Researchers at the University of Oxford have created a new app to help fieldworkers, clinicians and researchers quickly calculate newborn centile and z-score for weight, length and head circumference using the INTERGROWTH-21st standards.
Issue 50 of Field Exchange is now out - an A4, printable version is available to download here. This half centenary issue includes guest editorials by individuals involved in the publication from the start and, as ever, a wide range of articles covering innovations and challenges in programming.
The ENN are delighted to welcome Anna Taylor to the Board of Trustees. Anna is Executive Director of the Food Foundation. She has many years experience working in international nutrition and was awarded an OBE in 2014 for her work to address the global burden of undernutrition.
The WHO and UNICEF are planning an update of the infant feeding in the contact of Ebola guidance and are keen to hear about field experiences to inform this. Please post your headline feedback and experiences on the infant feeding and ebola discussion in en-net. Deadline 20th June.
IRIN, an independent, non-profit media organisation has released a fascinating presentation entitled 'The humanitarian economy: where is all the money going?'
Click here to view.
Nutrition Exchange Issue 5 is now available in English and French with the Arabic version to follow. This issue includes original articles on Zambia's nutrition potential, diversifying refugee diets in Rwanda and a Kenyan reality TV show to improve farmer productivity.