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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
Question How can digital platforms and apps contribute to eradicate food insecurity and malnutrition?7330Shaheen Akter26 Mar 2021
Question Call for input to 'Making nutrition an integral part of Universal Health Coverage' Tokyo 20201,9910Tamsin Walters10 May 2019
Question How Nestle penetrates the nutrition community in Africa!!!!!!2,1830Anonymous 225051 May 2019
Discussion Gender 2,6909Sultan Ahmed15 Mar 2019
Question Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development2,0560Abigail 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? 4,6744Melaku Begashaw29 Jan 2019
Discussion ENN and CHIFA3,0621Neil Pakenham-Walsh16 May 2018
Discussion Demande d'information: Interventions / Recherches en permaculture dans les pays en développement 4,0161Elizabeth Westaway30 Oct 2017
Question Possibilités accrues de support Tech RRT pour les organisations individuelles pour les activités de changement de comportement social (SBC)4,3750Andi Kendle25 Sep 2017
Question malnutrition3,8750Anonymous 392524 Sep 2017
Discussion Effects of famine on the elderly4,6167Ann Burgess8 Jun 2017
Question Accountability to Affected People 4,2420Barbara 12 May 2017
Question Academic institutions exploring the humanitarian-development nexus?4,3000Anonymous 318617 Apr 2017
Discussion Standard operating procedures for community nutrition4,1301Odongpiny Charles27 Mar 2017
Question Bridging humanitarian aid and development 4,3630Anonymous 318620 Mar 2017
Discussion WASH-Nutrition Survey: Your Input4,6311Jona13 Mar 2017
Discussion antenatal care5,0915Anonymous 392510 Jan 2017
Question Open consultation: Nutrition and Food Systems5,2020Tamsin Walters8 Nov 2016
Question Nutrition Resources in Portuguese5,0150Regine Kopplow31 Oct 2016
Question A plea for improved knowledge sharing on malnutrition in French for Africa 4,6300Ambarka Youssoufane4 Oct 2016
Discussion Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere Handbook5,5933Marie McGrath30 Sep 2016
Discussion need nutrition resource translation5,8435Hassane4 Aug 2016
Discussion Nutrition content for public health students5,3162Juliana Mandha3 Aug 2016
Discussion Can the private sector tackle undernutrition for the world's poorest?5,2636Vivienne Benson16 Jun 2016
Discussion WASH and nutrition discussion on the SuSanA forum6,8514Tamsin Walters7 Apr 2016
Question NEWS: General Assembly proclaims the Decade of Action on Nutrition4,6990Richmond Aryeetey1 Apr 2016
Discussion Standard Key Messages for Nutrition as soon as any disaster happened5,4042Anonymous 327117 Mar 2016
Discussion Psychosocial factors & the progression to either marasmus or kwashiorkor5,7505Bill Kinsey11 Nov 2015
Discussion Link between malaria and undernutrition5,2401Ben Hobbs3 Nov 2015
Discussion NGO transparencing, funding private sector4,9022Beppe Di Giulio14 Jul 2015
Discussion Do stunted mother give birth to stunted children?5,6055Anonymous 288430 Mar 2015
Discussion What are specific nutrition interventions linked to climate change.5,2734Anonymous 287826 Mar 2015
Discussion Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your views7,2972Marie McGrath1 Dec 2014
Question Nutrition in Emergencies Guidelines for Middle Income Countries4,5530Douglas Jayasekaran4 Nov 2014
Question How can you play your role as a nutritionist in a resource limitted setting?5,3020Francis Xavier Mulwana31 Oct 2014
Discussion Infectious period of Ebola Survivors post-recovery5,2392Genevieve Hutchinson19 Sep 2014
Discussion ENA Vs SUN approaches5,6031Desmond Kamara22 Aug 2014
Discussion Developing multisectoral nutrition planning guidelines6,4073Anonymous 234623 Jul 2014
Question human resources for health and nutrition integration and WASH5,7970Cornelia Wakhanu10 Oct 2013
Question Urban malnutrition - a search for data and programme experiences5,5150Tamsin Walters16 Aug 2012
Question Any information, materials on defining nutrition core competencies and a national nutrition training program?5,3900Noreen M Mucha2 May 2012
Question State of the Humanitarian System Report: Survey. Please contribute.5,4170Tamsin Walters9 Jan 2012
Discussion Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers7,0471Tamsin Walters1 Apr 2011
Discussion Writing a university text book on NIE in Arab and Middle East Region, any suggestions, ideas or information? Thank you 6,4113Osama A. Salih12 Mar 2011
Discussion Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development5,9761Anonymous 53525 Jan 2011
Discussion Design framework for CMAM programming8,4666Tamsin Walters13 Dec 2010
Discussion evidence of impact of integrating programming6,4161Victoria 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? 7,1872Tamsin Walters4 Jun 2010