78th Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop: International Nutrition: Achieving Millennium Goals and Beyond

Muscat, Oman

The UN Millennium Development Goals Report, 2012 says: “Despite clear evidence of the disastrous consequences of childhood nutritional deprivation in the short and long terms, nutritional health remains a low priority. It is time for nutrition to be placed higher on the development agenda.” The Nestle Nutrition Institute 78th NNI workshop “International nutrition: achieving millennium goals and beyond” on improving young woman and child nutrition and health was held in Muscat, Oman on the 19-22 of March 2013. Throughout the three-day workshop KOLs participated in discussions on the nutritional scenarios around the world and saw evidence of field interventions to combat maternal and child under and over nutrition and micronutrient deficiencies The chairpersons – Prof. R.Uauy, Prof. B.Black and Prof. A.Singhal organized an excellent scientific workshop program with the purpose to cover the issues related to nutrition in the developing and developed world. To find out more about the scientific perspective from leading international experts on how early nutrition can impact the global epidemic of non-communicable disease and how it can shape the future during the first 1000 days of life, please refer to the workshop publication and related webinars.
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