NiE (and cross-cutting issues)

This is a brief selection of nutrition in emergencies related documents. Additional NiE technical resources and publications can be found through GNC partner websites:

ENN
WFP
CMAM forum
FANTA
Cash Learning Partnership
Micronutrient Initiative
Save the Children
Action Contra La Faim
UNICEF
WHO

For any resources that are not available here but that you feel should be, please send feedback to: gnc@unicef.org.

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July 10, 2014
The IFE Core Group is an expert advocacy and resource group on infant and young child feeding in emergencies. It functions as an interagency collaboration with full and associate members.
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July 9, 2014
UNSCN is the food and nutrition policy harmonization forum of the United Nations. The mandate of the UNSCN is to promote cooperation among UN agencies and partner organizations in support of community, national, regional, and international efforts to end malnutrition in all of its forms in this generation. It will do this by refining the …
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July 9, 2014
Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) is a global movement for action and investment to improve maternal and child nutrition. Attention focuses on the 1000 days from pregnancy up through a child’s 2nd birthday to avoid the irreversible consequences of under-nutrition during this period. This is a precondition to achieving the goals of eradicating poverty and hunger, …
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July 9, 2014
The Initiative offers practical and effective approaches to reducing under-nutrition in the most heavily burdened countries focusing on five priority interventions areas. REACH starts with the overall objective of reducing child malnutrition and puts the child at the center, bringing partners together to each contribute to delivering a joint, coordinated solution. REACH was established in …
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July 9, 2014
Malnutrition in all its forms is closely linked, either directly or indirectly, to major causes of death and disability worldwide. The causes of malnutrition are directly related to inadequate dietary intake as well as disease, but indirectly to many factors, among others household food security, maternal and child care, health services and the environment.  While …
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July 9, 2014
The Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS), formerly known as the Micronutrient Deficiency Information System (MDIS), was established in 1991 following a request by the World Health Assembly to strengthen surveillance of micronutrient deficiencies at the global level. Part of WHO’s mandate is to assess the micronutrient status of populations, monitor and evaluate the …
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