Dairy Nutrition: An Engine for Economic Growth


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Session 1 - From the Farm to the Table

Dairy 101

Eric Bastian, Ph.D., United Dairymen of Idaho

Session 2 - Setting the Stage: What Makes Dairy Work?

Maximizing Recovery Rates and Growth with Dairy-containing Supplements
Heather C. Stobaugh, Ph.D., Tufts University

Latest in the Field: Higher Dairy Content Results in Improved Physical Outcomes
Nina Schlossman, Ph.D., Global Food & Nutrition, Inc.  

Protein Quality Matters!
Mark Manary, M.D. & Meghan Callaghan-Gillespie, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis  

Linear Programming: A Useful Tool for Food Aid
Melody Mui & Meghan Callaghan-Gillespie, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis  

The Growth Components of Milk
Kim F. Michaelsen, Ph.D., University of Copenhagen  


Session 3 - The First 1,000 Days: Treating Mum Too

Prenatal Supplements and Their Role in Reducing Stunting
David Clark, Ph.D., Bovina Mountain Consulting  

From the Field: Improving Fetal and Infant Growth in Vulnerable Populations
Seth Adu-Afarwuah, Ph.D., University of Ghana  

Addressing the Double Burden of Malnutrition
Bharati Kulkarni, MBBS, DCH, MPH, Ph.D., National Institute of Nutrition, India  


Session 4 - Experience from the Field: Vietnam Case Study

Nutricare Vietnam
Nguyen Minh, Ph.D., CEO, Nutricare  

NutiFood Vietnam
Tran Thi Le, CEO, NutiFood  

IFC in the Dairy Sector: Spotlight on Nutrition
Gene Moses, International Finance Corporation (IFC)