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WPHNA is a Biodiversity Champion

The Association has been declared a Biodiversity Champion by the Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) in recognition of its important contribution to the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020. “WPHNA has a strong commitment to the promotion of biodiversity for food and nutrition, and the concept of sustainable diets which has biodiversity at its core,” said Barrie Margetts, WPHNA President. Read More

Joint response: WHO Consultation on indicators for the Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020

In August 2013, WHO opened a web-based consultation on the zero draft of a set of indicators to monitor the progress with the implementation of the WHO Global NCD Action Plan 2013-2020. The deadline for submission of contributions was today, November 8. A joint response was prepared and submitted on behalf of 12 international organisations concerned with noncommunicable diseases, who are members of the UK NCDs and Development Task Force. Read More

Talking to Anna Lartey, next IUNS President

Anna Lartey is an Associate Professor at the University of Ghana and President-elect of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS, 2009-2013). In June this year, Anna very kindly agreed to be interviewed by the Association so that we could find out her thoughts about her upcoming term as IUNS President, the Granada Congress, and her advice for young public health nutrition professionals.Read More

Launch of the 2013 Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition

On June 6th, The Lancet will publish a series of five papers featuring new data and policy recommendations on global nutrition. The papers are a follow-up to the Lancet’s landmark 2008 Series, which helped put nutrition on the global health and development agenda and identified the 1,000 days of a mother’s pregnancy until her child’s second birthday as the priority window for impact.Read More