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Nutrition Module of the DHIS 2

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 20, 2019

Anna Ziolkovska, Deputy GNC Coordinator, attended Global Consultation on a Core Standardized Set of Nutrition Administrative Indicators and DHIS2 Nutrition Module in Bangkok from 12-15 November 2019. UNICEF HQ in close collaboration with regional and country offices and global technical partners are leading an initiative to develop a standard core set of nutrition data elements and …

2019 SUN Global Gathering

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 20, 2019

Deputy GNC coordinator, Anna Ziolkovska, has attended the 2019 SUN Global Gathering (SUNGG) in Kathmandu, Nepal from 4-7 November 2020.  The SUNGG is the flagship event of the SUN Movement, where the Movement takes stock of progress and challenges, whilst reflecting on the implementation of global nutrition initiatives. Previously, the SUN Movement Global Gatherings have been held in New …

Infant Feeding in Emergencies Core Group Meeting in Oxford in October 2019

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 20, 2019

The GNC Helpdesk NiE Technical Support attended the Infant Feeding in Emergencies Core Group (IFE CG) meeting on the 28th and 29th of October 2019. The IFE CG agreed to act as the Global Thematic Working Group (GTWG) on IYCF-E for the Global Technical Assistance Mechanism (GTAM). During the two days meeting in Oxford, the …

Inter-cluster training on integration in Chad

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 19, 2019

The Integrated Training Package for Nutrition Outcomes was delivered from 8 to 10 of October in N’Djamena by GNC Integration Helpdesk and members of Inter-cluster Nutrition Working Group. The event brought together cluster coordinators and SAG members from WASH, Food Security and Health clusters. The participants have agreed on a national inter-cluster integration workplan. The …

Sub-national Cluster Coordinators training in Zimbabwe

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 19, 2019

The Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) Help Desk Technical Support for Nutrition in emergencies (NiE), Yara Sfeir, and the Nutrition Cluster Coordinator (NCC) Rapid Response Team (RRT), Faith Nzioka, facilitated a 3 days Subnational Nutrition Cluster Coordination Training from the 15th to the 17th of October in Mutare, Zimbabwe. 24 colleagues from different NGOs, UN agencies and …

UNHCR IYCF friendly call for Expression of interest November 2019

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: November 18, 2019

UNHCR has released a call for Expression of Interest for partners on the following topic: Supporting the rollout of the multi-sectoral “IYCF friendly” framework for action for refugee situations and enhancing IYCF and IYCF-E capacity in refugee operations and refugee hosting communities. A key component of UNHCR’s approach to reducing malnutrition and promoting healthy growth …


Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: November 11, 2019

JOB TITLE:SENIOR IMAM1 COORDINATOR TYPE OF CONTRACT:Consultant UNIT/DIVISION:Programme Unit / Nutrition Team at WFP Country Office DUTY STATION (City, Country):Addis Abeba WFP Country Office, Ethiopia DURATION:11 months REPORTING LINE:Nutrition Team Leader at Country Office of WFP / Addis BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT: In Ethiopia, acute malnutrition is a serious public health concern2. Ten …

Stunting Reduction Officer,WFP

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: November 11, 2019

Type of contract: Consultancy Candidate profile: National, female candidates are encouraged to apply. However, open also to international candidates. Unit / Division: Programme Unit Duty Station: Addis Abeba, Ethiopia Duration: 11 months Reporting Line: Nutrition Team Leader Background Stunting is serious public concern in Ethiopia. The north-western, Amhara Region in Ethiopia has the highest stunting …

Nutrition Specialist, P3 UNICEF

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: November 7, 2019

Nutrition Specialist, P3, Post # 00111789, Temporary Appointment (TA) for 364 days, Lusaka, Zambia Apply Job Number: 527628 | Vacancy Link Locations: Africa: Zambia Work Type : Temporary Appointment The UNICEF Programme of Cooperation with the Government of the Republic of Zambia (GRZ) is designed to address and mitigate the threat of poverty the country’s children face, …

Senior Nutritionist position at the ICRC

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: November 6, 2019

Senior Nutritionist Requisition ID:  13347 Region:  Europe (HQ) Contract type:  Open-ended contract Location:  Geneva Length of assignment:  4 years Activity rate:  100% Estimated start date: June 2020 Application Deadline:  Monday, the 18th of November 2019 For more details on the job description and application, kindly click on this link Senior Nutritionist

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