Hidden Hunger - From Assessment to Solutions

University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany 6 March 2013 - 9 March 2013


Scientists from different areas, field workers, members of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and representatives from administration, management and policy came together to discuss the different topics for four days at the University of Hohenheim located in Stuttgart-Plieningen, Germany from 6-9, March 2013. The International Congress 'Hidden Hunger' had three objectives: 1) To create awareness of the global problem Hidden Hunger. 2) To get scientific issues on the agenda of policy makers, academicians, politicians and industry. 3) To discuss solutions to address the worldwide micro-nutrient deficiencies

Symposium Presentations
  • The case of iron: Supplementation vs. Fortification

    Speaker: Z. Bhutta
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  • Health economic modelling: Burden of micronutrient deficiencies and impact of fortified foods

    Speaker: S. Wieser
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  • Role of pre-fortified packaged foods in public health

    Speaker: L. Allen
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