Cell Phone Messages in Kenya
Evelyn Matiri*1, Erika Pied1, Olivia Velez2, David Cantor2, Rae Galloway1
1PATH, USA, 2ICF International, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Improving nutrition security through food fortification
Deepti Gulati*, Sankar R
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, India
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Inclusive social enterprise to alleviate iron deficiency in women and children in Cambodia
Gavin Armstrong*, Alastair Summerlee
University of Guelph, Canada
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Incorporating adult learning principles in an intervention implementation. Experiences from 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 Clinical Haematology, Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, South Africa, 3Department of Biotatistics, University of the Free State, South Africa
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Innovative approach to address the dilemma of "hidden hunger"
Mehdi Maqbool
Crops For the Future Research Centre, Malaysia
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Integration of Nutrition and Economic Development in Sri Lanka: The Graduation Model
Sisira Fernando*, Dilka Peiris
World Vision Lanka, Sri Lanka
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Iron and Zinc content in raw and cooked varieties of pearl millet consumed in Banaskantha district, Gujarat
Vanisha S Nambiar*, Neha Sareen
The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
KAP on Anemia related Issues among the Adolescents Girls in Rural Bangladesh: Analysis after a community based intervention.
Shamim Talukder
Eminence, Bangladesh
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Lessons and Experiences from implementing small scale fortification in Asia
Melanie Galvin*1, Macha Raja Maharjan2, Rozy Afrial Jafar3
1Micronutrient Initiative, India, 2Micronutrient Initiative, Nepal, 3Micronutrient Initiative, Indonesia
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
National Experience on Wheat Flour Fortification Program of Government of Nepal: A Review
Pramod Koirala
Department of Food Technology and Quality Control, Nepal
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Nutrient gaps in changing food systems in rural Africa
Roseline Remans*, Caitlin Hoeberlein, Stephen Wood, Kyle DeRosa, Cheryl Palm
Columbia University, USA
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
NUTRITION SURVEY TOOLKIT FOR IMPROVED MICRONUTRIENT SURVEYS
Tiffany Duque*, Kevin Sullivan, Donnie Whitehead, Carine Mapango, Katie Tripp
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Nutritional Composition of Locally-Manufactured Complementary Infant Foods in Africa
William Masters*, Marc Nene
Tufts University, USA
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Nutritional Status of Children Residing In Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Nagpur University, India, 2Wollega University, Ethiopia
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
OVERVIEW OF UNIVERISAL SALT IODIZATON PROGRAM AS MAIN STRATEGY ON COMBATING IDD IN AFGHNISTAN
Ahmadwali Aminee
Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Positioning of fortified products for behavior change: Research Insights from India
Neetu Purohit*, Seema Mehta, Priyanka Bakhshi
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, India
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Potential of MIR, TXRF and XRD as complementary techniques for assessment of soil properties
Mercy Nyambura*1, Erick Towett2,1, Andrew Sila1, Keith Shepherd1, Riikka Keskinen3, Martti Esala3
1World Agroforestry Centre, Kenya, 2Institute of Plant Production and Agroecology in the Tropics and Subtropics, University of Hohenheim, Germany, 3MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Plant Production Research, Finland
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Prevalence of Malnutrition among the  Children Residing in  India and Ethiopia
Preeti Ghate1
1Wollega University, Ethiopia, 2Nagpur University, India
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Preventing malnutrition in infancy through optimal breastfeeding: a study of mothers’ perception in Sagamu, southwestern Nigeria.
