Events / Child Nutrition in the Kenyan Context

Child Nutrition in the Kenyan Context

November 9, 2021
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Elizabeth Kamau, PhD
Senior Lecturer, Department of Human Nutrition
Egerton University, Kenya

Elizabeth Kamau will discuss current trends in child nutrition in Kenya, situating the Kenyan case in the larger global and African contexts. This talk will explore challenges such as high rates of stunting and under-nutrition, and explain research approaches to better understanding these problems. They will highlight ongoing intervention research studies to develop and test practical strategies and solutions to nutrition challenges.

The program will be moderated by Kamau’s Washington University collaborators Drs. Lora Iannotti and Carolyn Lesorogol of the Brown School. This program is part of Washington University’s Africa Speaks series, presented in partnership with The Africa Initiative.

This event will take place virtually on Brown School’s Open Classroom. Please note, registration will close at the end of day the day prior to the event date.