3ie Evidence Dialogues Interview | Joel Spicer, President and CEO, Nutrition International

26:54 mins

In this compelling conversation as part of the 3ie Evidence Dialogues video interview series, Nutrition International CEO Joel Spicer tells us how insufficient awareness, including of the evidence that already exists, and insufficient priority for nutrition is bankrupting health systems around the world. Invoking the global nutrition targets 2025, Spicer says the time-bound impact targets are heavily based on evidence – around stunting, wasting, low birthweight, anaemia and breastfeeding. He emphasizes the need to focus and invest in proven interventions backed by evidence to move much more quickly towards these goals. Spicer reiterates the need to prioritize high-impact low-cost interventions – especially preventive interventions.