19 April 2017: Read the latest blog on the Media Hub about ENN's joint visit to Myanmar with Nutrition International.
17 March 2017: Listen to the new FEX 54 podcast with Jeremy Shoham and Marie McGrath, now live on the Media Hub! Listen to them here.
6 February 2017: The FSN Forum is hosting an online discussion to gather views on the first draft work programme of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition. Visit the discussion site here - send contributions to the FSN moderator or post online.
Papers and publications
23 June 2017: Now out: A review of methods to detect cases of severely malnourished infants less than 6 months for their admission into therapeutic care by ENN, The Childhood Acute Illness and Nutrition Network and LSHTM. Read here.
22 June 2017: New study out: Assessment of the effectiveness of a small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement on reducing anaemia and stunting in refugee populations in the Horn of Africa. Read full paper here.
5 May 2017: A new USAID brief presents a summary of the literature on barriers to maternal nutrition and weight gain during pregnancy in low- and middle-income countries. Download here.
5 May 2017: A new USAID nutrition brief summarizes findings from a Maternal and Child Survival Program (MCSP)-led review identifying key barriers that impede exclusive breastfeeding during the first six months of life. Download here.
5 May 2017: A new USAID nutrition brief summarizes findings from a Maternal and Child Survival Progam (MCSP)-led review identifying key strengths and barriers of community-based distribution (CBD) of iron-folic acid (IFA) supplementation. Download here.
10 April 2017: Panorama of Food and Nutrition Security in Latin America and the Caribbean is a new report by FAO and PAHO that shows that while malnutrition has declined throughout the LAC region, obesity and overweight have risen sharply.
13 March 2017: Call for articles for Nutrition Exchange (NEX) Issue 8 - to be published July 2017 - Are you working in nutrition (and related) programming at the national or sub-national level? Send us ideas for articles. See Write for NEX.
Tools and training
3 July 2017: Center for Humanitarian Health at Johns Hopkins University launches a new online course to teach how public health concepts and skills can be applied to disasters. Read more about the Public Health in Humanitarian Crises course.
24 April 2017: IMC and partners will host a webinar on Thur 27th April 4pm (Central European Time) on recent Technical Rapid Response Team (RRT) deployments to Iraq to support the nutrition response to the Mosul emergency. Email to register.