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The Relationship between Wasting and Stunting: Emerging evidence and implications

Video  /  29 March 2019

ENN’s Technical Directors, Tanya Khara conducted a lecture at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where she explained the linkages between wasting and stunting, outlining the latest evidence of the overlap between the two types of malnutrition and how children may progress from one manifestation of undernutrition to the other. This video captures the lecture with relevant slides.

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The Power of Nutrition Champions in Sierra Leone

Podcast  /  29 March 2019

In this podcast, Holly Sedutto from the UN Network Secretariat, unpacks what it takes to be a nutrition champion in Sierra Leone. Holly speaks with Philip Kanu about his experiences of being a nutrition champion, the process of raising awareness around nutrition and engaging parliamentarians to make a change. His interview is accompanied by an interview with Dr. El-Bashir from UNICEF and Laurant from Irish Aid who speak of some of Philips successes.

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NEX 11: Building a common vision for nutrition in Somalia; the role of a Common Results Framework

Podcast  /  23 January 2019

ENN’s Technical Directors Carmel Dolan and Jeremy Shoham, speak with Dr Farah, Special Adviser on Health and Nutrition to the national Government of Somalia and Focal Point for the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement in Somalia. They discuss the Common Results Framework in Somalia - the process of setting it up, costing and prioritisation, as well as where the country is in terms of its SUN membership. 

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Reflections from 6th Annual Scientific Symposium on Agriculture- Nutrition Pathways

Blog post  /  13 December 2018

My winter began in Kathmandu last week where I attended the 6th Annual Scientific Symposium on Agriculture- Nutrition Pathways organised by Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Nutrition. I have attended the Annual event 3 years in a row and this year was extra special as the event also was celebrating 25 years of Nepal’s Progress in Nutrition. What makes this event unique is that it attracts students and young researchers in equal numbers as persons from academia, policy makers and programme implementors in the field of agriculture- nutrition research relevant to Nepal.

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Adoption officielle de la politique nationale de nutrition du Niger, ce qu’il faut retenir

Blog post  /  30 November 2018

Le 15 novembre dernier, le gouvernement nigérien a fait un grand pas en avant dans la lutte contre la malnutrition en adoptant sa toute première politique nationale de nutrition dite « politique nationale multisectorielle de sécurité nutritionnelle ». Cette politique a pour objectif d’éliminer toutes les formes de malnutrition pour atteindre la vision où chaque nigérien jouit d’un statut nutritionnel adéquat pour assurer le développement, la résilience et la prospérité du Niger. Cette vision pose la nutrition comme un outil de développement et de résilience et pas seulement comme une stratégie d’urgence. Elle définit les rôles et les responsabilités de toutes les parties prenantes (tels que les donateurs, les partenaires techniques, les organisations non gouvernementales, la société civile et le secteur privé, etc.) dans l'amélioration de la sécurité nutritionnelle du pays, soulignant ainsi l'importance de la participation de tous les acteurs dans la réduction de la malnutrition.

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