Mary D’Alimonte joined R4D in 2014 and has dedicated her work to strengthening systems for nutrition and supporting government stakeholders that lead nutrition programming in low and middle income countries.
As an associate director on the nutrition team at R4D, Ms. D’Alimonte leads analytic work on the integration of nutrition within routine health services in alignment with UHC goals, with a focus on sustainable financing for nutrition. She works with colleagues in the nutrition community to develop standardized and sustainable methods to track resources for nutrition across sectors to support taking cost-effective interventions to scale.
Ms. D’Alimonte holds an MPH in social and behavioral sciences and global health from the Yale School of Public Health and a BS in human biology from the University of Toronto. She has lived and worked in Bangladesh, India, and Ethiopia conducting policy and program research.
- Reaching the global target to reduce stunting: an investment framework in Health Policy and Planning
- Chapter 8: Financing the Global Nutrition Targets in An investment framework for nutrition : reaching the global targets for stunting, anemia, breastfeeding and wasting World Bank publication
- Policy Brief — Tracking Funding for Nutrition: Improving how Aid for Nutrition Is Reported and Monitored R4D report
- Using Positive Deviance to Understand the Uptake of Optimal Infant and Young Child Feeding Practices by Mothers in an Urban Slum of Mumbai in Maternal and Child Health