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Welcome to HMHB’s 2024 Annual Meeting 

26 March 2024 | 2:00-3:30 pm CET | 9:00-10:30 AM EST | 6:30-8:00 PM IST

Join the discussion to gain insights from global and national experts on critical issues related to maternal nutrition interventions, particularly multiple micronutrient supplementation (MMS), and shape strategic priorities and actions for 2024.


OPENING SESSION – Martin Mwangi, Program Lead, HMHB, Micronutrient Forum (MNF) 

PANEL DISCUSSION with Q&A – Moderated by Marti van Liere, Director of Programs, MNF

Key issues and strategic priorities for the 2024 Agenda

  • Framing maternal nutrition issues and UNICEF’s Accelerating Maternal nutrition planEmily Mates, Maternal Nutrition Specialist, UNICEF 
  • Progress at the national level – PakistanShabina Raza, Country Director, Nutrition International, Pakistan  
  • Scaling MMS in countries: the roadmap for Ethiopia  – Hiwot Darsene, Lead Executive Officer for Nutrition Coordination Office, Federal Ministry of Health Ethiopia 
  • Introducing MMS in Nigeria – Mrs. Bako-Aiyegbusi, Director at Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria 
  • Strategic Framework for MMS Country Scale-upZeina Sifri, Senior Program Officer, MNCH-Nutrition at BMGF  


  • MMS-TAG – Major achievements and future focus areasFilomena Gomes, MMS-TAG, Senior Program Manager, HMHB  
  • Update on the Expert Consensus on an Open-Access UNIMMAP MMS Product Specification and Vision for Scaling MMS Supply  – Clayton Ajello, Senior Technical Advisor, Kirk Humanitarian 
  • BEP-TAG – Strategic mission and objectivesMihaela Ciulei, BEP-TAG, Program Manager, HMHB 

CLOSING SESSION – Saskia Osendarp, Executive Director, MNF & Spencer Kirk, Managing Director, Kirk Humanitarian