Reinforcing Momentum to End Acute Malnutrition

September 24, 2013
New York, NY

Action Against Hunger and UNICEF hosted a panel discussion and cocktail reception in New York on September 24, 2013.

The panel explored the necessary factors and approaches to effectively and sustainably tackle acute malnutrition and overcome existing challenges to their implementation. The panel discussion also identified key advocacy and research gaps in supporting the scale up of comprehensive approaches for the prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition, as well as examined connections to broader frameworks addressing all forms of malnutrition, including the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement and the post-2015 Development Agenda process.

Panel speakers: 
  • Dr. Laura Caulfield, Professor, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Saul Guerrero, Head of Technical Department, Action Against Hunger
  • Felicite Tchibindat, Regional Nutrition Advisor, UNICEF West Africa

Keynote speaker: Werner Schultink, Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF

Date: September 24, 2013
Location: Bohemian National Hall, 321 East 73rd Street, NY, NY