What does the science tell us? Amazing repository of the latest publications on COVID-19 and nutrition available for all

Creator: Naeblys | Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto It is not easy to remain up-to-date on the scientific information that is coming out on COVID-19, maternal and child health, and nutrition. This is why the Emergency Response and Recovery Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Atlanta, from Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health are working on sharing the latest … Continued

Principles and questions for consideration before deploying Tech RRT Advisors during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Tech RRT team have released the document “Principles and questions for consideration before deploying Tech RRT Advisors during the COVID-19 pandemic” to support decision making for deployments during the pandemic. Following the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 governments and global institutions put in place border controls and travel restrictions in order … Continued

Counseling Package on Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19 Available Now!

Photo Credit UNICEF/UNI329167/Ijazah UNICEF have recently released a Counselling Package on Infant and Young Child Feeding in the Context of COVID-19 in over 10 different languages. An amazing resource for the Tech RRT, Tech RRT partners and any practitioners working with IYCF-E during these challenges times. More information below from UNICEF. The Tech RRT team … Continued

Submission of Case Studies for Webinars: Best practices and experiences in implementing IYCF-E programming and/or IYCF-E in the context of the COVID 19 Pandemic

Photo credit: UNICEF / Frank Dejongh On behalf of the Webinars Sub-Group, positioned within the IFE Core Group to support the GTAM Programme Adaptation Team (PAT) , we would like to encourage regional bureaus and country offices to share their best practices in supporting IYCF-E programmes and during the COVID 19 pandemic. A series of … Continued

Does your organisation need remote support to improve nutrition outcomes?

The Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) has advisors with expertise in CMAM, IYCF-E, SBC, Assessments and Surveillance, who are available to provide remote support to individual organisations or the collective nutrition response. The Tech RRT can provide support to both COVID-19 related nutrition responses and other activities aimed at improving nutrition outcomes. Whilst COVID-19 … Continued

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

The vision for MAMI is that every infant under 6 months is nutritionally assessed and appropriately supported to survive and thrive, at every community and health-service contact. This video was developed by Save the Children in collaboration with GOAL, with financial support from Eleanor Crook Foundation (ECF) and technical support from the MAMI Global Network. Save … Continued

Adaptations in the management of child wasting in the context of COVID-19

Photo Credit: Action Against Hunger-USA Action Against Hunger-USA, with UNICEF and the US Centers for Disease Control, is conducting a new project in which organizations around the world are coming together to systematically document, analyze and synthesize information related to adaptations (such as reduced dosage, iCCM+Nut, Family MUAC, etc.) made to outpatient facilities, community-based programs, and community health worker platforms in the management … Continued

Webinar – Supporting CHWs to treat uncomplicated wasting in the context of COVID-19: presentation of a new toolkit

Photo credit: Alan Winslow The Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) and partners invite you a webinar to present the recently released toolkit for CHW community-based treatment of uncomplicated wasting for children 6-59 months in the context of COVID-19. The webinar took place on Wednesday 29th July 2020 at 14:00-15:30 Geneva time. Slides and recording … Continued

Webinar – Wasting Case Detection in the Context of COVID-19

Photo credit: UNICEF Fauzan Ijazah The Tech RRT and the SMART Initiative are pleased to invite you to a practical yet data-driven review of different anthropometric approaches for wasting case detection in the COVID-19 context.  This webinar was done on Monday 27th July 2020 at 14:00-15:45 (Geneva time).   As countries have begun adapting their programming in the context … Continued