Open Access Professor Rainer Gross, Benefactor to Humanity: A Tribute to his Legacy to Public Nutrition

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In September 2010, Angela Cespedes and Aaron Lechtig were awarded the Rainer Gross Award for “Recent Innovation in Nutrition and Health in Developing Societies” by the Hildegard Grunow Foundation. The award was for the most outstanding innovation which represents the creativity for nutritional health solutions that typified the “Rainer Gross way of doing things.” In this issue of the Bulletin, we are pleased to be pub- lishing the article,“Social protection programs in Central America and the Dominican Republic: Do they have a nutritional dimension?” by Angela Cespedes, Aaron Lechtig, and Rachel Francischi; the work outlined in this paper was the basis for the Rainer Gross award. The following is an excerpt of the remarks made by Aaron Lechtig at the II World Congress on Public Health Nutrition in Porto, Portugal on September 25, 2010 on his acceptance of the Rainer Gross Award.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: June 1, 2011

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  • Established in 1978, the Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) is a peer-reviewed journal published quarterly by the Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation.

    The focus of the journal is to highlight original scientific articles on nutrition research, policy analyses, and state-of-the-art summaries relating to multidisciplinary efforts to alleviate the problems of hunger and malnutrition in the developing world.

    Food and Nutrition Bulletin's 2012 Impact Factor: 2.106

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