Webinar Evidence-based strategies to optimize child growth and development: Spotlight on nutrition

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FrieslandCampina Institute, in collaboration with the Nigerian Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NISPGHAN), invites you to a webinar on Evidence-based strategies to optimize child growth and development: Spotlight on nutrition.

 

Practical information

Date & time 30th June 2022, 13:00 – 14:30 (Nigerian time)
For who Nutrition, health and medical professionals
Language English
Cost      This webinar is provided free of charge by FrieslandCampina Institute
Accreditation Provided by NISPHGAN for association members

About the moderator

  • Dr. Elizabeth E. Oyenusi
    Dr. Elizabeth E. Oyenusi
    Senior lecturer and honorary consultant, paediatrician, endocrinology and metabolism unit, department of paediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Lagos/Lagos University Teaching Hospital.

About the speakers

  • Professor Edwin Ehi Eseigbe
    Professor Edwin Ehi Eseigbe
    Head of the department of paediatrics at the Benue State University/Benue State University Teaching Hospital Makurdi, Benue State, North Central Nigeria. Also a visiting professor of paediatrics at the Bingham University, Karu, Nasarawa State. President of the Child Neurology Society of Nigeria.
  • Professor IkeOluwa Lagunju
    Professor IkeOluwa Lagunju
    Professor of paediatrics at the College of Medicine, University of Ibadan and a consultant paediatric neurologist at the University College Hospital Ibadan.
  • Charles Chiaka Nkwoala
    Charles Chiaka Nkwoala
    Community nutritionist and lecturer at the department of human nutrition and dietetics, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Nigeria.

We have also prepared a programme book, see this pdf 

Programme

13:00-13:05 National anthem
13:05-13:10 Safety talk
13:10-13:20 Introduction of special guests
13:20-13:30 Introduction to FrieslandCampina Institute by Ngozi Manukaji
13:30-13:40 Welcome address by Professor Abiodun Phillip
13:40-14:00 Nutrition in early life: Optimizing this critical window of opportunity for growth and development by Professor Edwin Eseigbe
14:00-14:20 Nutrition and optimal neurodevelopment in infants and young children: Evidence-based insights by Professor Ikeoluwa Lagunju
14:20-14:40 The urgent need to invest in child nutrition: Best practices by Charles Nkwoala
14:40-15:15 Panel discussion
15:15-15:25 Quiz session
15:25-15:30 Vote of thanks by Oyejide Adesanjo

This webinar is organized by FrieslandCampina Institute and the Nigerian Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NISPGHAN).