Conference

IUNs 21st International Congress of Nutrition (ICN)

IFPRI Activities @ICN 2017
Oct 15, 2017 - 09:00 am ART to Oct 20, 2017 - 05:00 pm ART

 IFPRI is participating extensively in the 21st edition of the IUNS-ICN International Congress of Nutrition on October 15-20th in Buenos Aires, Argentina with the theme, “From Sciences to Nutrition Security”.

Aiming to encourage the exchange of knowledge in order to achieve the improvement of Nutrition Security, the Congress' main goal is to offer a high-level meeting focused on addressing the key aspects of nutrition in a multicultural environment, from state-of-the-art reviews to cutting edge nutritional science information. 

Researchers from IFPRI's Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division as well as HarvestPlus are giving a number of presentations throughout the Congress:

Presenter

S/Symposium

TITLE

(symposium/abstract/presentation/poster)

EVENT

SP/Presentation

OP/Oral presentation

Date

Time

Location

PP/Poster presentation

Marie Ruel

SP

144/1026 - Farm to Fork—Pathways to Nutrition Outcomes and Implementation Challenges of Integrated Agriculture-Programs                             

Part B: Update on evidence of the contributions of agriculture-nutrition programs to improving nutrition

15-Oct

2.00-6.30

Room 3 - Libertador B

Track 8

Aulo Gelli

SP

144/1020 - Leveraging value chains to improve nutrition: collaborative learning initiative on methods and metrics for improving the identification, design and evaluation of interventions)

15-Oct

2.00-4.00

Room 2 - Libertador C 

Track 8

Howarth Bouis

SP

The role of biodiversity in improving diets, nutrition and health

15-Oct

2.00-4.00

Satellite Activities Block 3

Erick Boy-Gallego

SP

144/1025 - Perspectives on nutrient density: Too high and too low

15-Oct

2.00-6.30

Room 10 - Auditorium

 Track 5

Jef Leroy

S

144/110 - Towards global leadership in nutrition (chair)

16-Oct

11.30-1.30

Room 8 - Retiro B
Track 7

Phuong Nguyen

OP

144/614 - Feasibility and impacts of integrating nutrition interventions into an existing maternal, neonatal, and child health platform in Bangladesh

16-Oct

3.00-4.30

Libertador A               

 Track 2

Jef Leroy

PP

144/1303 Cost and Cost-effectiveness of Food-Assisted Maternal and Child Health and Nutrition Programs in Burundi and Guatemala

16-Oct

3.30-4.30

Touch Screen 11    

Track 3

Deanna Olney

PP

144/967 - Determinants of anemia among children 6 to 12 months of age in eastern Burkina Faso

16-Oct

3.30-4.30

Touch Screen 2                 

Track 2

Agnes Le Port

PP

144/1827 - Incentive value of cash in a conditional cash transfer program for maternal and child health and nutrition in Mali

17-Oct

8.00-9.00

Touch Screen 14  

Track 3

Amanda Zongrone

PP

144/2026 - Applying a Feasibility Lens to an Integrated Nutrition Program in Peri-Urban and Urban Senegal

17-Oct

9.00-10.00

Touch Screen 6 

Track 3

Jef Leroy

SP

144/108 - Meaning of linear growth: Appropriate use of growth as a measure in development

17-Oct

8.00-10.00

Room 9 - Retiro A 

Track 5

Marie Ruel

Chair-SP

144/106 - Using implementation research to build better multisectoral programs for improving maternal and child nutrition outcomes

17-Oct

8.00-10.00

Room 4 - Libertador A

Track 2

Marie Ruel

SP

144/106 - Introduction: Using implementation research in the context of comprehensive evaluations of multisectoral programs to assess pathways of impact and interpret impact findings

17-Oct

8.00-10.00

Deanna Olney

SP

144/106 - Using process evaluation results to understand program impacts and for optimizing program design to improve child nutrition outcomes

17-Oct

8.25-08.35

Purnima Menon

SP

144/106 - Addressing issues of scale, rigor and context in the design of evaluations of large-scale behavior change interventions in Bangladesh, Vietnam and Ethiopia

17-Oct

8.55-9.05

Aulo Gelli

SP

144/106 - Optimizing an ECD-based, agriculture and nutrition program to improve the diets of pre-school children in Malawi          

17-Oct

9.25-9.35

Mourad Moursi

SP

144/1040 - Shaping global food systems for better nutrition

17-Oct

11.30-1.30

Room 11 - Golden Horn

Track 3

Elodie Becquey

PP

144/2641 - Impacts of using an integrated homestead food production and nutrition program platform to promote utilization of multiple micronutrient powders: a cluster-randomized controlled trial

17-Oct

12.30-1.30

Touch Screen 1

Track 3

Aulo Gelli

SP

144/874 - A cluster randomised control trial of an integrated agriculture-nutrition package to improve children’s diets through community based childcare centres in Malawi

17-Oct

3.30-4.30

Touch Screen 8

Track 3

Sunny Kim

PP

144/747 - Two-year sustained impacts of large-scale social and behavior change communication interventions to improve infant and young child feeding in Bangladesh

17-Oct

3.30-4.30

Touch Screen 4

Track 3

Erick Boy-Gallego

Jen Foley

Bho Mudyahoto

SP

144/1039 - Paths to nourishing millions with biofortification

19-Oct

8.00-10.00

Room 7 - Retiro C

Track 5

Marie Ruel

S

144/107 - Integrating preventive strategies into community-based management of acute malnutrition: what works? (chair)

19-Oct

11.30-1.30


Room 3 - Libertador B
Track 3

Lieven Huybregts

SP

144/107 - Community health workers as a delivery platform to integrate preventive strategies into CMAM: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in Mali

19-Oct

11.30-1.30

Elodie Becquey

SP

144/107 - Integrating preventive strategies into CMAM using first-line health services: a cluster randomized controlled trial in Burkina Faso

19-Oct

11.30-1.30

Purnima Menon

SP

144/1055 - Evidence-based integration of nutrition across multiple sector programs: how can this be done?

19-Oct

11.30-1.30

Room 11 - Golden Horn

Track 3

Lieven Huybregts

OP

144/1997 - Effect of multiple micronutrient supplementation in lactating women on infant growth and morbidity: a double-blind randomized controlled trial in rural Burkina Faso

19-Oct

3.00-4.30

Libertador A

Track 2

Stuart Gillespie

SP

144/99 - Supporting policies, programs, and enabling action through research: the way forward

20-Oct

8.00-10.00

Room 1 - San Telmo

Track 3

Namukolo Covic

SP

144/99 - The state of evidence generation to support nutrition progress in CAADP

20-Oct

8.00-10.00

Purnima Menon

SP

144/157 - Scaling up, sustaining, and spinning off: Alive & Thrive’s lessons on infant and young child feeding in three countries, and implications for beyond

20-Oct

8.00-10.00

Room 3 - Libertador B

Track 3