Power for Mothers: Bringing a Ready Solution for Better Nutrition to All
Join us to understand why closing the gap in maternal nutrition is paramount, and how we can ensure all mothers get critical vitamins and minerals.
Kristen Hurley, Program Director at Vitamin Angels, will moderate an enlightening discussion on MMS with Robert Black of Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Spencer Kirk of Kirk Humanitarian, Lenore Spies from the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health, Klaus Kraemer of Sight and Life, as well as representatives from 1,000 Days, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Children's Investment Fund Foundation.
June 4th at 5:30 pm in Vancouver, BC
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in the Waterfront Ballroom
See below for press release and post event blog
Compelling evidence shows that taking multiple micronutrient supplements (MMS) during pregnancy reduces the risk of anemia in mothers and helps ensure babies are born healthy. But global recommendations lag behind the science, and many pregnant women cannot access MMS.