Harvard Global Health Institute, The Harvard Nutrition & Global Health Program

The 3rd Annual Symposium on Nutrition and Global Health: The Double Burden of Over & Under-Nutrition

April 26, 2011

1:00 - 5:00PM Symposium

5:00 - 6:00PM Reception

Joseph B. Martin Conference Center

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston MA 02215

Registration

Hosts:

Wafaie Fawzi, MD, DrPH

Professor, Departments of Nutrition, Epidemiology, & Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, Associate Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

Anuraj Shankar, DSc

Senior Research Scientist, Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health

Emerging demographic, economic and dietary factors suggest that a large burden of preventable, non-communicative chronic disease is developing in many areas of the world. Meanwhile, malnutrition due to infectious diseases, inadequate agriculture, and unequal food distribution continue to result in acute undernutrition to women, children and other susceptible populations. In order to review the current state of the "double burden" of both over- and under-nutrition, the Harvard Nutrition and Global Health Program is holding its 3rd Annual Symposium. Please save the date for this state of the art symposium in which researchers from Asia, Africa and other global partners with Harvard will review the latest data concerning this critical public health and nutrition dilemma.

For more information, please visit the symposium website.

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