CDC Public Health Grand Rounds

Global Prevention of Neural Tube Defects

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 1:00 pm ET
The session will be live webcast from CDC headquarters in Atlanta, GA.
Click here for the live webcast. Session will be archived 3-4 days after the presentation.

Presented by:

Krista Crider, PhD – “Birth Defects COUNT Global Initiative”
Geneticist, Prevention Research and Translation Branch
Division of Congenital and Developmental Disorders
National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scott Montgomery – “Fortifying Grains with Folic Acid to Prevent Neural Tube Defects: Success and Opportunities”
Director, Food Fortification Initiative (FFI)

Erin Smith, MPH – “Maize Fortification with Small and Medium Scale Processors in Tanzania”
Country Director, Helen Keller International, Tanzania

Neena Raina, PhD – “Birth Defects Surveillance and Prevention in South-East Asia: A Way Forward”
Coordinator, Health Through the Life Course
South-East Asia Regional Office for WHO (WHO-SEARO)