Promoting Healthy Diets for Children and Adolescents in Low- and Middle- Income Countries
The Sick Kids Centre for Global Child Health will be hosting the Global Leadership Series: Promoting Healthy Diets for Children and Adolescents in Low- and Middle- Income Countries on January 22, 2020.
The event will feature three keynote speakers:
Dr. Jessica Fanzo is the Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food and Agriculture Policy and Ethics at the Berman Institute of Bioethics, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at the Johns Hopkins University in the USA. She also serves as the Director of Hopkins’ Global Food Policy and Ethics Program.
Dr. Sorrel Namaste is the Senior Nutrition Technical Advisor with ICF working on The Demographic and Health Surveys Program, providing technical assistance for the implementation of household surveys. Sorrel has experience in international survey data collection and applied research, with specific expertise in nutritional assessment.
Dr. Lynnette M. Neufeld strives to mobilize intellectual resources to improve the health and nutrition of populations, using strategic research to inform better program design and implementation. Dr. Neufeld is actively involved in the global nutrition community, serving on several boards and technical advisory groups and President Elect of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences. Currently part of Senior Management at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), where she leads a team dedicated to research, evaluation, and knowledge mobilization. She is Adjunct Professor in the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University and Visiting Professor at INSP.