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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

NCCs/IMOs annual meeting 2015

Categories: IM/KM news / News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 16, 2015

IMG_0918 NCCs/IMOs Annual Meeting was held in Nairobi on 16 October 2015 focusing on the practical discussions on how to improve cluster coordination and information management in country nutrition coordination mechanisms. All presentations from the meeting are posted here: http://nutritioncluster.net/ncc-imo-annual-meeting-2015/ The report of the meeting will be uploaded at the same link once finalized.

2015 GNC Annual Meeting

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 15, 2015

IMG_0873 The 2015 GNC Annual meeting was held in Nairobi, Kenya from 13 to 15 of October 2015. The objectives of the 2015 GNC Annual meeting were: To review the work of the GNC in the past five years and identify challenges and bottleneck as well as endorse and launch key GNC documents To provide a …

Launch of CMAM Report – a global online monitoring and reporting application for CMAM programmes

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: October 14, 2015

CMAM Report is a comprehensive monitoring and reporting application with a global online data base that can be used to report on and monitor CMAM programmes with any of the following components: SC, OTP, TSFP, MUAC screening, supplies as well as BSFP. Click here or above picture to watch a 3 min introduction to the …

New RRT dashboard is published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 5, 2015

RRT dasb Quarterly RRT dashboard that provides information for the RRT operational support to countries has been published covering period from June 2013 to September 2015.

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08 Issue of the GNC bulletin is now published

Categories: News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: October 5, 2015

GNC bul 08 Global Nutrition Cluster has published 08 issue of the GNC Bulletin covering period June to September 2015. The bulletin is featuring highlights from the Rapid Response Team (RRT) retreat, Cluster Coordination Performance Monitoring exercise in Afghanistan, IASC and GNC updates as well as updates from the RRT project.

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e-learning modules on ageing and on disability

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 4, 2015

ADCAP has also produced e-learning modules on ageing and on disability available online for public use: click here for the one on ageing and here for the one on disability. If you wish to send a feedback or if you have questions for the ADCAP team, please contact Irene Van Horssen (Programme Officer) at : …

Minimum standards for age and disability inclusion in humanitarian action

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: September 4, 2015

The ADCAP project (Age and Disability Capacity Building Programme) led by HelpAge has produced a document on the “Minimum standards for age and disability inclusion in humanitarian action” (attached). The document intends to inform humanitarian organisations what is needed to ensure their response is as inclusive as possible. It’s comprised of key standards and includes …

LINK-NCA: A new method to understand and analyse local causes of undernutrition and to

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 31, 2015

The Link NCA is a participatory and response oriented method for conducting a nutrition causal analysis: analysing the multi-causality of undernutrition, as a starting point for improving the relevance and effectiveness of multisectoral nutrition security programming in a given context. ACF is now providing, in partnership with Concern and IMC, capacity building and technical support …

Launch of CMAM Report – a global online monitoring and reporting application for CMAM programmes

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: August 20, 2015

CMAM Report is a comprehensive monitoring and reporting application with a global online data base that can be used to report on and monitor CMAM programmes with any of the following components: SC, OTP, TSFP, MUAC screening, supplies as well as BSFP. Click here  to watch a 3 min introduction to the software. CMAM Report …

Rapid assessment of the nutrition needs of older people in UN House POC camps in Juba in April 2015, South Sudan

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

From 14th to 18th April 2015, HelpAge International (HelpAge) carried out an assessment of older people’s needs in the UN House Protection of Civilians (POC) camps in Juba City. This was carried out with support from the Ministry of Health, Director of Nutrition, the South Sudan Nutrition Information Technical Working Group (NITWG) and the POC …

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