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U.S. Global Nutrition Investments

October 11, 2018 • 10:30 am – 12:00 pm EDT

The Lynchpin for Achieving Broader Health and Development Goals


Efforts to improve nutrition are among the most transformative and cost-effective interventions in global health and food security. Affecting one in three people globally, malnutrition is inherently intertwined with other pressing health and development challenges. As the single largest donor to global nutrition efforts, the United States plays a critical role in addressing malnutrition and advocating greater global support. Uganda, as a focal country of U.S. nutrition, health, food security, and agriculture initiatives, provides a specific lens through which to assess U.S. support and global opportunities for advancing nutrition. The CSIS Global Health Policy Center and the CSIS Global Food Security Project are co-hosting this event to launch their report from a recent research trip to the country and discuss the future of nutrition as a priority within U.S. development assistance policy.

Opening Remarks

Kimberly Flowers
Director, Global Food Security Project & Humanitarian Agenda, CSIS

 

Panel Discussion

Dr. Alma Crumm Golden
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Dr. Robert Mwadime
Chief of Party, USAID Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN), Abt Associates, Uganda
Dr. Meera Shekar
Global Lead, Health, Nutrition & Population, World Bank
 

Moderator

Sara M. Allinder
Deputy Director & Senior Fellow, Global Health Policy Center, CSIS
 
This event is made possible through the generous support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Sara M. Allinder
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Global Health Policy Center
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Kimberly Flowers
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Humanitarian Agenda and Global Food Security Program
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)

Dr. Robert Mwadime

Chief of Party, USAID Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition Activity (ICAN), Abt Associates, Uganda

Cathryn Streifel