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Dr. Saba Mebrahtu PhD

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Chief Child Development and Nutri...

Phone: (212) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Nairobi , Kenya
UNICEF
3 UN Plaza
New York , New York 10017
United States

Company Description: About UNICEF UNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our partners, we work in 190 countries and territories to...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Chief of Nutrition
    UNICEF Nepal
  • Nutrition Chief
    UN Children's Fund
  • Ambassador
    European Union Delegation
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Saba Mebrahtu, chief of the ...
www.ipsnews.net [cached]
Saba Mebrahtu, chief of the nutrition section at UNICEF-Nepal, says the immediate causes include poor nutrient intake, particularly early in life. Fifty percent of stunting happens during pregnancy and the rest after infants are born.
"When we are talking about nutrient-rich food […] we are talking about ensuring that children get enough of it even before they are born," says Mebrahtu. The time between conception and a child's second birthday is a crucial period, she said, one of rapid growth and cognitive development.
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"That is because the nutrients children are using for development are used instead to fight against infection," says Mebrahtu emphasising the need for simple practices such as proper hand washing and cleaning of utensils.
If children are suffering from infection due to poor hygiene and sanitation they can have up to six diarrhoeal episodes per year, she warns, adding that while "children recover from these infections, they don't come back to what they were before."
Whatever damage is done to physical ...
www.theasiamag.com [cached]
Whatever damage is done to physical growth and brain development during the period is very difficult to reverse," said Saba Mebrahtu, chief of UNICEF's nutrition section in Nepal.
Whatever damage is done to physical ...
www.irinnews.org [cached]
Whatever damage is done to physical growth and brain development during the period is very difficult to reverse," said Saba Mebrahtu, chief of UNICEF's nutrition section in Nepal.
Attending the launch were (left to ...
www.unicefusa.org [cached]
Attending the launch were (left to right): UNICEF Nepal Nutrition Chief Saba Mebrahtu, Ambassador of the European Union Delegation to Nepal Dr. Alexander Spachis, UNICEF Nepal Country Representative Hanaa Singer, National Planning Commission member Dr. Shiba Rai and National Planning Commission Joint Secretary Aatma Ram Pandey.
PlanetOut HIV/AIDS News headlines
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Saba Mebrahtu, UNICEF's senior regional nutrition advisor, at a news conference in Johannesburg, South Africa, said that HIV/AIDS has affected nutritional improvement in Southern Africa (Xinhuanet, 5/2).
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