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Marie McGrath

Role: Forum moderator
Position: ENN
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Date joined: 1/21/2009
Email address: marie@ennonline.net

Co-Director of the ENN since 2004. Co-editor of the ENNs publication, Field Exchange, established in Trinity College Dublin in 1996. Coordinator of the IFE Core Group, an interagency collaboration on infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IFE). Involved in developing policy guidance, training and resources, facilitating meetings on IFE and research (particular interest: the management of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months (MAMI) Project).

Questions

TopicForum areaDate posted
Measuring infants < 6 months of age - trainingAssessment29 April 2009
Precision of equipment to assess infants in surveysAssessment21 December 2009
Nutrition in Emergencies Training Network (NIETN)Announcements & Nutritionists needed5 January 2010
Challenges of implementing policy guidance in different emergency contextsInfant and young child feeding interventions26 April 2010
Your opinion sought on draft guidance to regulate marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental FoodsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition19 April 2011
THERAPEUTIC MILK - new sachet/carton sizesPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition2 August 2011
UNICEF HQ, nNew York, Consultant. Nutrition Specialist (Emergencies) soughtAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed14 September 2011
MUAC and WHZ as indicators of SAM - ENN produced report availableAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed22 March 2013
UNHCR call for expression of interest for a partnership on an IYCF friendly framework for action for refugee situationsAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed5 November 2013
Should you recommend wet nursing in HIV prevalent areas where replacement feeding is not safe but there is no HIV testing available?Infant and young child feeding interventions4 December 2013
Vitamin D supplementation in infantsMicronutrients25 March 2014
Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your viewsCross-cutting issues1 December 2014
Free LSHTM online course on Ebola: registration openAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed4 December 2014
Irish Aid Senior Nutrition Advisor (Africa based)Announcements & Nutritionists needed13 January 2016
WHO Zika and breastfeeding interim guidanceInfant and young child feeding interventions25 February 2016
Your input into strategic review of child health programming needed urgentlyPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition25 April 2016
Your input into strategic review of child health programming needed urgentlyScaling Up Nutrition (SUN)25 April 2016
Assessment of infants under 6 months in surveyManagement of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months5 May 2016
IYCF-E Global Technical Support Cell service now availableInfant and young child feeding interventions13 May 2016
Feedback on interim guidance on IYCF in transit in EuropeInfant and young child feeding interventions18 May 2016
Perceptions of SAM treatment amongst infants under 6 months Management of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months26 May 2016
HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions8 June 2016
HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition9 June 2016
HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesScaling Up Nutrition (SUN)9 June 2016
Policies and guidance on HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions20 June 2016
Provide input on how business can support children in emergenciesHumanitarian systems2 July 2016
Provide Input on How Business can Support Children in EmergenciesScaling Up Nutrition (SUN)2 July 2016
How can business support children in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions2 July 2016
WHO updates on HIV and infant feeding guideline now availableInfant and young child feeding interventions1 August 2016
How best to find dietary gaps in micronutrients in a populationFood assistance11 August 2016
Climate Preparedness Officer for East/Southern Africa (P4)/WHOAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed1 September 2016
Complementary feeding in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions26 September 2016
Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere HandbookCross-cutting issues30 September 2016
Contribute to Sphere handbook updateCoverage assessment30 September 2016
Contribute to Sphere handbook updatePrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition30 September 2016
Contribute to Sphere handbook updatePrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition30 September 2016
Contribute to Sphere handbook updateMicronutrients30 September 2016
Contribute to Sphere handbook updateLivelihoods interventions30 September 2016
Counselling and support of breastfeeding in emergencies - have YOUR sayInfant and young child feeding interventions21 April 2017
Ebola virus disease outbreak in DRCInfant and young child feeding interventions17 May 2017

