A theme that has emerged consistently in interviews with professionals from past Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreaks is the difficulty in knowing how to provide nutritional care in Ebola Treatment Units (ETUs); particularly, what type of nutritional care is feasible and how it can be balanced with the other clinical demands of a high-risk zone. The lack of…


The April newsletter is out.

We were unable to send the newsletter out for a few months, so inside this issue, we have quite a lot to share so don't scroll too quickly. The top story for this newsletter is the Türkiye / Syria earthquake that struck on 6 February and the resulting devastation that will continue for some time. You will also find links to…


Global Thematic Working Groups (GTWGs), provide a platform for developing timely consensus-driven stop-gap guidance in response to key technical gaps identified by the Alliance. Thematic areas covered by the GTWGs currently include child wasting prevention and treatment, Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE), Nutrition Information Systems (NIS),…


In today’s modern warfare, there is an increased risk of chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear weapons use and of nuclear emergencies due to damage to existing nuclear power plants. Most international agencies and ministries of health have guidelines for the general population about what to do in the event of a Chemical, Biological, Radiological and…


March is a month of reflection upon women’s rights – a time when individuals, groups and organisations translate their hopes for gender parity into calls-to-action. In the nutrition sphere, there are several aspects that negatively impact the health and nutrition of women and girls due to oppressive gender norms and gender-based violence (GBV). One such aspect…

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