The GNC Technical Alliance are happy to invite you to another

‘Learning and Sharing Café’ on Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies titled:

“WHO/UNICEF IYCF Indicators: Challenges and opportunities in humanitarian contexts”

24th of November 2021 

at 14:00-15:30 (GMT+1/CET/Geneva Time).


Recording available here.


This webinar is a joint initiative of:

The Infant Feeding in Emergencies Core Group including

UNICEF/ WHO, SMART Initiative and GNC Technical Alliance Technical Support Team

During this Learning and Sharing Café the IFE Core Group and NIS GTWG will:

disseminate the findings and recommendations of the IYCF-E assessment mapping exercise, raise awareness on the updated WHO/UNICEF IYCF indicators, and discuss opportunities challenges and best practices for using the IYCF indicators in emergency contexts. 


In the early months of 2021, the IFE Core Group and the Global Nutrition Information System Technical Working Group with the support of the SMART Initiative agreed to review practices when conducting IYCF-E Assessments and make needed recommendations on consensus-driven evidence for field implementation. Together with the SMART Initiative at Action Against Hunger Canada, Save the Children conducted a mapping exercise focusing on the nutrition clusters, sectors and coordination mechanisms to identify the methodologies used when conducting IYCF-E assessments between February and March 2021.  Among the findings and recommendations of the exercise, the need to better understand how to adapt the WHO/UNICEF IYCF Indicators for emergency and humanitarian contexts and purposes


The Café will be led in English with simultaneous interpretation in French, Spanish and Arabic. 

Any questions then please contact ssegvic@actionagainsthunger.ca   



Photo Credit: Alison Donnelly, Honduras, 2021




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