Replies

TopicForum areaDate posted
Sampling Assessment25 February 2009
Prevalence of moderate malnutrition in infantsInfant and young child feeding interventions25 February 2009
Treatment of Preg/Lact women with F100/RUTF?Prevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition4 March 2009
Is there a protocol/algorithm developed for the management of children who fail to respond to treatment in Supplementary feeding programme.Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition20 March 2009
Assessing 'FASS' criteria in order to appropriately target BMSInfant and young child feeding interventions20 March 2009
Assessing 'FASS' criteria in order to appropriately target BMSInfant and young child feeding interventions20 March 2009
Feeding children older than 6 months with severe cleft palatInfant and young child feeding interventions22 March 2009
Implementation of blanket SFP for 6-24 months alongside existing targeted SFP for 6-59 monthsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition25 March 2009
Therapeutic feeding for infant younger than 6 month with HIV positive care giverPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition7 July 2009
Integrating CMAM and IYCFPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition16 July 2009
IYCF TrainingsInfant and young child feeding interventions16 July 2009
Integrating CMAM and IYCFPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition16 July 2009
Plumpy doz for chronic malnutrition preventionPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition10 August 2009
Cholera and Nutrition Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition10 August 2009
Precision of equipment to assess infants in surveysAssessment22 December 2009
IEC/BCC materialsInfant and young child feeding interventions6 January 2010
Breastfeeding and its benefitsInfant and young child feeding interventions7 January 2010
Discharge criteria for SAM infants <6m who are not breastfed?Prevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition26 May 2010
Positive Deviant Hearth ModelInfant and young child feeding interventions1 June 2010
Sample size for IYCF assessment based on Step-by-step guideAssessment30 June 2010
breastfeeding Infant and young child feeding interventions19 August 2010
Sample size for IYCF assessment based on Step-by-step guideAssessment24 September 2010
Age groups when reporting nutrition survey resultsAssessment24 September 2010
Age groups when reporting nutrition survey resultsAssessment24 September 2010
IYCF training guide for community workers or any volunteersInfant and young child feeding interventions4 November 2010
Ready to Use Infant FormulaInfant and young child feeding interventions10 December 2010
Sample size calculation on IYCF indicators in small scale surveyInfant and young child feeding interventions23 December 2010
Nestle Boycott - is it working?Infant and young child feeding interventions5 January 2011
Breastfeeding problems and food supplements. Any association?Infant and young child feeding interventions16 February 2011
Breastfeeding problems and food supplements. Any association?Infant and young child feeding interventions18 February 2011
Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workersCross-cutting issues1 April 2011
Kitchen Gardens - do they work?Infant and young child feeding interventions18 April 2011
Integrating CMAM and IYCFPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition19 April 2011
Your opinion sought on draft guidance to regulate marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental FoodsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition19 April 2011
Your opinion sought on draft guidance to regulate marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental FoodsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition20 April 2011
Your opinion sought on draft guidance to regulate marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental FoodsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition21 April 2011
What is the correct population percentage proportion to use when consider 0-5 years in developing countries?Assessment7 June 2011
What is the correct population percentage proportion to use when consider 0-5 years in developing countries?Assessment8 June 2011
Treatment of infants <6m with SAM in the community?Prevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition14 June 2011
market foods for under 5sInfant and young child feeding interventions4 August 2011
Your opinion sought on draft guidance to regulate marketing of Ready to Use Supplemental FoodsPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition17 January 2012
How long should a baby be exclusively breastfed? Infant and young child feeding interventions24 May 2012
Comparison of MUAC and W/H Prevalence?Assessment20 June 2012
Protocols for Growth falteringPrevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition8 August 2012
monitoring and evaluating the integration of IYCF into CMAMInfant and young child feeding interventions16 August 2012
Breast Feeding CornerInfant and young child feeding interventions21 September 2012
New NIE Course Date Announced by Makerere UniversityUpcoming trainings31 January 2013
Bioavailability of micronutrients in breast milkInfant and young child feeding interventions4 March 2013
failing an appetite testPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition29 October 2013
UNHCR call for expression of interest for a partnership on an IYCF friendly framework for action for refugee situationsAnnouncements & Nutritionists needed5 November 2013
Should you recommend wet nursing in HIV prevalent areas where replacement feeding is not safe but there is no HIV testing available?Infant and young child feeding interventions5 December 2013
Should you recommend wet nursing in HIV prevalent areas where replacement feeding is not safe but there is no HIV testing available?Infant and young child feeding interventions13 December 2013
What to do with expired infant formula?Infant and young child feeding interventions27 January 2014
Inclusion of children with cngenital diseases in the management of acute malnutritionPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition20 February 2014
