AKU Institute for Global Health and Development, partnering with Collective for Social Sciences (CSS), and University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), present a special scientific session at ANH2021 exploring key evidence and lessons learnt from the nutrition landscape in Pakistan. The session will be led by Professor Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Professor and Founding Director, AKU-IGHD, with speakers from CSS and UAF. The session will address key challenges being faced in the fields of nutrition within the context of Pakistan. Data from recent studies conducted in Pakistan will be used as the baseline to deliberate on this important national issue, with significance for countries across the region and world facing similar challenges.
By attending this session, participants will be able to:
Enhance their understanding of innovative research in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health.
Strengthen their knowledge about policies and programming in agriculture and food systems for improved nutrition and health.
Augment and improve their expertise in the field of agriculture, nutrition, food system and health issues.
Foster relationships with current and ongoing world-wide partners.
Nicola Lowe, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, University of Central Lancashire