The SISN Framework identifies five domains whose characteristics, capacities, dynamics and fit influence the quality of implementation. Researchers and implementers can use the SISN Framework to guide and improve their implementation efforts. In this video Shruthi Cyriac from Emory University and Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) shares an illustrative example which was recently published in […]
Gilles Bergeron has worked in international food security and nutrition for more than 25 years. In December 2020, he retired from his academic position as Senior Vice President of the New York Academy of Sciences, and at the same time announced that he would be stepping down from the SISN Board. Our entirely voluntary Board […]
We are constantly updating and enhancing our content to help you advance your knowledge of implementation science and research in nutrition and to keep you up-to-date on what is happening in the sector. During 2020, we continued to observe growth in our website traffic with users seeking more information about SISN and how to get involved with us. While […]
On Thursday, October 29th 2020, SISN hosted a webinar during which guest speakers, Chelsie Kolberg and Bryan Pride from Rise Against Hunger shared their experiences of overcoming barriers to program implementation created by COVID-19 through a case study of implementing training videos in a Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture project at a school in South Sudan. The webinar recording can be […]
The following commentary on“High Coverage and Low Utilization of the Double Fortified Salt Program in Uttar Pradesh, India: Implications for Program Implementation and Evaluation” was written by SISN’s Chief Information Officer, Mduduzi NN Mbuya and his colleague Shruthi Cyriac. The full article published in Current Developments in Nutrition can be read here. Industrial fortification, […]
During our Implementation Science workshop co-hosted with ASN as part of their recent Nutrition 2020 Live Online event, Ms. Jennifer Crum (JC) from FHI360, Dr. Rasmi Avula (RA) from IFPRI, and Dr. Ame Stormer (AS) from Helen Keller International, shared their real-world experiences responding to the challenges faced by nutrition programs due to the COVID-19 […]
SISN Co-hosts Interactive Virtual Workshop on Implementation Science and Covid-19 at ASN Nutrition 2020 Live Online
From June 1st to 4th, almost 30,000 people from around the world tuned in to the American Society of Nutrition’s (ASN) online conference for 4 days of learning and collaboration. SISN was thrilled to be a part of this interactive experience by hosting a live stream session on June 3rd. The 90-minute workshop “COVID-19 and […]
We are grateful for the opportunity to have partnered with the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the SUN Movement Secretariat on the Knowledge for Implementation and Impact Initiative (KI3). This article describes the creation of a tools matrix to simplify access to implementation tools produced by various organizations. This report was compiled and […]
This article was written by Taren M. Swindle. Dr. Swindle is an Assistant Professor in Family and Preventive Medicine within the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Broadly, her research program focuses on understanding and improving health and developmental outcomes for children impacted by poverty. Dr. Swindle has a particular […]
This commentary was written by SISN’s Past President, Dr. David Pelletier. The article can be read here. This blog from Dr. Taren Swindle addresses important questions about the distinctive purposes and methods of implementation science. Like ourselves, she fields many questions about what is and is not included in implementation science and “am I doing […]
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