Session: The panel will speak to the need for multi stakeholder engagement in an endeavour to reduce malnutrition. In particular, we will look at nutrition from the perspective of SDGs. The team will add a special note on government efforts to reduce malnutrition in Tanzania with particular focus on the national multi-stakeholder nutrition action plan (NMNAP July 2016- June 2021).
Biographical information: Dr Irene W. Mbugua is a registered medical doctor with over 16 years of experience in clinical work, research, design and implementation of public health programs both in Government and non-governmental organisations. She is currently the health and nutrition technical team leader at World Vision Tanzania. Grace R. Moshi is the Acting Assistant Director at the Nutrition Services Section of the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. She has a wealth of experience in directing nutrition programs at scale.