International Congress of Nutrition

When

15 October 2017 - 20 October 2017

Where

Location: Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel and Convention Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Region: Americas

Agenda

Helena Pachón, Food Fortification Initiative Nutrition Science Liaison, will make an oral presentation at the following events. Contact her at helena.pachon@emory.edu if you would like to schedule more time to discuss the topics in English or Spanish.

  • Scaling Up Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean, Sunday, 15 October at 8:30 in room 5 - La Pampa
  • Food Fortification: A New Vision for an Old Problem, Tuesday, 17 October at 17:00 in room 11 - Golden Horn
  • Alignment of wheat and maize flour fortification standards with World Health Organization recommendations in countries with mandatory fortification, Thursday, 19 October at 15:00 in San Telmo

Also visit the poster presentation about the new Global Fortification Data Exchange (GFDx) on Tuesday, 17 October, from 8:00 to 9:00 on Touch Screen 14, Track 3. Number 144/1828.

The theme of the scientific program for this International Congress of Nutrition is “From Sciences to Nutrition Security.” The aim is to encourage the exchange of knowledge to improve nutrition security. The pillars of the preliminary program are:

  1. Advances in Nutrition Research
  2. Nutrition Through Life Course
  3. Public Health Nutrition and Environment
  4. Nutrition and Management of Diseases
  5. Nutrients and Nutritional Assessment
  6. Functional Foods and Bioactive Compounds
  7. Food culture practices and Nutritional Education
  8. Agriculture, Food Science and Safety

Click here for more information on the complete program.

Contact Information

Helena Pachón

helena.pachon@emory.edu

+1-404-727-9194