Dr. Florence M. Turyashemererwa
Dr Florence M. Turyashemererwa has a PhD in Public Health Nutrition from the University of Southampton, UK. She has worked in the area of maternal and young child nutrition and research for the past 13 years, supporting the implementation of evidence-based nutrition interventions. More recently her work has focussed on supporting nutrition interventions in infant and young child feeding, the management of children with severe acute malnutrition, and strengthening of the national nutrition surveillance systems. Her recent research has focussed on managing children with severe acute malnutrition and the impact of integrated interventions in health, nutrition and agriculture on the maternal and young child nutrition status in the most critical period of child development, the first1,000 days.