L’approche MAMI au regard des nouvelles directives 2023 de l'OMS sur les nourrissons "à risque" de moins de 6 mois : nous tenons le même discours !
Calling all prospective Field Exchange authors!
Now that the dust has settled after the launch of issue 69 of FEX, we are welcoming new authors to send us submissions for issues 70 and 71 – both due later in 2023.
The recently launched Lancet Small Vulnerable Newborns (SVN) Series comprised three hearty papers of evidence and analyses and a call for action to prevent babies being born dead, too early and too small.
In our latest blog, we ask if the nutrition community are shifting their approach towards targeting wasting treatment to children under 2 years old only ?
In 2020 it was estimated that 45 million children around the world were wasted1. Only 11 million were reportedly reached with treatment in 2019 (UN 2023). Increased international attention to the issue of wasting, recognises the need to accelerate progress on treatment (UN 2023, USAID 2022). However, given competing needs in the world of malnutrition, optimising efforts, focussing treatment on the most at risk children, and answering questions of what effective prevention looks like are all increasingly essential.
Given it has been six months since I joined Emergency Nutrition Network, now seemed a good time to pen my reflections - not so much as a story of my first 200 days as the new and first ENN CEO, but more as a little insight into the impact the organisation has had on me.