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Publication: 04.06.2021

GNC Satellite Event 6 | Nutrition Information Systems: the pandemic, the present and the future (with country insights from Bangladesh)

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23 JUNE  |  14:00 - 14:50 CEST   08:00 - 08:50 EDT

Nutrition Information Systems: the pandemic, the present and the future (with country insights from Bangladesh)

This session presents an overview of the different elements of the NIS Working Group's achievements, and next steps planned. The event shared country experiences from Bangladesh on COVID-19 NIS adaptations with lessons learned from the resumption of nutrition surveys; present the recently-developed IPC acute malnutrition road map; and highlight upcoming NIS initiatives, including IYCF indicators and a standardized assessment method, and innovation on digital diagnosis of acute malnutrition.

Session Agenda

  1. Introduction to NIS WG
  2. NIS adaptation to COVID-19 – Bangladesh Assessment experience
  3. IPC Acute Malnutrition road map
  4. IYCF-E assessment methodology
  5. The future for Child Growth Monitoring
  6. Q&A session


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