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Dr. Saskia de Pee

Dr. Saskia de Pee has worked in international nutrition for more than 15 years. Her areas of expertise are nutrition for young children, micronutrient deficiencies, health and nutrition in the context of economic crises, nutrition in relation to HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis, and monitoring and evaluation of programs. Her work focuses on the interaction between programs and science through reviewing scientific evidence, developing, implementing and evaluating programs based on the latest scientific knowledge, and using scientific rigor to monitor and evaluate programs. She works for the Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Policy, Strategy and Planning Division of the World Food Programme, is adjunct assistant Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy of Tufts University in Boston, and co-chair of the Home-Fortification Technical Advisory Group. Before joining the World Food Programme in 2007, she worked for Helen Keller International for 10 years, primarily for the Asia-Pacific region.