Global WACh


November 30, 2020

Global WACh welcomes new staff members

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Despite working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, our researchers continue to lead innovative studies with local and international partners to improve woman, adolescent, and child health, and to our delight, even receive funding to launch new studies!  We are pleased to introduce the newest members to join the Global WACh team.  Meet them below and click on their names to read their full profiles! (more…)

August 6, 2014

Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed Speaks at Global WACh on Acute Malnutrition

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icddrbLast week, over 25 students and faculty gathered to hear UW Affiliate Professor Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed speak on the subject of acute malnutrition in children, from basics to delivery. Dr. Ahmed is the head of the Nutrition and Food Security program at International Centre for Diarrheal Disease Research, Bangladesh. Under his leadership over the last 25 years, there has been a 50 percent reduction in the fatalities of children admitted with severe acute malnutrition to the icddr,b facilities in Dhaka. Global WACh has recently established a partnership with icddr,b to research new ways to prevent stunted growth in children. You can learn more about Dr. Ahmed and the great team at icddr,b here.

Dr. Tahmeed Ahmed