Data Collection, Tracking, Lessons From Successes Vital To End Nutrition Emergencies In Africa

World Policy Blog’s “The Africa Angle”: A New Approach to End Malnutrition in Africa
Mercy Lung’aho, nutritionist at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and a 2017 Aspen Institute New Voices fellow, discusses the need for a “system that is better able to monitor and predict nutrition risks,” particularly in Africa. Lung’aho notes the importance of data collection and tracking of all relevant factors, including access to health care and child growth rates, in preventing nutrition emergencies, as well as how “we can continue to learn from solutions that have worked…”

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