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The difficulty of establishing an evidence base in operational contexts that are challenging and changing is a particular challenge for emergency nutrition. ENN encourages, supports and engages with operational research and reviews to fill critical gaps in the evidence base.

A young child being assessed for admission to the Zambia programmeThe ENN is currently undertaking reviews in the link between wasting and stunting and nutrition resilience. Other areas in which the ENN has undertaken reviews include donor financing and the efficacy and impact of emergency programming. Click on the links below to find out more about our reviews in each of these areas. The ENN has also undertaken reviews in preparation for meetings on maternal nutrition (link to maternal nutrition meeting page) and MUAC and weight for height (link to MUAC/WFH meeting page).

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FEX: The relationship between wasting and stunting: policy, programming and research implications

Summary of review1 This summary was prepared by Tanya Khara, an independent consultant engaged by the ENN on this review. The review was made possible by the generous support...

FEX: Planned ENN review of wasting and stunting linkages

Summary of article1 Location: Global What we know: The relationship between wasting and stunting is under researched and poorly understood. What this article adds: A...

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ENN initiates meetings where there are important gaps related to policy, programming and research and organises meetings where ENN coordinates long term technical projects....

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ENN has released a new discussion paper on 'Stunting in Protracted Emergencies'. Funded by Irish Aid, this paper outlines the difficulties of gaining a clear...

en-net: Call for Abstracts/ summaries, Technical Meeting on Nutrition – Oxford, UK 7-9 October 2014

The ENN will host a 3 day meeting in Oxford, UK, from 7th – 9th October 2014. The aim of the meeting is to facilitate a technical learning and networking meeting on...

FEX: WHO consultation on management of moderate malnutrition in U5s

The WHO, in collaboration with UNICEF, WFP and UNHCR, hosted a second consultation to discuss the programmatic aspects of the management of moderate malnutrition in children...

Nutrition Resilience Review

Donors: OFDA and Irish Aid Collaborators: Lola Gostellow ENN project lead: Jeremy Shoham Timeframe: September 2013 to September 2015 Background In the emergency and...

Review of the links between wasting and stunting

Donor: OFDA and Irish Aid Collaborators: Technical Interest Group ENN project lead: Carmel Dolan Timeframe: 2014 - ongoing Background While wasting and stunting share...

NEX: Wasting & stunting technical interest group meeting: summary points

A meeting was convened by the ENN to discuss the evidence of the relationships between wasting and stunting and the implications that this may have for programmes and policy....

Review of maternal nutrition in emergencies

Donor: ECHO Collaborators: ECHO, The ENN, Inspire Consortium ENN Project Lead: Emily Mates Timeframe: 2013 Background Current evidence underlines the importance of the...

Blog post: Wasting and Stunting-making progress on understanding the links

Some of you will know that ENN has been coordinating a project with the expert steer of around 30 child growth and nutrition specialists from academia, donor and operational...

FEX: From the editor

Successful homestead gardening in Satkhira, Bangladesh The year 2013 promises to be an important year for the nutrition aid community and those whom it serves. Since...

FEX: Summary of Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition

Below are short summaries of the recently launched Lancet series of papers on Maternal and Child Undernutrition1. This high profile series focuses on the disease burden...

en-net: WFH versus MUAC

I would like experts input in this regard. I wish Mark Myatt to be one of the respondent of my question. Much has been said about the discrepancy of MUAC and WFH in some...

MUAC and WHZ scores as indicators of SAM:

A consultation for operational agencies and academic specialists to better understand the evidence, identify knowledge gaps and to inform operational guidance Dates: December...

FEX: Child outcomes of cash transfer programmes in humanitarian and development contexts

Summary of research1 Location: Global What we know: Cash transfer programmes (CTPs) have a proven impact on poverty reduction and social protection but their overall impact...

FEX: Introduction to the special issue

The most recent Lancet series on maternal and child undernutrition (Bhutta et al, 2013) calculated that even with 90% coverage of specific nutrition interventions (addressing...

Resource: Stunting in protracted emergency contexts: ENN briefing note

What are the implications for humanitarian programming of responding to stunting in protracted emergency contexts, and what should we be doing about it? A number of recent...

FEX: Report on ENN Technical Meeting on Nutrition

The ENN convened the first 'Technical Meeting on Nutrition' (TMN) in Oxford from October 7th to 9th 2014. The meeting was funded by USAID/OFDA and Irish Aid, with UNHCR, ACF...

FEX: A consultation of operational agencies and academic specialists on MUAC and WHZ as indicators of SAM

Summary of meeting report1 The treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM) is a costeffective, evidence-based ‘direct’ nutrition intervention, according to the 2008 Lancet...

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Chloe Angood (2014). Reviews. www.ennonline.net/ourwork/reviews