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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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Question How can digital platforms and apps contribute to eradicate food insecurity and malnutrition?5920Shaheen Akter26 Mar 2021
Question Call for input to 'Making nutrition an integral part of Universal Health Coverage' Tokyo 20201,8400Tamsin Walters10 May 2019
Question How Nestle penetrates the nutrition community in Africa!!!!!!2,0410Anonymous 225051 May 2019
Discussion Gender 2,5309Sultan Ahmed15 Mar 2019
Question Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development1,9120Abigail Beeson17 Feb 2019
Discussion Despite having worse wasting level and similar stunting level, why South Asia have less under five mortality than Sub Saharan Africa? 3,2524Melaku Begashaw29 Jan 2019
Discussion ENN and CHIFA2,9111Neil Pakenham-Walsh16 May 2018
Discussion Demande d'information: Interventions / Recherches en permaculture dans les pays en développement 3,8491Elizabeth Westaway30 Oct 2017
Question Possibilités accrues de support Tech RRT pour les organisations individuelles pour les activités de changement de comportement social (SBC)4,2290Andi Kendle25 Sep 2017
Question malnutrition3,7080Anonymous 392524 Sep 2017
Discussion Effects of famine on the elderly4,4397Ann Burgess8 Jun 2017
Question Accountability to Affected People 4,1060Barbara 12 May 2017
Question Academic institutions exploring the humanitarian-development nexus?4,1670Anonymous 318617 Apr 2017
Discussion Standard operating procedures for community nutrition3,9741Odongpiny Charles27 Mar 2017
Question Bridging humanitarian aid and development 4,2100Anonymous 318620 Mar 2017
Discussion WASH-Nutrition Survey: Your Input4,4861Jona13 Mar 2017
Discussion antenatal care4,9205Anonymous 392510 Jan 2017
Question Open consultation: Nutrition and Food Systems4,9970Tamsin Walters8 Nov 2016
Question Nutrition Resources in Portuguese4,8570Regine Kopplow31 Oct 2016
Question A plea for improved knowledge sharing on malnutrition in French for Africa 4,4800Ambarka Youssoufane4 Oct 2016
Discussion Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere Handbook5,4113Marie McGrath30 Sep 2016
Discussion need nutrition resource translation5,6505Hassane4 Aug 2016
Discussion Nutrition content for public health students5,1422Juliana Mandha3 Aug 2016
Discussion Can the private sector tackle undernutrition for the world's poorest?5,0856Vivienne Benson16 Jun 2016
Discussion WASH and nutrition discussion on the SuSanA forum6,6044Tamsin Walters7 Apr 2016
Question NEWS: General Assembly proclaims the Decade of Action on Nutrition4,5530Richmond Aryeetey1 Apr 2016
Discussion Standard Key Messages for Nutrition as soon as any disaster happened5,2092Anonymous 327117 Mar 2016
Discussion Psychosocial factors & the progression to either marasmus or kwashiorkor5,5895Bill Kinsey11 Nov 2015
Discussion Link between malaria and undernutrition5,0771Ben Hobbs3 Nov 2015
Discussion NGO transparencing, funding private sector4,7462Beppe Di Giulio14 Jul 2015
Discussion Do stunted mother give birth to stunted children?5,4495Anonymous 288430 Mar 2015
Discussion What are specific nutrition interventions linked to climate change.5,1234Anonymous 287826 Mar 2015
Discussion Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your views7,1292Marie McGrath1 Dec 2014
Question Nutrition in Emergencies Guidelines for Middle Income Countries4,4160Douglas Jayasekaran4 Nov 2014
Question How can you play your role as a nutritionist in a resource limitted setting?5,1740Francis Xavier Mulwana31 Oct 2014
Discussion Infectious period of Ebola Survivors post-recovery5,0822Genevieve Hutchinson19 Sep 2014
Discussion ENA Vs SUN approaches5,3591Desmond Kamara22 Aug 2014
Discussion Developing multisectoral nutrition planning guidelines6,2173Anonymous 234623 Jul 2014
Question human resources for health and nutrition integration and WASH5,6190Cornelia Wakhanu10 Oct 2013
Question Urban malnutrition - a search for data and programme experiences5,3690Tamsin Walters16 Aug 2012
Question Any information, materials on defining nutrition core competencies and a national nutrition training program?5,2420Noreen M Mucha2 May 2012
Question State of the Humanitarian System Report: Survey. Please contribute.5,2740Tamsin Walters9 Jan 2012
Discussion Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers6,8751Tamsin Walters1 Apr 2011
Discussion Writing a university text book on NIE in Arab and Middle East Region, any suggestions, ideas or information? Thank you 6,2643Osama A. Salih12 Mar 2011
Discussion Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development5,8401Anonymous 53525 Jan 2011
Discussion Design framework for CMAM programming8,2606Tamsin Walters13 Dec 2010
Discussion evidence of impact of integrating programming6,2451Victoria 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? 6,9952Tamsin Walters4 Jun 2010