Author: Eilise Brennan
Welcome to ENN’s Field Exchange podcast. This is the second episode in our two part-er on Complementary Feeding in Emergencies which accompanied the Special Section in FEX edition 68.
In this episode, ENN’s Eilise Brennan speaks to two members of UNICEF Bangladesh’s Nutrition team: Karanveer Singh, Nutrition Manager at UNICEF Cox’s Bazar office, (who has recently moved to UNICEF Nigeria) and Mohammad Zahidul Manir, a Nutrition Officer also at UNICEF Cox’s Bazar office. They discuss improving the quality of complementary feeding both in Rohingya refugee camps and in host communities and how traditional ceremonies can support these initiatives. You can read more about the work here - Improving the quality of complementary feeding in Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh.
FEX Special Series on Complementary Feeding: a Conversation with UNICEF Regional Nutrition Adviser Aashima Garg
In this episode of the Emergency Nutrition Network Podcast, Eilise Brennan of ENN talks with nutritionist Aashima Garg of UNICEF MENA (Middle East and North Africa) about the latest edition of Field Exchange and its special series on complementary feeding in emergencies. They look at the global context and the challenges facing families across the world and why complementary feeding is such an essential part of a child's development. They also discuss UNICEF's action framework and several innovative approaches taking place right now in a variety of challenging humanitarian settings. You can find the articles themselves here
FEX 67 WaST special section – Scaling up wasting prevention and treatment in the context of stunting in Indonesia, a conversation with Jee Hyun Rah
In this podcast, Eilise Brennan (ENN Nutritionist) speaks to Jee Hyun Rah (Chief of Nutrition, UNICEF, Indonesia) to discuss how the government of Indonesia integrated and scaled up wasting prevention and treatment as part of their national stunting prevention programme. This podcast accompanies the article Scaling up child wasting prevention and treatment in the context of stunting prevention in Indonesia featured in the special section on Wasting and Stunting (WaST) in Field Exchange issue 67.