By Roos Verstraeten The World Health Organization (WHO) has characterized the double burden of malnutrition (DBM) as “the coexistence of undernutrition (i.e. micronutrient deficiencies, underweight, and childhood stunting and wasting), along with overweight and obesity, or diet-related noncommunicable diseases, within individuals, households and populations, and across the life course”. These forms of malnutrition are no…
Transform Nutrition West Africa is a regional platform to enable effective policy and programmatic action on nutrition, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation from 2017-2021 and led by the International Food Policy Research Institute. We work across the region but our focal countries are: Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal. We want you to join us and be part of a network of people and organisations in West Africa using evidence to generate change.
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