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Seth Adu-Afarwuah is a Senior Lecturer of Nutrition at the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

He obtained his Ph.D. and Post-Doctoral training in International Nutrition from the University of California, Davis, USA. Before moving to the University of Ghana, Seth Adu-Afarwuah worked briefly with the United Nations Children’s Fund in Accra.

His research is in the area of maternal and infant nutrition, with a focus on the prevention and treatment of undernutrition using nutrient supplementation. Since 2009, he has been is a member of the International Lipid-based Nutrient Supplements (iLiNS) Team which developed the small-quantity lipid-based nutrient supplements (SQ-LNSs) for improving the nutrient intakes of women and children in low-income populations. Seth Adu-Afarwuah has contributed to many publications on the impact of pre- and post-natal SQ-LNS supplementation on fetal and child growth and development.