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Dr Purnima Menon

Published on April 24, 2024 |

Dr. Purnima Menon is Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), where she leads the South Asia Nutrition Programs in IFPRI’s Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division. In India, she directs POSHAN (Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India), an initiative for evidence-driven approach to nutrition. She conducts implementation research on scaling maternal and child nutrition interventions and evaluations of behaviour change communications programs in health and nutrition. She also serves on many advisory groups on nutrition including the Global Nutrition Report. Dr. Menon holds a PhD in International Nutrition from Cornell University.

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