CMAM Conference 2011

Conference on Government experiences  of Scaling up the Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) and Lessons for the Scaling up Nutrition (SUN) movement

Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa from 14th to 17th November 2011

This conference is being hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in collaboration with the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN).

It is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), Irish Aid and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

A short film on CMAM produced for the CMAM Conference: 

Opening speech: His Excellency Dr Kebede Worku, State Minister, Government of Ethiopia

Keynote speech: Orientation on CMAM. Dr Steve Collins, Valid International

Welcome from the Emergency Nutrition Network: Marie McGrath, Co-Director,ENN

An address from Dr. Nadera Hayat,

Deputy Minister of Health Care Services Provision, Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan

Welcome from the Ambassador to Canada on Behalf of Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland,

Her Excellency Michele Levefque, Ambassador to Canada

Keynote video address from Dr Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice

An Address from Dr. Michael Milly Hissen, Minister of health, South Sudan.

Re-Cap of key Points from day1 and day 2: Lola Gostelow.

Keynote speaker: The story of CMAM in India. Biraj Patnaik, Principal Adviser to the

Indian Supreme Court Commissioners on the Right to Food.

Synthesis of lessons learnt from country case studies: Carmel Dolan,Jeremy Shoham

and Andres Mejia Acosta.

Haile Gebrselassie: Former Olympic Champions and world record holder (5,000M, 10,000M and Marathon).

Official Opening of Day4: His Excellency Dr Kebede Worku, State Minister, Government of Ethiopia

Feedback on Days1-3:Dr. Nadera Hayat,Deputy Minister of Health Care Services Provision,

Ministry of Public Health, Afghanistan

Political economy of Nutrition Scale Up: Andres Mejia Acosta, Institute of Development Studies.

Perspectives on the Scalling Up Nutrition (SUN) global movement,evolution and prospects:

Dr. David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Food Security Nutrition

Bjorn Lundquist,REACH Coordinator.

Official Closing:Dr. David Nabarro, Special Representative of the UN Secretary General for Food Security Nutrition & Bjorn Lundquist, REACH Coordinator.

Thanks from ENN:Carmel Dolan and Jeremy Shoham, ENN.

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