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. Save the Children 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) In this short … Continued

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

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 of child wasting during COVID19. … 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

Webinar: Protecting maternal nutrition in the context of COVID-19

The Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT), the World Food Program (WFP) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in collaboration with the Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition (GTAM) invite you to a webinar on protecting maternal nutrition in the context of COVID-19.  This webinar was held on Thursday 11th June 2020 at 2pm-3.45pm (GMT+2, Geneva time).   The webinar first provides an overview of … Continued

Three webinars: COVID + IYCF, COVID + wasting and COVID + nutrition information in Arabic, English, French and Spanish, coming soon

The Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition (GTAM) and partners bring you a series of webinars to support practitioners with IYCF-E, wasting and nutrition information systems in the COVID-19 context, in English, French, Spanish and Arabic. Le Mechanisme Global pour l’Appui Technique en Nutrition (GTAM) et ses partenaires vous proposent une série de webinaires pour soutenir les praticiens … Continued

Webinar – Child wasting programming in response and preparation to the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences from the field

The Tech RRT, World Vision, the Emergency Nutrition Network, UNICEF in collaboration with the Global Technical Assistance Mechanisms for Nutrition invite you to the webinar “Child wasting programming in response and preparation to the COVID-19 pandemic: experiences from the field” on Thursday 9th April at 2-3.30pm (Geneva time). Please register here, for immediate details on … Continued

The Tech RRT approach to the COVID-19 pandemic

Technical Rapid Response Team (Tech RRT) approach to technical assistance to nutrition emergencies during the COVID-19 pandemic Version 3.0 Date: 27th March 2020 Introduction: The corona virus disease (COVID-19) has been spreading in China since November 2019, extending to neighbouring countries in January 2020 and developing rapidly globally since early March. The Tech RRT Steering … Continued