Webinar Series Title: “One Year On: The Pervasive Health Challenges in Afghanistan”
Purpose: Bringing together key stakeholders representing donors, scholars, UN agencies, and Afghan health leaders, the third session of the Afghanistan webinar series will delve into the issue of malnutrition in Afghanistan, discussing micronutrient-deficiencies, stunting/wasting, food security and the progresses made over the past two decades. Panelists will also debate current nutrition priorities, challenges, and opportunities to continue to protect the health and wellbeing of Afghan children, families, and communities.
Panelists: Melanie Galvin, Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF Afghanistan; Dr. Bilal Rahimi, Head of Pediatrics and Nutrition, Kandahar University; Dr. Palwasha Anwari, Former Nutrition Officer, UNICEF, Afghanistan; Dr. Homayoun Ludin, Senior Nutrition Technical Advisor, MSH
Sponsored by: Department of International Health, Institute for International Programs, Center for Human Nutrition, Center for Humanitarian Health, Berman Institute of Bioethics and Mission Afghanistan 2030.
Bring your toughest questions and coffee/lunch for this gripping session!