Child malnutrition: a hidden crisis which threatens the global economy
Twitter Chat #hiddencrisis
Live Twitter Chat focuses on child hunger with PMNCH
What: Global Twitter Chat - “Hidden Crisis” - Life Without Hunger: Tackling Child Malnutrition
Where: Join the “Hidden Crisis” Global Chat on TWebevent.com, at the “Hidden Crisis” page: http://twebevent.com/hiddencrisis
When: 15 February 2012: From 5.30-17.30 GMT
Live Chat with PMNCH Director Carole Presern at 1330 -1400 GMT
On 15 February 2012, PMNCH, Save the Children, UN Foundation and others took part in a non-stop global live “Twitter Chat” on child malnutrition: “Hidden Crisis” Tweet Chat - Life Without Hunger: Tackling Child Malnutrition".
PMNCH Director Carole Presern hosted a portion of the 12-hour, three-continent chat, from 1330 GMT until 1400 GMT on Twitter at #hiddencrisis. The archive of this Chat Tweet with PMNCH Director, Carole Presern, is available in pdf format on the right, or on the PMNCH or CarolePMNCH Twitter feeds.
The chat spanned three continents and 12 different time zones with participants engaging in at least three languages. Other Twitter Chat participants included Rwandan Minister of Health Agnes Binagwaho, Dr Liz Mason, WHO Director, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health and Francesco Branca, Director, Nutrition for Health and Development hosted and Dr Stanley Zlotkin, the inventor of sprinkles micronutrient powder.
The 12-hour Tweet Chat ran from 5.30-17.30 GMT and will be hosted on a special page at the website, TWebEvent (http://twebevent.com/hiddencrisis). The Tweet Archive is still available on that website.