This article was first published in Nutrition Exchange South Asia: Maternal Nutrition and can be found here. Nutrition Exchange is a free publication that includes non-technical articles on nutrition policy and programming written by and for national and sub-national stakeholders working in nutrition and related sectors. Thanks to ENN and UNICEF ROSA for providing permission to share with our audience. […]
Identifying an Efficient Approach to Scaling Up the Treatment of Severe Acute Malnutrition by Community Health Workers
The following blog was written by Pilar Charle Cuellar, iCCM+Nutrition Coordinator Accion Contra el Hambre/ Action Against Hunger Spain On average, more than 70% of children worldwide with uncomplicated Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) are cured when treated with Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) at outpatient health centres (Lenters LM et al 2013). However, less than 1 […]
In this podcast, Amanda Zongrone from the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) presents the results of a study assessing the feasibility of an integrated nutrition program (The PROMIS program) in peri-urban and urban Senegal and demonstrates how feasibility evaluation can provide insights to improve implementation and increase potential for impact. In addition, the role […]
In recognition of the growing interest in the benefits of a multisectoral approach to addressing global nutrition issues, the Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA jointly organized a symposium at the International Union of Nutritional Sciences – International Congress of Nutrition (IUNS-ICN) 2017 on October 17 […]
On November 28th, SISN hosted its second live webinar entitled “Why Invest in Implementation Research (IR)?”. SISN Board Member, Dr Gretel Pelto, Graduate Professor, Division of Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University, moderated a panel of three experts who shared their real-world experiences of using IR to great effect in a number of different settings. These panelist presentations […]
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