IMTF Sessions at ICN 2009, Bangkok, Thailand

Going to Bangkok?

The International Malnutrition Task Force has organised the following sessions.

Session 1: Scaling-up improved treatment of malnutrition to save child lives

Date: Wednesday 7th Octoer 2009

Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Chair: Alan A Jackson


  • Ricardo Uauy: Overview: need for action
  • Ana Maria Aguilar: Bolivia: case study of scaling-up and impact
  • Bjorn Ljungqvist: Challenges of scaling-up in Africa
  • Steve Collins: Zambia: case study of scaling-up
  • Panel Discussion: ‘Was the Government of India right in asking UNICEF to stop distributing Plumpy’Nut?’
  • Panellists: Vandana Prasad, Steve Collins, Tahmeed Ahmed, David Sanders
  • Session 2: Integrating community- and facility-based care for treating severe malnutrition in non-emergency settings

    Date: Thursday 8th October 2009

    Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    Chair: Sultana Khanum


    • David Sanders: Health services: challenges and opportunities
    • Tahmeed Ahmed: Bangladesh experience
    • Paluku Bahwere: NGO perspective
    • Catherine Mkangama: Malawi government perspective
    • Zita Weise Prinzo: Nutrition Cluster/agency perspective
    • Discussion
    • Don’t miss these stimulating and exciting sessions!

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