7th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference

  • 12th October 2016
  • by secretary

9 – 14 October 2016. 7th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference is organised under the theme of “Nutrition Dynamics in Africa” under the following sub-themes:

  • Food and Nutrition Assessment methodologies
  • Food policy ; Food prices ; Livelihoods; and Nutritional well-being
  • Nutrition and HIV, ; Micronutrient deficiencies
  • Diet therapy; Overnutrition, NCDs and cancers
  • Maternal nutrition and infant and young child feeding
  • Nutrition, Food Security and Agricultural linkages
  • Scaling Up Nutrition
Extract of the programme
  • Dr. Gladys Mugambi, Kenya: Scaling Up Nutrition – Continental Experiences and Progress in Africa 
  • Munthali T., Incorporating pigeon peas (Cajanus cajan L.) and finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) in complementary foods enriches porridge and improves child nutrition in Malawi
  • Osabutey N. Vitabread: orange-fleshed sweet potato and wheat composite bread as a dietary source of vitamin
  • Amoako-Andoh FO. Looking beyond carotenoid biosynthesis for crop staples biofortification with provitamin A carotenoids: Insights from comparative proteomic analysis of banana fruits
  • Judith Francis (CTA), Approaches to bridging the gaps between the nutrition, health and  agricultural sectors: Perspectives from Stakeholders’ in Africa
  • Dr Ezekiel Chibundu, PACA, Strategic Priorities for Addressing Aflatoxins in African Staples
  • Atuobi-Yeboah A. Low dietary diversity and animal source food intake among infants 6- 12 months in the Upper Manya Krobo District, Ghana
  • Fungo R. Contribution of forest foods to women’s nutrient intake and household food security, in the biodiversity-rich Cameroonian forests
  • Wamahiu MW. The contribution of Irish potato towards household dietary consumption and food security in Dedza district, Malawi 
  • Prof. Johann Jehling, Director ANLP Programme, Northwestern University, Potchefstroom, South Africa, ANLP: Investing in Networking and Building Capacity for African Scientists in Nutrition