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

Open Review Of Coverage Methodologies: Coverage Monitoring Network: March 2015

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 11, 2015

In mid-2014, the Coverage Monitoring Network coordinated an independent, participatory review of the three (3) available coverage methodologies; Semi-Quantitative Evaluation of Access and Coverage (SQUEAC), Simplified LQAS Evaluation of Access and Coverage (SLEAC) and Simple Spatial Survey Method (S3M). The CMN commissioned this review in order to increase understanding, ownership and uptake of the different methodologies. The document was produced by …

New GNC RRT Nutrition Cluster Coordinator

Categories: RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: March 11, 2015

Dear Colleagues: Please be informed that as of 01 March 2015, the GNC has a new member of the Rapid Response Team, Nutrition Cluster Coordinator seconded by the Save the Children-UK – Mr. Jemal Seid Mohamed. Jemal is a senior Emergency Response Personnel and has 10-year humanitarian nutrition experience with different NGOs including GOAL and …

Summer internship with “Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy” students

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: March 9, 2015

For reading the CV’s and cover letters, please click here: Tufts students 2015 possible intern

Infographics on the World Health Assembly targets by 2025

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 28, 2015

infogr The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with 1,000 Days, has developed a series of six policy briefs linked to each of the World Health Assembly (WHA) nutrition targets, which were endorsed in 2012. These policy briefs seek to provide essential guidance to national and local policymakers regarding actions to scale in order to achieve …

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New GNC Rapid Responce Team member hired

Categories: News / RRT News / 1 CommentPosted on: January 21, 2015

grace Grace Omondi has been hired as a new Rapid Response Team (RRT) Nutrition Cluster Coordinator for the GNC. Grace holds a BSc in Family and Consumer Sciences majoring in Nutrition.  She is an emergency nutritionist who has 8 years’ experience in capacity building, project management in emergencies, refugee, conflict and drought settings. She worked in different capacities …

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Lessons Learned from South Sudan Nutrition Cluster

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: January 12, 2015

SS GNC and national Nutrition Clusters undertook a lessons learned exercise, during which clusters prepared reports on their lessons learned by each cluster core function, accountability to affected population and cluster management arrangements. The reports look at clusters working arrangements around the key coordination functions while at the same time highlight the challenges clusters experience. The reports have …

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GNC Bulletin – December 2014

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: December 17, 2014

Capture For reading the latest issue of the GNC Bulletin featuring the GNC Annual Meeting, please click here: GNC_Update_06_Final 16 Dec 2014

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2015 GNC Working Meeting: 17-18 March 2015

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / No CommentsPosted on: December 5, 2014

The 2015 GNC Working (Face-to-Face) Meeting was held in Geneva on 17-18 March 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland. The former SAG members and those new SAG members who were be elected before the GNC Working Meeting stayed for one additional day on Thursday, 19 March 2015 for hand-over and induction. Over 30 people gathered for the GNC …

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Nomination of the new members for the GNC SAG

Categories: News / SAG news / No CommentsPosted on: December 5, 2014

Dear GNC members and Country Cluster Coordinators/Information Management Officers, As you know, our current Strategic Advisory Group’s (SAG) term concludes at the end of February 2015. I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the SAG members for their hard work: Anne-Dominique Israel (ACF); Diane Holland (UNICEF); Britta Schumacher (WFP); Nicki Connell (SC-USA); Samson …

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Emergency Nutrition Network – Field Exchange – Syria Edition

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: November 26, 2014

NIE For sharing the link, click here: Dear colleagues, We are delighted to share with you the online special 48th edition of Field Exchange that documents programming experiences and learning on the nutrition response to the Syria crisis. We acknowledge the many people who have contributed to the edition, from writing articles, to reviewing them for colleagues, …

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