Launches and Announcements Room: Roof Terrace Thematic Session
May 10, 2023 10:45 - 11:30(Africa/Johannesburg)
20230510T1045 20230510T1130 Africa/Johannesburg Revitalizing Maternal Nutrition Globally: The Case for Multiple Micronutrient Supplements (MMS)

Sight and Life brings together government, NGO, funding, and science and academia partners to discuss the way forward for implementation of multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) for pregnant women. Dr Meseret Zelalem Tadesse, Lead Executive Officer, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Service, MoH, Ethiopia, Nemat Hajeebhoy, Chief Nutrition, UNICEF Nigeria, Srujith Lingala, Director – Business Solutions, Sight and Life and Kristen Hurley, Chief Nutrition Office, Vitamin Angel Alliance will be sharing experiences of the transition from IFA to MMS, as we learn what can work best for creating an enabling environment for MMS implementation. The panel will be moderated by Rhobhi Matinyi, Director, Health Systems Strengthening, CIFF. 

Preceding this panel discussion will be a presentation by Dr Robert Black on the latest evidence on MMS.

Dr. Mihretab Salasibew, Director, Evidence, Measurement and Evaluation, CIFF will open the session and Dr Klaus Kraemer will close it with the launch of SAL's latest special report – Focusing on Multiple Micronutrient Supplements in Pregnancy: Second Edition. 

This will be a time for sharing and learning that will help us chart a robust route to transitioning from IFA to MMS for improving birth outcomes across LMICs. 

Room: Roof Terrace International Maternal Newborn Health Conference 2023 information@imnhc.org

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Sight and Life brings together government, NGO, funding, and science and academia partners to discuss the way forward for implementation of multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) for pregnant women. Dr Meseret Zelalem Tadesse, Lead Executive Officer, Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Service, MoH, Ethiopia, Nemat Hajeebhoy, Chief Nutrition, UNICEF Nigeria, Srujith Lingala, Director – Business Solutions, Sight and Life and Kristen Hurley, Chief Nutrition Office, Vitamin Angel Alliance will be sharing experiences of the transition from IFA to MMS, as we learn what can work best for creating an enabling environment for MMS implementation. The panel will be moderated by Rhobhi Matinyi, Director, Health Systems Strengthening, CIFF. 

Preceding this panel discussion will be a presentation by Dr Robert Black on the latest evidence on MMS.

Dr. Mihretab Salasibew, Director, Evidence, Measurement and Evaluation, CIFF will open the session and Dr Klaus Kraemer will close it with the launch of SAL's latest special report – Focusing on Multiple Micronutrient Supplements in Pregnancy: Second Edition. 

This will be a time for sharing and learning that will help us chart a robust route to transitioning from IFA to MMS for improving birth outcomes across LMICs. 

Do join: May 10, 10.45 a.m. at the Roof Terrace Room, CTICC 


Vice President
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Vitamin Angels
President
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Sight and Life
Chief of Section
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UNICEF
Professor
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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Evidence, Measurement & Evaluation
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Children's Investment Fund Foundation
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Director, Health Systems Strengthening
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Children's Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF)
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