5 ways Canada can impact global nutrition

With only a few months remaining to include more nutrition targets in the Sustainable Development Goals, here is how Canada can play a role in showing the world that malnutrition is inextricably linked with a broader range of global challenges.

About the authors

  • Lawrence Haddad

    Dr. Lawrence Haddad became the executive director of GAIN in October 2016. Prior to this Lawrence was the founding co-chair and lead author of the Global Nutrition Report, director of the Institute of Development Studies, and director of the Food Consumption and Nutrition Division at the International Food Policy Research Institute. From 2009-2010 Lawrence was also the U.K.’s representative on the Steering Committee of the High Level Panel of Experts of the U.N.’s Committee on World Food Security, and president of the U.K. and Ireland’s Development Studies Association from 2010 to 2012. An economist, Lawrence completed his Ph.D. in food research at Stanford University in 1988.
  • Zulfiqar Bhutta

    Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta is the Robert Harding Inaugural Chair in Global Child Health at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, and the founding director of the Center of Excellence in Women and Child Health, at the Aga Khan University, a unique joint appointment. He was a founding board member of the Global Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health and co-chairs the Maternal and Child Committee of WHO eastern Mediterranean region. He is the president-elect of the International Paediatric Association assuming leadership in 2016 and a leading voice for integrated maternal, newborn and child health globally.