Groundbreaking Report to Tackle Malnutrition


A leading-edge report spearheaded by The Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science at the New York Academy of Sciences prompts collaborative efforts among more than 50 nutrition experts, along with NGOs/IGOs, universities, and the World Health Organization (WHO) to create the "Agenda".

The Agenda provides insight to the current state of knowledge in the field of nutrition. The Agenda, being developed by The Sackler Institute and WHO, in conjunction with many other scientists and practitioners worldwide, should serve as groundwork for science applications to generate solutions for the critical issues in nutrition and development.


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Programs that provide information concerning the basic principles of healthful eating, food handling and preparation, and shopping skills. Includes programs on dietary choices such as vegetarianism.

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