Oluwafolahan Sholeye1, Doyinsola Somade*2, Olamide Agunbiade2, Omolara Ogundipe2, Omotola Banwo2, John Olaye2
1Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Nigeria, 2Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Nigeria
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Promoting compliance to iron and folic acid (IFA) intake in pregnant women in Uganda: Prioritizing the myriad of factors
Alex Mokori*1, Manisha Tharaney2, Jack Fiedler2, Timothy Williams2, Fred Werikhe1, Caroline Agabiirwe Noel1, Adera Asasira1
1USAID/SPRING, Uganda, 2USAID/SPRING, USA
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
Public Private Partnerships in Nutrition - Perspectives from India
Rahul Dutta*2, Kalpana Beesabathuni1
1Sight and Life, India, 2Independent Researcher, India
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Publishing grey literature government reports in the European Journal Nutrition and Food Safety
Hans Verhagen*1,3, Nick Vos1, Manisha Basu2
1National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), The Netherlands, 2Sciencedomain International, India, 3University of Ulster, U.S. Virgin Islands
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Review on the impact of orange fleshed sweet potato on the reduction of vitamin A deficiency under five years old children and lactating women in Ethiopia
Henok Kurabachew
Hawassa University,School of Nutrition,Food Science and Technology, Ethiopia
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Risk-benefit models for food fortification with micronutrients
Maaike Bruins*1,2, Klaus Kraemer2
1DSM Biotechnology Center, The Netherlands, 2Sight and Life, Switzerland
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Scaling up Edible oil fortification in Madhya Pradesh: Lessons from the field
Ruchika Chugh Sachdeva*, Rajan Sankar
Global Alliance for Imporved Nutrition, India
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Social Marketing Framework for food fortification: A case from India
Seema Mehta*, Neetu Purohit, Rakhi Mathur
Indian Institute of Health Management Research, India
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
SPRINKLES for Ethiopian Staple Food Fortification /Home Fortification
Sisay Tesema
Stervit, Germany
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Strategies to enhance iron absorption from tef-injera in young women
Maren Fischer*, Ines Egli, Isabelle Aeberli, Michael Zimmermann, Richard Hurrell
ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Strengthening production end salt iodization: Computerized Management Information System in Salt Department, India
Kapil yadav*1, Rakesh Kumar2, Arijit Chakrabarty3, R Sankar3, M A Ansari4, C S Pandav1
1All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 2Indian Coalition for Control of Iodine Deficiency Diosrders, India, 3Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, India, 4Salt Commissioner's Office, India
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
STUDIES ON THE MICROBIOLOGICAL, NUTRIENT COMPOSITION AND ANTINUTRITIONAL CONTENTS OF FERMENTED MAIZE FLOUR FORTIFIED WITH BAMBARA GROUNDNUT(VIGNA SUBTERRANEA L)
THEODORE MBATA
FEDERAL POLYTECHNIC NEKEDE, Nigeria
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Targeted involvement of women in iodized salt related microenterprises contributes to the empowerment and improved social-economic status of participating women in Senegal
Abdoualye Ndiaye*1, Banda Ndiaye1, Vankatesh Mannar1
1Micronutrient Initiative, Senegal, 2Micronutrient Initiave, Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
The impact of germination and soaking on reduction of phytate and tannin in chickpea (Cicer arietinum L.): Review
Hiwot Haileslassie*, Carol Henry, Robert Tyler
University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
The prospects of Dacryodes edulis and Persea americana seeds intervention against oxidants.
Hanson Iyawe
Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
The Social Burden of Folic Acid Deficiencies in Switzerland
Simon Wieser*, Rafael Plessow
Winterthur Institute of Health Economics, Zurich University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Towards a Micronutrient-Rich, Aflatoxin-Free Peanut Value Chain in Ghana: Results of a Comprehensive Assessment
William Masters*1, Shibani Ghosh1, Daniel Sarpong2
1Tufts University, USA, 2University of Ghana, Ghana
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Understanding fruit and vegetable consumption: A qualitative investigation in the Mitchells Plain sub-district of Cape Town
Catherine Pereira*1,3, Milla McLachlan1, Jane Battersby2
1Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 2University of Cape Town, South Africa, 3JB Consultancy, South Africa
Friday, June 6:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Utilization of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum Linn) to Develop Value Added Biscuits and Breads
Tamiru Kasaye
Jimma university, Ethiopia
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Vitamin A supplementation in Nigeria-Challenges and prospects
Ignatius Onimawo*1, Isiaka Alo2
1Ambrose Alli University, Nigeria, 2UNICEF, Nigeria
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Vitamin D insufficiency in a sunshine-sufficient area: Southern Ethiopia
Tafere Gebreegziabher1,2, Barbara Stoecker*2
1Hawassa University, Ethiopia, 2Oklahoma State University, USA
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Wednesday, June 4:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
Poster
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Thursday, June 5:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM
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
Tuesday, June 3:  Posters from submitted abstracts  -  AM/PM