Inclusion of children with cngenital diseases in the management of acute malnutritionPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition21 February 2014
Recording low birth weight and considering it in SAM diagnosis of infants under 6 monthsManagement of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months11 April 2014
SMART advocacy.SMART vs other methodsAssessment13 August 2014
Body composition to measure malnutritionPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition13 August 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions14 August 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions29 August 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions4 September 2014
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition4 September 2014
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition5 September 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions19 September 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions19 September 2014
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition19 September 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions20 September 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions22 September 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions1 October 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions2 October 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions2 October 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions2 October 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions3 October 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions12 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions13 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions17 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions18 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions18 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions18 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions19 November 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions22 December 2014
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition22 December 2014
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions23 January 2015
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition30 January 2015
What should be the nutritional support to adult patients with Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in treatment centres in West Africa?Prevention and treatment of moderate acute malnutrition27 May 2015
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions27 May 2015
growth monitoringAssessment2 June 2015
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions22 June 2015
Which quantity of infant formula for SAM <6m?Management of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months28 July 2015
Infant feeding and the European refugee crisisInfant and young child feeding interventions4 September 2015
Infant feeding and the European refugee crisisInfant and young child feeding interventions7 September 2015
Infant feeding and the European refugee crisisInfant and young child feeding interventions11 September 2015
Sources of Ready to Use Infant FormulaInfant and young child feeding interventions1 October 2015
Infant feeding and the European refugee crisisInfant and young child feeding interventions1 October 2015
IYCF IndexAssessment9 October 2015
Breastfeeding Tent PictureInfant and young child feeding interventions21 November 2015
Breastfeeding Tent PictureInfant and young child feeding interventions23 November 2015
Breastfeeding Tent PictureInfant and young child feeding interventions24 November 2015
Breastfeeding Tent PictureInfant and young child feeding interventions24 November 2015
On-line trainings?Other thematic area2 December 2015
DiabetesOther thematic area2 December 2015
WHO Zika and breastfeeding interim guidanceInfant and young child feeding interventions18 March 2016
Infant feeding and Ebola OutbreakInfant and young child feeding interventions18 March 2016
WHO Zika and breastfeeding interim guidanceInfant and young child feeding interventions18 March 2016
Your input into strategic review of child health programming needed urgentlyPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition28 April 2016
Your input into strategic review of child health programming needed urgentlyScaling Up Nutrition (SUN)28 April 2016
Feedback on interim guidance on IYCF in transit in EuropeInfant and young child feeding interventions20 May 2016
Feedback on interim guidance on IYCF in transit in EuropeInfant and young child feeding interventions24 May 2016
Feedback on interim guidance on IYCF in transit in EuropeInfant and young child feeding interventions2 June 2016
Provide input on how business can support children in emergenciesHumanitarian systems3 July 2016
HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions8 July 2016
Adolescent NutritionOther thematic area18 July 2016
Adolescent NutritionOther thematic area18 July 2016
HIV and infant feeding in emergenciesInfant and young child feeding interventions19 July 2016
Nutritional rehabilitation of MAM infants under 6 months admitted with an illnessManagement of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months2 August 2016
Nutrition content for public health studentsCross-cutting issues10 August 2016
need nutrition resource translationCross-cutting issues10 August 2016
screening criteria for Low birth weight children in malnutritionManagement of acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months26 September 2016
Prepartion of ReSoMal when there is no CMVPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition30 September 2016
RUTF in G6PD childrenPrevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition6 October 2016
Who is delivering IYCF-E on the ground (ie baby tents etc) in HaitiInfant and young child feeding interventions13 October 2016
How long to continue RUTF for SAM children enrolled in OTP?Prevention and treatment of severe acute malnutrition14 October 2016
antenatal careCross-cutting issues11 January 2017
Ebola virus disease outbreak in DRCInfant and young child feeding interventions17 May 2017