Director of Nutrition Policies and Programs
National Institute of Public Health
Dr. Anabelle Bonvecchio is a public health nutritionist from Venezuela. She is the Director of Nutrition Policy and Program Research at the National Institute of Public Health Mexico. She has Master in Public Health in International Nutrition from Emory University, Atlanta and PhD in Public Health, Health Systems from the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico (INSP). She has been researcher and professor at the INSP for the past 18 years and is member of the National Research System of Mexico. She has over 23 years of experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of culturally sensitive programs and behavior change interventions to improve the health and nutrition of disadvantage population. From the past 15 years her research has focused on implementation research to strengthening the design, implementation and utilization of nutrition programs including micronutrients programs . She has been consultant for several international organizations such as IADB, GAIN, World Bank, World Food Programme, CARE, and UNICEF among others in several projects and programs related to behavior change.