Day 2 (October 30, 2014)

Building and sustaining action for nutrition in India: A roadmap for impact

Co-chairs: Lawrence Haddad, IFPRI and Purnima Menon, IFPRI-India

Building and sustaining action for nutrition in india

Ensuring a continuum of preventive and curative actions for child nutrition: what does biology tell us?

Vinod Paul, All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Addressing the underlying social causes of nutrition: insights for India

Harold Alderman, IFPRI

Improving diet quality and nutrition in India: What role for agriculture and the food system?

Mahendra Dev, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (video)

Innovative partnerships for nutrition

Chair: John McDermott, CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture, Health and Nutrition and Hari Menon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-India

Innovative partnerships for nutrition

Cell phone counseling to improve implementation of appropriate nutrition practices: a pilot of cross-sectoral intervention among a research NGO, public hospitals, and cell phone companies

Archana Patel, Lata Medical Research Foundation and Indira Gandhi Government Medical College

‘Nutrimix Community +’: Co-creating sustainable value chain programs for nutrition improvement and livelihood generation

Anjan Ghosh, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Strategic partnerships to strengthen the social business model

Deepti Gulati, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition-India

Modalities for strengthening nutrition actions at the community level: A focus on women’s groups

Co-chairs:  Audrey Prost, University College of London and Anirban Ghose, PRADAN

Women SHG session

Integrating nutrition and health interventions into women’s self-help groups by Bihar rural livelihoods project and other partners

Sunil Babu, CARE-India

Leveraging the power of women’s groups and financial services to improve nutritional knowledge and high impact behaviors for improved child and maternal nutrition

Saraswathi Rao, Freedom from Hunger-India

Collaboration of ICDS and self-help groups to decentralize supplementary feeding at Anganwadi centres

Sunil Babu, CARE-India

Community-based nutrition program implemented through women’s social platforms: the Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana, RGMVP-GAIN partnership

Divya Hariharan, Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana

Other modalities for implementing cross-sectoral actions: A summary of community-level posters

Audrey Prost, University College of London; Anirban Ghose, PRADAN

Bringing together actors in women and child development and health and family welfare to deliver nutrition-specific interventions to the first 1000 days: What have we learnt?

Co-chairs: Rajani Ved, NHSRC and Adarsh Sharma, ISSNIP

Bringing together actors in wcd and hfw

Why does intersectoral convergence between health and ICDS matter for delivery of nutrition-specific interventions in India?

Rasmi Avula, IFPRI-India

PUSTIKAR DIWAS: Convergent action for the reduction of child undernutrition in Odisha

Rabi Narayan Parhi, IPE Global Technical & Management Support Team

Implementation of community-based management of acute malnutrition program in Dharavi, Mumbai

Sheila Chanani, Society for Nutrition, Education & Health Action

The health sub-centre as a platform for coordinated capacity building and supportive supervision of health and ICDS front line workers

Sridhar Srikantiah, CARE-India

What policy measures are needed to make existing intersectoral convergence among DWCD, DoHFW, and RDD more effective for improved maternal, neonatal and child nutrition in Odisha

Caroline Haworth, Options-Odisha

Opportunities and challenges in the continuum of care in nutrition rehabilitation: experiences from Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand

Rajib Dasgupta, Centre for Social Medicine & Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Policy analysis for intersectoral convergence in growth promotion at Jharkhand and India

Suranjeen Pallipamula, Public Health Resource Network

Perspectives on the Role of Nutrition-Sensitive Sectors

Co-chairs:  Harold Alderman, IFPRI and Suneetha Kadiyala, LSHTM

Perspectives on role of nutrition-sensitive sectors

Investments in women and girls

Neha Raykar, Public Health Foundation of India

Social protection: the role of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)

Jyotsna Puri, 3iE-International Initiative for Impact Evaluation

Water, sanitation, and hygiene

Sangita Vyas, Research Institute for Compassionate Economics

Food security: the role of the public distribution system

Avinash Kishore, IFPRI-India

Agriculture and its potential contributions

Sara Ahmed, International Development Research Centre

Closing Remarks & Acknowledgments

Closing Reflections Day 2

Satish Agnihotri, Secretary (Co-ordination), Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India

Shenggen Fan, Director General, IFPRI

Stuart Gillespie, IFPRI

Purnima Menon, IFPRI-India


Modalities for strengthening nutrition actions at the community level

Implementing nutrition rehabilitation centers in hard to reach areas of Chhattisgarh: experiences and lessons

Abner Daniel, UNICEF

Community action on malnutrition

Antara Dhargupta, Child in Need Institute-India

Mainstreaming nutrition security for Dalits and other excluded populations into the National Agenda for Action

Ashok Bharti, National Confederation of Dalit Organizations

Public partnership for better health and nutrition outcomes

Deebjeet Sarangi, Living Farms

Multisectoral initiative to address child nutrition residing in remote and tribal, conflict affected zones of Odisha

Nayan Chakravarty, Indian Institute of Public Health-Bhubaneswar

Positive outcomes from a comprehensive programme for community based management of malnutrition in rural India

Nidhi Dhingra, Public Health Resource Network

Community Hunger Fighters Programme

Rama Chandra Tosh, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation

Panchayat led convergent action on nutrition through community managed nutrition and daycare centres: Fulwari Scheme of Chhattisgarh

Samir Garg, State Health Resource Centre

Supporting city administrators in assessing urban health inequities across wards in absence of quantitative indicators and preparing multi-sectoral plans: An adaptation of WHO Urban HEART

Siddhart Agarwal, Urban Health Resource Center

Addressing undernutrition through multisectoral approach in remote villages of Jharkhand

Sweta Banerjee, Welhungerhilfe

Innovative Partnerships for Nutrition

Integration in practice through effective intersectoral convergence: The example of SuPOSHAN program of the Government of Madhya Pradesh

Shubhada Kanani, FHI 360

Bringing together WCD and Health to deliver critical essential interventions

Buniyaad: A social crusade for promoting optimal IYCF behaviors through partnerships

Abhishek Singh, Aga Khan Development Network

Partnership with milk cooperatives improves infant feeding practices in tribal communities

Kavita Sharma, UNICEF

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