The 22nd International Congress of Nutrition (ICN) will be held in Tokyo, Japan, in September of 2021. ICN is the four-yearly meeting of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS). The congress will be an ideal opportunity for participants to reaffirm or rediscover their mission to help to realize good health and happiness for future […]
The Evidence and Implementation Summit 2020 is an evolution of the Australasian Implementation Conference and the Global Evidence and Implementation Summit in 2018. EIS 2020 will mark 10 years since the creation of the event series; and since its inception, continues to be one of the leading evidence and implementation events on the global calendar. […]
The ANH Academy Week is a series of annual events that bring together the community of researchers and users of research (practitioners and policymakers) working at the intersection of agriculture, nutrition and health. The objectives of the ANH Academy Week series is to foster knowledge exchange, innovation and learning around ANH research.
The 2020 KT Canada Annual Scientific Meeting is being held on May 7th & 8th in Ottawa, ON at the Delta Hotel, 101 Lyon Street. The theme is ‘Developing KT interventions in a complex health system’.
A recently published special supplement of Maternal and Child Nutrition draws attention to the role of Implementation Science and Research in supporting efforts to effectively scale-up and sustain Micronutrient Powder (MNP) programs in low- and middle-income countries. The eight papers in this supplement, together with the broader discussion points articulated in the accompanying editorial, represent, […]
The American Society of Nutrition held its annual meeting, Nutrition 2019, in Baltimore on June 8-11. On day 3, SISN facilitated a workshop on Implementation Science (IS). During the session, SISN Board Members guided the seventy attendees through a series of activities with the purpose of enhancing understanding of what IS is, its purpose in […]
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. […]
SISN’s eleventh e-Newsletter has been published and is available here. The April newsletter includes an introductory note from our new President, Peggy Bentley, in addition to highlighting our blogs and webinars. A resource round-up section provides links to relevant key papers, training and events. Sign up to receive our free quarterly e-newsletter here. SISN’s 2019 external communications activity […]
On September 19th, SISN was delighted to host a live webinar with guest speaker Ms Helga van Kampen from the Partnership Brokers Association (PBA), a non-profit organization dedicated to developing professional competencies for those managing the partnering process. During her presentation entitled “How to Build Effective Cross-sector Partnerships”, Helga shared her knowledge and experience through […]
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 […]
- March 2020 Newsletter
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- What’s in a Name: Is Implementation Science Repackaged Process Evaluation?
- Commentary on “What’s in a Name: Is Implementation Science Repackaged Process Evaluation?”
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