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

Independent review of the surge support provided by the GNC to National Coordination Platforms

Categories: News / RRT News / Comments OffPosted on: October 31, 2014

RRT The Global Nutrition Cluster (GNC) has commissioned an independent review of the surge support provided by the GNC to National Coordination Platforms. The primary focus is on the Rapid Response Team (RRT) mechanism but the evaluation will also consider the in-country support provided by the core team of the GNC as well.  In 2013, the …

Regional training of NCCs – Nairobi, February 2014

Categories: News / 2 CommentsPosted on: October 31, 2014

Regional training is planned for Cluster Coordinators in Nairobi at the end of February 2015. GNC-CT will soon contact countries to identify NCCs that were not trained. NCCs are welcomed to nominate government and other coordination team members to participate in the training.

New Rapid Response Team Information Management Officer hired

Categories: IM/KM news / News / RRT News / Comments OffPosted on: October 31, 2014

Simon Karanja has been hired as a new Rapid Response Team (RRT) Information Management Officer for the GNC.  Simon has 10 years experience as an Emergency Nutrition Specialist with various NGOs in Kenya, Sudan, Ethiopia, Sierra Leone and Congo DR working mainly with refugees, conflict and in drought contexts.. Worked as Nutrition Specialist for UNICEF in …

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Ebola resources

Categories: News / Comments OffPosted 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 / Comments OffPosted 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 / Comments OffPosted 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 / Comments OffPosted 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 / Comments OffPosted 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 / Comments OffPosted 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 …

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