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McGill Institute for Global Food Security: Measuring Diet Quality: Where we are and where we might want to go


26 Mar 2014 15:00
Macdonald-Stewart Building : Faculty Lounge, MS 2-022, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9

The McGill Institute for Global Food Security is pleased to present a Special Seminar by Terri J. Ballard, DrPH, FAO Statistics Division

Terri J. Ballard has worked on issues of food security and nutrition measurement for more than 10 years. She has been instrumental in validation of experience-based food insecurity scales and dietary diversity scores and has collaborated with the FANTA Project on developing the Household Hunger Scale, an impact indicator for the Feed the Future monitoring framework. She was organizer and scientific chair of the International Scientific Symposium on Food and Nutrition Security information: from Valid Measurement to Effective Decision Making, held in Rome in January, 2012. She is a founding member of the Voices of the Hungry Team in the Statistics Division of FAO. Terri holds a doctorate of public health (DrPH) in maternal-child health and epidemiology from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Everyone is welcome but seating is limited.

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