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Integrating maternal, infant, and young child nutrition: report on the ten year strategy Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Working Group October 2008 workshop.
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PMID:  20496611     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Members of the Infant and Young Child Nutrition (IYCN) Working Group of the Ten Year Strategy for the Reduction of Vitamin and Mineral Deficiencies and several guests and speakers participated in a workshop in Geneva on 10 October 2008. The workshop had two broad objectives. The first objective was to review the evidence base for maternal and IYCN actions and explore how to integrate action throughout the window of opportunity from the prenatal period through the first 2 years of life. The second objective was to discuss the development of the Maternal, Infant, and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) Network in relation to the IYCN Working Group's role and structure. The speakers identified a spectrum of efforts needed to improve maternal, infant, and young child nutrition. The group decided to continue discussion on initiating a structure for an MIYCN Network to enhance collaboration.
Elizabeth R Zehner
Publication Detail:
Type:  Congresses    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Food and nutrition bulletin     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0379-5721     ISO Abbreviation:  Food Nutr Bull     Publication Date:  2009 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-25     Completed Date:  2010-06-10     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7906418     Medline TA:  Food Nutr Bull     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S190-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, Infant and Young Child Nutrition Program.
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MeSH Terms
Child Health Services*
Maternal Health Services*
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena*
Nutritional Sciences*

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