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Ian Darnton-Hill

Technical Advisory Panel Member

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Ian trained as a public health physician in Australia and has over 40 years experience in a variety of health-related organizations and in different countries – from Bangladesh, the highlands of Papua New Guinea, the Philippines and Zambia to Geneva, New York, Sydney and Washington, DC. Areas of expertise span public health interventions, health policy, and analysis of national and other programmes, with an emphasis on public health nutrition, particularly micronutrients including fortification. Currently a Consultant, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney, Australia, and Tufts University, USA, he was previously Special Adviser to the UNICEF Executive Director on Child Hunger and Undernutrition. Before that, he was Acting Chief, Nutrition Section, and Senior Adviser, Child Survival and Nutrition, at UNICEF HQ. He was Senior Global Health Leadership Fellow at WHO HQ, Vice-President for Programs at HKI, Director of the Opportunities for Micronutrient Interventions (OMNI) Project (USAID/JSI), and WHO Regional Adviser in Nutrition.