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10 January 2017: IRIN has released an important article that debunks untruths published in recent mainstream media about cash transfers in foreign aid. Share widely. 

10 November 2016: Check the poster on MAMI research that ENN presented at Action contre la Faim conference “Research for Nutrition: operational challenges and uptake in prevention and treatment of undernutrition”, 8-9 November, Paris.

27 October 2016: What is your experience working with nutrition champions, or as a nutrition champion yourself, in making progress for improving nutrition? Post your reply on en-net.org/question/2700.aspx

 

 

10 October 2016: 4- 27 October: visit SuSanA Forum and join the BabyWASH Coalition discussion on Integrating sectors to address the holistic needs of children.

3 October 2016: Evidence in humanitarian emergencies: what does it look like? Read new blog by Jeremy Shoham and Marie McGrath of ENN.

21 September 2016: With more than 25 organisations involved, the BabyWASH Coalition was launched on 20 September to call for greater collaboration among those working to keep children and women healthy in the first 1,000 days of life.

13 September 2016: To all CMAM Practitioners: please complete the CMAM Toolkit Survey designed by Save the Children and other nutrition actors to assess the scope of the Toolkit’s use in CMAM programming.

 

12 September 2016: Dear CMAM Practitioners! Take part in Save the Children CMAM Report Survey designed to evaluate how CMAM report has been used in CMAM programming, and to identify key areas for further improvement and development based on field level experiences. Click here to start the survey. Every opinion counts! 

Papers and publications

A new 'Compendium of Actions for Nutrition (CAN)' provides a matrix of nutrition-specific and -sensitive interventions classified by the type of evidence available for them, published by SUN and REACH.
Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-Analysis. This paper by the World Bank Group updates and expands a prior meta-analysis on the cost-effectiveness of deworming campaigns.

12 January 2017: Generation Nutrition, a global civil society campaign to end child deaths from malnutrition, has put out a new fact sheet, as part of a series on the prevention of child undernutrition. 

'Investing in Nutrition: the Foundation for Development' provides a summary of a costing analysis for global nutrition targets created by the World Health Assembly (WHA) that shows how nutrition efforts can be financed at scale.

12 January 2017: Research study in Journal of Nutrition shows that an intensive Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) intervention (Alive and Thrive) in Bangladesh promoted language and gross motor development. 

12 January 2017: The Maternal Malaria and Malnutrition (M3) initiative has pooled together 13 studies with the hope of improving understanding of malaria–nutrition interactions during pregnancy - results now published in the BMJ.

18 November 2016: Read a synthesis of SuSanA online discussion on "Integrating sectors to address the holistic needs of children", guest staring ENN expert, Emily Mates!

23 September 2016: Toward a world free from malnutrition in all its form: the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement Strategy and Roadmap (2016-2020) outline the Movement’s second phase and are focused on translating momentum into results for people who suffer due to malnutrition everywhere.

23 August 2016: WaterAid and SHARE have launched the report The missing ingredients to highlight the degree to which national nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plans and policies are coordinated and integrated to end malnutrition. Download it here.

Events

15 November 2016: 7 December, 6:30pm - ENN is bringing #MilkTheFilm to Oxford. The film will be followed by a panel discussion with Marie McGrath ( ENN Director) and Gay Palmer (author of ‘Why the Politics of Breastfeeding Matter’), joined by Save the Children. Get your tickets here.

9 November 2016: Today ENN is presenting a poster on MAMI research at Action contre la Faim conference “Research for Nutrition: operational challenges and uptake in prevention and treatment of undernutrition”, Paris.

22 August 2016: Stockholm #WorldWaterWeek starts a week today. Download info sheet that introduces the World Water Week and don't miss the event co-convened by ENN Beyond the Drinking Glass: Expanding our Understanding of Water-Nutrition Linkages, August 31, 11:00h- 12:30h.