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

Chad Nutrition Cluster Bulletin

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: June 13, 2017

  Nutrition Cluster in Chad issued a new Bulletin: 

UNICEF Jordan is soliciting requests for proposal to conduct a Micronutrient Survey

Categories: News / Vacancies / No CommentsPosted on: June 13, 2017

  Assignment of conducting Microntrient Survey “Nutrition Evidence Generation” [Closing Date: 19.JUNE.2017] Type of notice: Request for Proposal Title: UNICEF LRFP-2017-9132167 – Assignment of  conducting Microntrient Survey “Nutrition Evidence Generation for Programme and Policy Change” Deadline to receive proposals: 30.JUNE.2017 In reference to the above mentioned subject, we are pleased to invite your kind to our …

Final Report of the 2017 Annual Working Meeting, 29-30 March 2017, Beirut

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / News / No CommentsPosted on: June 1, 2017

  Dear Partners, The final Report of the 2017 Annual Working Meeting, which was held on 29-30 March 2017 in Beirut is now available. Follow the link to download: http://nutritioncluster.net/meetings/2017-annual-working-meeting-report/

Call for Action and Report of the Rome Four Famine Meeting

Categories: Events / GNC Meetings / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: May 31, 2017

  The final report of the joint gFSC-GNC Meeting on Four Famines (Rome, 26 April 2017) and the Call for Action on Integrated Famine Prevention and Response are now available on the GNC website: http://nutritioncluster.net/promoting-integrated-famine-prevention-package-rome-26-april-2017/

Leo Matunga Memorial Fees

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: May 29, 2017

  Dear Partners: Many of you have heard the sad news that Leo Matunga passed away in Nairobi on May 21st.  As a pivotal member of the humanitarian nutrition community, we want the opportunity to raise money as a small way to offer support to Leo’s family with extra costs in the coming weeks and …

State of Severe Malnutrition website

Categories: News / Uncategorized / No CommentsPosted on: May 29, 2017

Dear friends, We are very excited to announce the launch of the State of Severe Malnutrition website today (http://www.severemalnutrition.org/ [French version- http://www.severemalnutrition.org/fr ]) The website provides a comprehensive overview of all qualitative and quantitative resources on acute malnutrition (both its moderate and severe forms), bringing together all the information and resources from the CMAM Forum, data from the …

Technical RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Yemen

Categories: Events / News / RRT News / No CommentsPosted on: May 19, 2017

  Tech RRT Webinar: Recent Tech RRT deployments to Yemen When: Monday 22 May 2017 Time: 5 pm Yemen time  Duration: 1 hour Facilitator: Andi Kendle, Tech RRT Program Manager Presenters: Simon Karanja (CMAM Advisor, Tech RRT) and Anne Marie Kueter (IYCF-E Advisor, Tech RRT on loan from Save the Children) Topic: The Tech RRT …

Revision of the SPHERE Handbook’s Nutrition Standards

Categories: Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: May 18, 2017

  The Sphere handbook is under revision through a consultative process that will culminate in a new edition to be launched in February 2018. The GNC supports Save the Children USA in the revision of nutrition standards in the Food Security and Nutrition Chapter. The first draft of the revised standards is now open for …

Financing the Sustainable Scale up of CMAM in High Burden Countries

Categories: News / No CommentsPosted on: May 11, 2017

On Thursday 11th May Action against Hunger, Global Health Advocates and International Medical Corps launched the report “Financing the sustainable scale-up of CMAM in high-burden countries:  with case studies from Nepal & Kenya”. Financing the sustainable scale up of CMAM in high burden countries   This research paper presents the community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM) approach and …

Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention package: Rome, 26 April 2017

Categories: Events / Inter-Cluster News / News / No CommentsPosted on: April 26, 2017

  A joint meeting of the Global Food Security and Nutrition Clusters “Promoting an Integrated Famine Prevention Package: Breaking the Bottlenecks” started at the WFP HQ in Rome. The meeting was called for by the Executive Directors of three Cluster-Lead Agencies (CLAs) – FAO, WFP and UNICEF  and brought together more than 25 operational partners …

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