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Ibero-Latin America Section Forum

Sunday, March 3 • 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM ET

In Person

Ibero-Latin America Section Forum: Sharing Experiences to Fight Malnutrition
At the ILAS section forum, attendees will be able to learn about the experiences of different countries that have created strategies to fight malnutrition in Ibero - Latin America through:

  • Outreach campaigns, advocacy, and coordinated activities,
  • Promoting access to nutrition treatment through community-based programs
  • Encouraging innovation and research to develop effective nutritional therapy
  • Establishing an interdisciplinary approach extending from assessment to treatment to prevention, and including both causes and consequences of malnutrition

Role of Guatemala in Participating in Initiatives to Combat Hospital Malnutrition and Generation of Evidence-Based Clinical Nutrition
Claudia Patricia Maza Moscoso, RD, MSc, Chief of the Division of Education and Research, Centro Medico Militar, Guatemala

Colombian Experience in the Surgical Prehabilitation and ERAS Program
Mauricio Chona, MD, Chief of the Nutrition Support Team, Clinica Universitaria Colombia, Colombia

Nutritional Support Teams in Costa Rica: Evolution in the Last 15 years - Which Path to Follow?
Paula Sanchez Corrales, RD, MD, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Costa Rica

Rosa Larreategui, RD, MD, Nutrition Support Specialist, Ciudad de la Salud de la Caja de Seguro Social, Panama

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