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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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Discussion Effets de la famine auprès des personnes âgées2237Ann Burgess8 Jun 2017
Question Accountability to Affected People 1690Barbara 12 May 2017
Question Academic institutions exploring the humanitarian-development nexus?1890Anonymous 318617 Apr 2017
Discussion Standard operating procedures for community nutrition2401Odongpiny Charles27 Mar 2017
Question Bridging humanitarian aid and development 2430Anonymous 318620 Mar 2017
Question WASH-Nutrition Survey: Your Input2760Jona13 Mar 2017
Discussion antenatal care4641Anonymous 392510 Jan 2017
Question Open consultation: Nutrition and Food Systems4580Tamsin Walters8 Nov 2016
Question Nutrition Resources in Portuguese5300Regine Kopplow31 Oct 2016
Question A plea for improved knowledge sharing on malnutrition in French for Africa 5150Ambarka Youssoufane4 Oct 2016
Discussion Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere Handbook8913Marie McGrath30 Sep 2016
Discussion need nutrition resource translation9055Hassane4 Aug 2016
Discussion Nutrition content for public health students7362Juliana Mandha3 Aug 2016
Discussion Can the private sector tackle undernutrition for the world's poorest?8785Vivienne Benson16 Jun 2016
Discussion WASH and nutrition discussion on the SuSanA forum1,1293Tamsin Walters7 Apr 2016
Question NEWS: General Assembly proclaims the Decade of Action on Nutrition8260Richmond Aryeetey1 Apr 2016
Discussion Standard Key Messages for Nutrition as soon as any disaster happened9022Anonymous 327117 Mar 2016
Discussion Psychosocial factors & the progression to either marasmus or kwashiorkor1,1195Bill Kinsey11 Nov 2015
Discussion Link between malaria and undernutrition8231Ben Hobbs3 Nov 2015
Discussion NGO transparencing, funding private sector8682Giuseppe Di Giulio14 Jul 2015
Discussion Do stunted mother give birth to stunted children?1,1585Anonymous 288430 Mar 2015
Discussion What are specific nutrition interventions linked to climate change.1,0424Anonymous 287826 Mar 2015
Discussion Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your views2,5462Marie McGrath1 Dec 2014
Question Nutrition in Emergencies Guidelines for Middle Income Countries1,0290Douglas Jayasekaran4 Nov 2014
Question How can you play your role as a nutritionist in a resource limitted setting?8630Francis Xavier Mulwana31 Oct 2014
Discussion Infectious period of Ebola Survivors post-recovery1,1742Genevieve Hutchinson19 Sep 2014
Discussion ENA Vs SUN approaches1,1771Desmond Kamara22 Aug 2014
Discussion Developing multisectoral nutrition planning guidelines1,4453Anonymous 234623 Jul 2014
Question human resources for health and nutrition integration and WASH1,3840Cornelia Wakhanu10 Oct 2013
Question Urban malnutrition - a search for data and programme experiences1,4390Tamsin Walters16 Aug 2012
Question Any information, materials on defining nutrition core competencies and a national nutrition training program?1,4490Anonymous 11912 May 2012
Question State of the Humanitarian System Report: Survey. Please contribute.1,5680Tamsin Walters9 Jan 2012
Discussion Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers2,3131Tamsin Walters1 Apr 2011
Discussion Writing a university text book on NIE in Arab and Middle East Region, any suggestions, ideas or information? Thank you 2,0923Osama A. Salih12 Mar 2011
Discussion Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development1,8891Anonymous 53525 Jan 2011
Discussion Design framework for CMAM programming3,2236Tamsin Walters13 Dec 2010
Discussion evidence of impact of integrating programming1,9661Victoria 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? 2,4512Tamsin Walters4 Jun 2010