South Africa: The Critical Importance of Maternal Nutrition, Food Security and Health Inequalities Among Children Under Five Years


Discussing the critical nature of the first 1,000 days of a child's life, how protest movements are formed, disparities in children's health and a human rights-based approach to critical food studies.

On Monday 15 November, the University of Free State and Macah Foundation is hosting a series of webinars called "Make the First 1,000 days count!" Professor Corinna Walsh will be discussing "The Importance of Maternal Nutrition: Does it impact the growth of the foetus?" You can register for the event here.

Also from Monday 15 to 20 November, the Global Summit on Intellectual Property and Access to Medicines will be marking 20 years since the Doha Declaration, with a summit on reimagining access. You can find the programme details here.

On Tuesday 16 November at 1pm, the "First 1,000 Days" webinar series will be focusing on the topic of breastfeeding with Prof Welma Lubbe. You can register to attend here.

On Wednesday 17 November at 2pm the Human Sciences Research Council is hosting the webinar Leaving No Child Behind: Disparities in Children's Health -- A Case of India and South Africa. Under discussion will be case studies conducted in South Africa and India regarding the socioeconomic inequalities in the...

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