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Visiting address:
Nieuwe Kanaal 9a
6709 PA Wageningen
The Netherlands

Post Adress:
P.O. Box 557
6700 AN Wageningen
The Netherlands

Office phone: +31 (0)317 48 02 97
Mobile phone: +31 (0)6 11 60 25 91
Skype: effost1

Office hours:

Monday - Thursday: 09:00 - 17:00

The office is staffed by:

Jeroen Knol (Director)
Marleen Scholte (Temporary Secretary)
Wilma Methorst (Secretary)

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2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger 2015

Hidden Hunger, Childhood Development and Long-term Prospects for Society and Economy.

A global meeting of scientists, field workers, members of NGO’s and representatives from the government, public, private and civil sector.

The 2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger will focus on causes and consequenses of Hidden Hunger during early development as well as on counter-strategies.

Topics will include:

  • Impact of malnutrition on intrauterine development and is consequenses on long-term health
  • Impact of Hidden Hunger on physical and cognitive development
  • Consequenses of Hidden Hunger for future society and economy
  • Early detection of Hidden Hunger and options to intervene before and during pregnancy, lactation, complementary feeding, weaning and post-weaning period.

Panel discussions with participants from high- and low-income countries will focus on the links and gaps between science and reality in all parts of the world. The conference will also bring together various discipines to discuss Hidden Hunger under the perspectives of nutrition, gynecology/obstetrics, pediatrics from neonatology to adolescent medicine, social sciences, politics, economics, and agricultural sciences.

Further information soon available at :

We look forward to welcoming you in Stuttgart!

Hans K. Biesalski (Chair)

03-03-2015 till 06-03-2015


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