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MAM Symposium 2014

Proceedings now available under "Symposium Materials"!


Highlights of Day 3 and Looking at Day 4 - Lola Gostelow -

Session 7

video stream of Session 7

Developing food supplements for moderately malnourished children: lessons learnt from ready-to-use therapeutic foods (RUTF) - André Briend -

New formulations of ready-to-use foods - Peter Akomo and Filippo Dibari -

Recent Experiencesin the Development of Locally-Produced Ready-to-Use Foods - Kelsey Ryan, Mark Manary -

WFP experience with setting-up local production of LNS at scale - Saskia de Pee -

Maximizing Potential for Impact: Measuring and Addressing Issues of Supplement Sharing and Diversion in MAM Programs - Beatrice Lorge Rogers -

Reflections on Presentations -Michael_Golden -

Development and Acceptability Testing of Ready-to-Use-Supplementary Food (RUSF) for children in Bangladesh - M Munirul Islam

PlumpyField- Network of local producers of ready-to-use foods -Hilina_Belete

Session 8

video stream of Session 8

Possible role of the microbiome in the development of acute malnutrition and implications for food-based strategies to prevent and treat acute malnutrition - Mark Manary -

Metabolomics in nutrition research: biomarkers predicting mortality in children with severe acute malnutrition - Michael Freemark -

Session 9

video stream of Session 9

Implications of the Symposium – What have we learned and what can we do to improve the management of MAM? - Ricardo Uauy -


All pictures of the day 4 on flickr

All pictures available for download in a ZIP file (305.5 MB)


Good Nutrition is Essential for Good Health - 21 May 2014

Collaboration and Capacity Building for Better Nutrition - 27 May 2014

IAEA Malnutrition Symposium Ends With Calls for Action - 30 May 2014


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Voices from participants - interviews with six participants, 24 June 2014

Nutrition is More Than Just Food
Interview with Zulfiqar Bhutta, 30 May 2014

Collaboration Key to Defeating Malnutrition
Interview with Paluku Bahwere, 30 May 2014

Better Answers to MAM’s Key Questions
Interview with Saskia de Pee, 29 May 2014

We Need an Army
Interview with Francesco Branca, 29 May 2014

IAEA-supported experts attend and participate in MAM conference, Interviews with three participants, June 13th, 2014

United Nations Radio from 27 May 2014 - Symposium opening in Vienna on understanding malnutrition in children - English

United Nations Radio from 30 May 2014 - Good nutrition is essential for good health - English

United Nations Radio from 28 May 2014 - Symposium de l'AIEA : Collaborer et le renforcer les capacités pour une meilleure nutrition - French

United Nations Radio from 27 May 2014 - الوكالة الدولية للطاقة الذرية: معظم وفيات الأطفال يرتبط بسوء التغذية المعتدل - Arabic

United Nations Radio from 29 May 2014 - Kongamano la IAEA la kukabiliana na utapiamlo wa kadri lamalizika - Kiswahili