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Supporting non-breastfed children as part of an Ebola Response

This case study developed by the GNC Technical Alliance documents the DRC’s experience of supporting non-breastfed children during an Ebola Virus Disease epidemic to inform future guidance and programming in this gap area. The case study was developed through a desk review of available resources…

Standard Operating Procedure for Emergency Response Teams

This IYCF-E SOP was developed to illustrate what steps to take and when to take them during the first year of an IYCF-E response. The SOP is intended to implement actions and recommendations reflected  in the Operational Guidance on Infant Feeding in Emergencies (OG-IFE). The purpose of this SOP…

IYCF Programming in the context of COVID-19

Save the Children and the TechRRT with input from the IFE Core Group have developed an IYCF/IYCF-E program adaptation tool for use in the context of COVID-19. This tool will assist program implementers in determining scale up/scale down of IYCF/IYCF-E activities in response to COVID-19, at national…

Supportive Spaces for Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies: Technical Brief

In 2019, the Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition (GTAM) examined technical challenges commonly faced by Nutrition in Emergencies (NiE) practitioners and the gaps in knowledge and gui­dance contributing to these challenges. A lack of clarity amongst practi­tioners on differences…

IMC: Nutrition Programming-Adjusting to COVID-19 guidance

Produced by International Medical Corps, this guidance document outlines adaptations to global nutrition programming during the COVID-19 pandemic. The document summarizes key global recommendations made for community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), infant and young-child feeding…

Guidance on financial and in-kind contributions from the food and beverage industry in emergency context

The brief outlines some key considerations when working on nutrition in humanitarian contexts around accepting financial contributions or contributions in-kind from the food and beverage sector. Agencies who have not yet, but would like to endorse this guidance should contact the GTAM Coordination…

Management of At-risk Mothers and Infants under 6 months (MAMI): experiences from community programming

We would like to share with you a new video on experiences of using the MAMI Tool for programming (for MAMI Tool see: https://www.ennonline.net/c-mami). The vision for MAMI is that every infant under 6 months is nutritionally assessed and appropriately supported to survive and thrive, at every…

Breastfeeding and COVID-19 Scientific Brief 23 June 2020

In this June 2020 published scientific brief, WHO recommends that mothers with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should be encouraged to initiate or continue to breastfeed. Mothers should be counselled that the benefits of breastfeeding substantially outweigh the potential risks for transmission.…

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