oa South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition - Fourth African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference : NSSA news
|Article Title||Fourth African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference : NSSA news|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition|
|Publication Date||Jan 2010|
The Fourth African Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC IV) was held in Nairobi, Kenya, 4-8 October 2010. The theme for the conference was Nutrition and Food Security: Successes and Emerging Challenges. A highlight was the presentation of the 2010 EV McCollum International Lectureship in Nutrition, by the American Society of Nutrition, to Professor Andrew Prentice at the conference. The title of the acceptance lecture by professor Prentice was Trials and tribulations: unexpected outcomes from micronutrient interventions, and the need for more mechanistic research. Other keynote speakers included Professors Alan Jackson, David Thurnham, Ken Brown, Charlotte Neumann, Suzanne Filteau, Regina Moench-Pfanner, Anna Lartey and Adelheid Onyango.
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