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International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions
Austria
05/27/2014

International Symposium on Understanding Moderate Malnutrition in Children for Effective Interventions

27 – 29 May 2014 Vienna, Austria

Objectives of the Symposium

The symposium will focus on developments in the area of management of MAM in infants and children.

The symposium will have the following objectives:

• To share experience related to the implementation and evaluation of programmes to prevent and treat MAM in infants and children, particularly during the first 1000 days;

• To support overall policy and specific evidence-based programmes dealing with the management of MAM;

• To identify knowledge gaps and define needs for future research to improve the management of MAM;

• To issue recommendations on how to improve the monitoring and evaluation of programmes dealing with the management of MAM; and

• To identify the role of the IAEA in addressing knowledge gaps and evaluating programmes to prevent and treat MAM.

List of Topics

1. Review of current knowledge, evidence gaps and further research needs in relation to the prevention and treatment of MAM

2. Experiences with the prevention of MAM during lean seasons and emergencies (using local foods, supplementary foods, cash), challenges faced and lessons learned

3. Experiences with the prevention of MAM during the first 1000 days, challenges faced and lessons learned

4. Experiences with community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), challenges faced and lessons learned

5. Experiences with the decision-making tool for the prevention and treatment of MAM in emergencies being developed by the MAM Task Force of the GNC

6. Effects of prevention and treatment of MAM on growth, body composition and functional outcomes (including stunting) and methodological challenges in impact assessment

7. Capacity development in the management of MAM

8. Composition, acceptability and use of supplementary foods for the management of MAM

9. Lessons learned from SAM management: composition, intake and use of ready-to-use foods

10. Challenges in the management of MAM in infants aged up to 6 months

11. Hot topics in research related to MAM (gut inflammation and enteropathy in MAM; influence of microbiome on the development of malnutrition/Malawi twin study; the role of metabolomics in improving knowledge on the physiopathology of MAM and supporting new strategies for the prevention and treatment of MAM; long term effects of early rapid weight gain in moderately wasted children with regard to the risk of becoming overweight or obese in later life and developing non-communicable diseases)

Target Audience

The symposium will provide an opportunity to review the latest developments in the field of management of MAM. The target audience comprises:

• Public health nutritionists

• Health professionals

• Policymakers in health and nutrition

• United Nations agencies such as the WHO, the World Food Programme and the United Nations Children’s Fund

• National and international organizations involved in the management of moderate malnutrition

• The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement, including SUN national representatives

• Private sector

• Institutes and universities that have research programmes on moderate malnutrition

Scientific Secretaries of the Symposium:

Ms Najat Mokhtar and Ms Cornelia Loechl
Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Section
Division of Human Health
Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications
International Atomic Energy Agency
Tel.: +43 1 2600 21657 and 21635
Email: N.Mokhtar@iaea.org and C.Loechl@iaea.org

Allied Health Professional, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Physician, Physician Researcher, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
American College Health Association's (ACHA) 2014 Annual Meeting
United States
Texas
05/27/2014

American College Health Association's (ACHA) 2014 Annual Meeting

May 27-May 31, 2014 San Antonio, Texas

ACHA 2014 Annual Meeting Goals

Consistent with ACHA's mission of advancing the health of college students and the campus community, we, the members of the association, gather at the annual meeting with invited guests to:

Increase knowledge, update professional skills, and incorporate evidence-based guidelines and standards into college health practice in the following areas:

Assessment and planning

Health promotion

Clinical care

Mental health services

Leadership development

Identify opportunities for collaboration and exchange of ideas among college health professionals, students, and leaders in higher education.

Gain greater understanding of programs and environments that enhance health outcomes for college students and campus communities.

Recognize the effect of diverse cultures and experiences on the health of individuals and communities.

Promote integration of college health programs with the missions of the institutions we serve.

Enhance ACHA's role as a national advocate for policies that have a positive impact on the health of college students and campus communities.

Moreover, in keeping with the meeting theme of Envisioning, Building, Achieving, our specific topic area for the 2014 meeting is The Imperative of Health in Higher Education, focusing on promotion of on-campus, student-centered health services as a necessity for learning, success, access and social justice. We will gather to identify and acknowledge the contributions of campus-based, student-centered health services to students' success; to elevate public health initiatives on college campuses; and to promote the contributions of campus-based health services to our campus constituents.

Health Educator, Nurse, Physician, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant
37th Annual Rural Health Conference
United States
Nevada
04/22/2014

37th Annual Rural Health Conference

April 22-25, 2014 Las Vegas, Nevada

The nation's largest rural health conference, created for all of those with an interest in rural health care, including rural health practitioners, hospital administrators, clinic directors and lay health workers, social workers, state and federal health employees, academics, community members, and all others interested in rural health care.

 

Community Activist, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Researcher, Physician, Policy Analyst, Public Health Expert, Public Health Worker, Public Servant, Social Worker
2014 National Reproductive Health Conference
United States
Florida
08/02/2014

2014 National Reproductive Health Conference

August 2-6, 2014 Orlando, Florida

We invite you & your colleagues to join us for one of the largest Title X conferences in the nation, the 2014 National Reproductive Health Conference!

This conference is designed for advanced practice nurses, physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, counselors, social workers, health educators & all other personnel who interact with clients in health centers providing family planning services.

Conference Competencies & Objectives

• Describe current scientific evidence & nationally recognized standards of care in male & female reproductive health care (e.g., risk & disease screening, contraceptive counseling & medical management of common reproductive health care issues)

• Explore evidence-based & emerging family planning service models to assure regulatory compliance, improve efficiency, maximize reimbursement & enhance service delivery

• Implement protocols, communication strategies, & clinical practice strategies that address the diverse needs of women, men, & adolescents in the family planning setting

• Identify concrete strategies for integrating & improving the delivery of family planning & reproductive health services for males

• Discuss current policy issues & their implications for the delivery of family planning services

• Demonstrate required knowledge & skill in selected clinical procedures including urogenital examination, female pelvic & breast examination, microscopy, endometrial & skin biopsy, IUC, & hormonal implant insertion

Allied Health Professional, Gynecologist, Health Educator, Health Services Researcher, Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Obstetrical Nurse, Obstetrician, Physician, Physician Assistant, Registered Nurse, Social Worker
American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2nd Global Summit
United States
Texas
05/04/2014

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 2nd Global Summit

Occupational Health Nursing Across Borders: Practice, Protection, and Productivity

May 4-5, 2014 Dallas, Texas

Preconference May 3-5, 2014

Contact

AAOHN National Office
7794 Grow Drive, Pensacola, FL 32514
Phone: (800) 241-8014 | Fax: (850) 484-8762
www.aaohn.org | aaohn@dancyamc.com

Nurse, Nurse Researcher

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