IAEA Highlights Use Of Nuclear Techniques In Efforts To Address Malnutrition

International Atomic Energy Agency: IAEA Showcases Nuclear Techniques to Combat Malnutrition in Africa
This post highlights the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) participation in the 8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC), which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in October. During the conference, Victor Owino of IAEA’s Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Section “highlighted the new burden of overweight and obesity as well as related non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and ways to address them with nutritional interventions,” and also discussed the use of nuclear techniques in nutritional assessments (11/12).