Session chair

Victor Aguayo, Director of Nutrition and Child Development, UNICEF

Victor Aguayo

Dr. Víctor Aguayo is the Director of Nutrition and Child Development at UNICEF. He brings 30 years of policy, programme, management and humanitarian experience in maternal and child nutrition in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and globally. His work is guided by the belief that hunger and malnutrition are a violation of children’s rights. Dr. Aguayo is the lead author of the UNICEF’s Conceptual Framework on Maternal and Child Nutrition, 2020 and the UNICEF’s Nutrition Strategy 2020-2030.

Dr. Aguayo is a public health doctor. He graduated in Biological Sciences, earned an MPH in Global Health and a PhD in Public Health Nutrition at Sorbonne University in Paris, and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of California. Fluent in English, French and Spanish, he has published over 75 articles in peer-reviewed journals.

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