Martin W. Bloem

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Dr. Martin W. Bloem "is Chief for Nutrition and HIV/AIDS Policy and UNAIDS Global Coordinator, at the United Nations World Food Programme, in Rome, Italy. He holds a medical degree from the University of Utrecht and a doctorate from the University of Maastricht and has joint faculty appointments at both Johns Hopkins University and Tufts University. Dr. Bloem has had more than two decades of experience in nutrition research and policy. He was the Senior Vice President Chief Medical Officer of Helen Keller International prior to his appointment at the World Food Programme. Dr. Bloem has devoted his career to improving the effectiveness of public health and nutrition programs through applied research. Dr. Bloem has participated in task forces convened by many organizations, including international nongovernmental organizations, the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN), the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and the World Health Organization (WHO)." [1]

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  1. Directors, North Star Foundation, accessed September 14, 2009.