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Cross-cutting issues

The purpose of this forum area is to launch broader discussions of relevance to the humanitarian nutrition community and provide space for subjects that don’t fit easily into one thematic area. Topics are likely to be less technical or ‘Q&A’ in nature. It is unlikely that discussions will reach precise answers but perhaps a consensus or dichotomy of opinions, which may spur some ideas for progress and new areas of work or research. A discussion may be initiated by anyone and should have some topicality. Anyone who initiates a discussion can write at any length about a subject although the briefer and more succinct the entry the more likely it will be to encourage a response. Examples of broad discussion topics are: how the media has covered the Haiti earthquake response or whether the cluster system as part of the humanitarian reform process has improved emergency nutrition responses.

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 TopicViewsRepliesAuthorPosted
Discussion Effets de la famine auprès des personnes âgées1507Ann Burgess8 Jun 2017
Question Accountability to Affected People 990Barbara 12 May 2017
Question Academic institutions exploring the humanitarian-development nexus?1290Anonymous 318617 Apr 2017
Discussion Standard operating procedures for community nutrition1831Odongpiny Charles27 Mar 2017
Question Bridging humanitarian aid and development 1940Anonymous 318620 Mar 2017
Question WASH-Nutrition Survey: Your Input1980Jona13 Mar 2017
Discussion antenatal care3811Anonymous 392510 Jan 2017
Question Open consultation: Nutrition and Food Systems3780Tamsin Walters8 Nov 2016
Question Nutrition Resources in Portuguese4350Regine Kopplow31 Oct 2016
Question A plea for improved knowledge sharing on malnutrition in French for Africa 4480Ambarka Youssoufane4 Oct 2016
Discussion Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere Handbook7933Marie McGrath30 Sep 2016
Discussion need nutrition resource translation7845Hassane4 Aug 2016
Discussion Nutrition content for public health students6452Juliana Mandha3 Aug 2016
Discussion Can the private sector tackle undernutrition for the world's poorest?7635Vivienne Benson16 Jun 2016
Discussion WASH and nutrition discussion on the SuSanA forum1,0203Tamsin Walters7 Apr 2016
Question NEWS: General Assembly proclaims the Decade of Action on Nutrition7520Richmond Aryeetey1 Apr 2016
Discussion Standard Key Messages for Nutrition as soon as any disaster happened8202Anonymous 327117 Mar 2016
Discussion Psychosocial factors & the progression to either marasmus or kwashiorkor1,0315Bill Kinsey11 Nov 2015
Discussion Link between malaria and undernutrition7511Ben Hobbs3 Nov 2015
Discussion NGO transparencing, funding private sector7792Giuseppe Di Giulio14 Jul 2015
Discussion Do stunted mother give birth to stunted children?1,0565Anonymous 288430 Mar 2015
Discussion What are specific nutrition interventions linked to climate change.9654Anonymous 287826 Mar 2015
Discussion Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your views2,4042Marie McGrath1 Dec 2014
Question Nutrition in Emergencies Guidelines for Middle Income Countries9490Douglas Jayasekaran4 Nov 2014
Question How can you play your role as a nutritionist in a resource limitted setting?7960Francis Xavier Mulwana31 Oct 2014
Discussion Infectious period of Ebola Survivors post-recovery1,0842Genevieve Hutchinson19 Sep 2014
Discussion ENA Vs SUN approaches1,1021Desmond Kamara22 Aug 2014
Discussion Developing multisectoral nutrition planning guidelines1,3523Anonymous 234623 Jul 2014
Question human resources for health and nutrition integration and WASH1,3010Cornelia Wakhanu10 Oct 2013
Question Urban malnutrition - a search for data and programme experiences1,3520Tamsin Walters16 Aug 2012
Question Any information, materials on defining nutrition core competencies and a national nutrition training program?1,3880Anonymous 11912 May 2012
Question State of the Humanitarian System Report: Survey. Please contribute.1,4990Tamsin Walters9 Jan 2012
Discussion Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers2,2261Tamsin Walters1 Apr 2011
Discussion Writing a university text book on NIE in Arab and Middle East Region, any suggestions, ideas or information? Thank you 1,9953Osama A. Salih12 Mar 2011
Discussion Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development1,8181Anonymous 53525 Jan 2011
Discussion Design framework for CMAM programming3,1046Tamsin Walters13 Dec 2010
Discussion evidence of impact of integrating programming1,8871Victoria Sibson18 Nov 2010
Discussion How fair and accurate was the media coverage of the Haiti crisis? Should we, as a sector, try to hold the media to greater account? How could we do this? 2,3362Tamsin Walters4 Jun 2010