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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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Research and Reviews

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

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FEX: Making connections: Joint meeting of WaSt Technical Interest Group and MAMI Special Interest Group

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FEX: Planned ENN review of wasting and stunting linkages

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Leadership

ENN actively engages in global fora to influence and provide leadership within the nutrition sector on technical developments, governance and strategy and to inform donor...

Management of At Risk Mothers and Infants (MAMI)

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FEX: The current state of evidence and thinking on wasting prevention

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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...

Other meetings

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

FEX: From the editor

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FEX: Management of At risk Mothers and Infants (MAMI) meeting

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MUAC and WHZ scores as indicators of SAM:

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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....

FEX: Action Against Hunger Research for Nutrition conference, 2017

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

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FEX: Summary of Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition

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

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Blog post: Wasted opportunity? What we do know about preventing wasting

Today, over 50 million children are wasted, which comes with an elevated risk of death. Even more, wasting prevalence hasn't declined in recent years. The United Kingdom's...

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