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4 October 2018: With the launch of their updated website this summer, The State of Acute Malnutrition now offer more than 2,500 resources on acute malnutrition in their extensive resource library, with another 800 published papers, documents and tools added since July.

18 September 2018: ENN is embarking on a research prioritisation exercise on wasting prevention for UK DFID through the MQSUN+ project. Read about the project here and find out how you can get involved.

4 September 2018: The August IAEA newsletter is out now! Read about the latest meetings, conferences and news here.

11 July 2018: Read about the events of the recent World Health Assembly (WHA) around the Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) Resolution here.

19 June 2018: The African Alliance for Maternal Mental Health (AAMMH) launched today in Lilongwe, Malawi. The AAMMH is an alliance of organisations and individuals working together to improve the mental health of mothers in Africa. For information about joining AAMMH, please email or visit the website.

Papers and publications

16 October 2018: The Operational Guidance on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (OG-IFE) Version 3.0 is now available in French. Read more here.

17 September 2018: Field Exchange Issue 58 is now out! Download from our website here Print copies are being prepared and will be mailed out soon. Subscribe for free here. 

11 September 2018: ENN has co-authored a new publication on the use of mid-upper arm circumference by novel community platforms to detect, diagnose, and treat severe acute malnutrition in children. Click here to read.

24 July 2018: The French version of the ENN coordinated Wasting-Stunting (WaSt) Technical Interest Group’s Policy & Programme Briefing Note is available here. It is important for all those concerned with child wasting & stunting & the interaction between the two.

23 July 2018: ENN are pleased to share the REFANI synthesis report of the cash and nutrition research we carried out in Pakistan alongside ACF and the research work UCL and Concern conducted in Niger and Somalia.

19 July 2018: Click here to read a new publication co-authored by ENN under the WaSt project, 'Children who are both wasted and stunted are also underweight and have a high risk of death'.

8 July 2018: Click here to read the latest publication from the REFANI project ‘The cost of preventing undernutrition: cost, cost-efficiency and cost-effectiveness of three cash-based interventions on nutrition outcomes in Dadu, Pakistan’.

5 July 2018: ENN has published a paper on the outcomes and risk factors of severe malnutrition in infants aged under 6 months in Bangladesh. This was based on a collaboration with Save the Children. Read more here.

28 June 2018: The new operational guidance on HIV and Infant Feeding in Emergencies is now available. The guideline, developed by WHO, UNICEF and ENN, outlines the duration of breastfeeding and support from health services to improve infant feeding practices among mothers living with HIV. Read more here.

Tools and training

24 September 2018: The new CMAM training guide is available here! Designed for health care managers and providers who manage, supervise, and implement services for the management of acute malnutrition.

1 September 2018: UNICEF, WHO and partners have developed 'An introductory course' and 'NetCode toolkit' to strengthen the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes, "the Code", which aims to prohibit the unethical marketing practices that undermine breastfeeding.

13 June 2018: The Guide to Anthropometry: A Practical Tool for Program Planners, Managers, and Implementers is a user-friendly resource can be used to better collect, understand, and use anthropometric data on children, adolescents, and adults. Access the guide here.

Events

27 September 2018: Join the Tech RRT Capacity Strengthening Webinar Series ‘How to develop IYCF-E friendly programming – an IYCF-E Orientation for Non-Nutrition Sectors’ - on Tuesday, 2nd October from 1-2:30pm UK time. Register here.

21 September 2018: Join the Tech RRT Capacity Strengthening Webinar Series ‘Is there a significant difference? An introduction to comparing nutrition survey results’ - on Wednesday, 24th September from 2-3:30pm UK time. Register with Scott Logue.

27 July 2018: How can National Organizations benefit from the Tech RRT for their emergency nutrition programming? Find out how on Wednesday, 8 August from 12-1pm UK time. Register here.