News

This page provides information and updates on GNC and related activities as well as up to date information and links to country level humanitarian response. If you wish to submit something to include on this webpage, please send a description of the ‘news’ to gnc@unicef.org

Ebola resources

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 29, 2014

Nutrition Resources and Ebola Two ongoing discussions and interim guidance for nutrition and infant and young child feeding available on en-net at the following links. Nutrition support and ebola discussion: http://www.en-net.org/question/1460.aspx Interim nutrition support guidance (WHO, UNCIEF, WFP): http://www.who.int/nutrition/publications/guidelines/nutritionalcare_with_ebolavirus/en/ Infant feeding and ebola discussion:  http://www.en-net.org/question/1445.aspx Interim infant feeding guidance: http://www.ennonline.net/infantfeedinginthecontextofebola2014 Global list of resources from all partners for …

CDAC Network Website, Message Library translated French version launched.

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 23, 2014

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WHO/UNICEF/WFP Interim Guideline: Nutritional Care in Adults and Children infected with Ebola Virus Disease in Treatment Centres

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 22, 2014

whO GUIDANCE Interim Guideline: Nutritional Care in Adults and Children infected with Ebola Virus Disease in Treatment Centres was published by WHO/UNICEF/WFP . Although the attached is still a draft version, this document has been cleared by UNICEF and WFP, and by WHO in terms of content. Version 1 will be released in the coming days once …

Closing the Gap Generation Nutrition Briefing September 2014 – AAH UK

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 25, 2014

Click here to see details Comments or questions can be addressed to Sandra Mutuma, s.mutuma@actionagainsthunger.org.uk    

Launch Version 2 IYCF-E Toolkit – Save the Children

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 23, 2014

Save the Children is excited to launch version 2 of the Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) Toolkit which has been developed this year. Thanks to a large number of internal and external reviewers it has been possible to update some of the tools and revise the layout into a more user-friendly format. …

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Building Capacity in Integrating Nutrition and Food Security Programming – FAO

Categories: News / 1 CommentPosted on: September 22, 2014

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The 8th GNC Annual Meeting, 16-18 September 2014

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 16, 2014

The 8th Annual Meeting of the Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) started today in Rome, Italy at the FAO Headquarters. The objectives of the GNC Annual meeting are: To review the progress of the GNC Work Plan and identify challenges and bottleneck. To provide a structured platform for discussions, sharing information and lessons learned from L3 …

The GNC Bulletin no.5 is now available

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 22, 2014

Capture Click here to download the new GNC Bulletin June-August 2014

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The Cluster Coordination Reference Module has been revised and is available – IASC, July 2014

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: August 22, 2014

ccm Message sent on behalf of Loretta Hieber-Giradet Dear GCCs, I’m very please to share with you the final version of the Cluster Coordination Reference Module.  The changes that you had discussed with Rachel have been incorporated and some final formatting has been done.  The chapter on Role of Clusters in Preparedness has now been updated …

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GNC-CT Support to South Sudan

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: August 21, 2014

Since activation of the Level-3 emergency in South Sudan, the Global Nutrition Cluster Coordination Team (GNC-CT) has been providing operational, remote and surge support to the National Nutrition Cluster. From February to August 2014, Ayadil Saparbekov, GNC Deputy Coordinator, completed three field missions to Juba to support and strengthen the cluster’s role in effectively coordinating …

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