A paper written by SISN Board Members, Dr. Andrea Warren and Dr. Edward Frongillo, together with Dr Rahul Rawat from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, was recently published as an advance article in Advances in Nutrition. This open access article “Building Implementation Science in Nutrition” is based on two workshops convened by SISN at […]
WEBINAR: A focused ethnographic study: investigating the barriers to antenatal care attendance to improve IFAS in Kenya
Have you heard of the focused ethnographic study (FES)? In this webinar, hosted by our colleagues at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) on February 26th, 2020, SISN Vice President, Dr Gretel Pelto provided an overview of FES; an approach designed to describe typical or usual behaviours, practices and beliefs within a population, in […]
In our September webinar, Dr. Kenda Cunningham and Ms. Pooja Pandey from Helen Keller International presented their experiences and lessons learned implementing Suaahara II, a large-scale multi-sector nutrition program in Nepal. The recording of this live event can be accessed here. During the moderated Q&A, SISN’s Chief Information Officer, Dr. Mduduzi Mbuya, fielded questions from […]
During the symposium “Scaling Up Evidence-based Nutrition Strategies: Using Modeling and Systems Thinking” at the American Society of Nutrition’s annual meeting, Nutrition 2018, on June 10th in Boston, SISN Board Member and Executive Director of Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science (SINS), Dr Gilles Bergeron gave an insightful presentation about the newly established Nutrition Modeling Consortium […]
The role of the statistician in implementation research (IR) is commonly restricted to the conduct of data analysis at the end of a study. But this limited perception may be causing unnecessary challenges and delays to the research process. We spoke with Augusto Norte from A Consultants Statistical Services about the benefits of including a […]
Authorship: The following blog was written by Shannon King, a MSPH candidate at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who has been volunteering with SISN. The information reflects the current views of ethics in implementation put forward in the peer-reviewed literature. Ensuring ethical standards are upheld is a core component of research within the […]
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 […]
Thanks to Sheela Sinharoy, MPH PhD, Emory University for kindly sharing her experience from one of our ‘Meet the Expert’ events at the International Congress of Nutrition 2017 in the following article. At the International Congress of Nutrition 2017 in Buenos Aires in October, SISN offered the opportunity to meet in small groups with several […]
IMPORTANT MESSAGE AND REQUEST FROM GRETEL PELTO. HEAD OF SISN’S METHODS WORKING GROUP: Meeting members’ needs with respect to methods and methods development is an important aspect of the SISN plan. As a member of the SISN board, I’ve taken responsibility for organizing the first activities to support SISN in the area of “Methods” and “Methods Development.” Our […]
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