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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 How can digital platforms and apps contribute to eradicate food insecurity and malnutrition?5,2522Shaheen Akter26 Mar 2021
Question Call for input to 'Making nutrition an integral part of Universal Health Coverage' Tokyo 20205,7920Tamsin10 May 2019
Question How Nestle penetrates the nutrition community in Africa!!!!!!5,8050Anonymous 225051 May 2019
Discussion Gender 6,2159Sultan Ahmed15 Mar 2019
Question Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development5,4060Abigail 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? 13,6114Melaku Begashaw29 Jan 2019
Discussion ENN and CHIFA6,7501Neil Pakenham-Walsh16 May 2018
Discussion Demande d'information: Interventions / Recherches en permaculture dans les pays en développement 7,5011Elizabeth Westaway30 Oct 2017
Question Possibilités accrues de support Tech RRT pour les organisations individuelles pour les activités de changement de comportement social (SBC)7,9880Andi Kendle25 Sep 2017
Question malnutrition7,2930Anonymous 392524 Sep 2017
Discussion Effects of famine on the elderly8,2337Ann Burgess8 Jun 2017
Question Accountability to Affected People 7,7690Barbara 12 May 2017
Question Academic institutions exploring the humanitarian-development nexus?7,7340Anonymous 318617 Apr 2017
Discussion Standard operating procedures for community nutrition7,5671Odongpiny Charles27 Mar 2017
Question Bridging humanitarian aid and development 7,8460Anonymous 318620 Mar 2017
Discussion WASH-Nutrition Survey: Your Input8,2241Jona13 Mar 2017
Discussion antenatal care9,2846Anonymous 392510 Jan 2017
Question Open consultation: Nutrition and Food Systems8,7470Tamsin8 Nov 2016
Question Nutrition Resources in Portuguese8,5720Regine Kopplow31 Oct 2016
Question A plea for improved knowledge sharing on malnutrition in French for Africa 8,4550Ambarka Youssoufane4 Oct 2016
Discussion Contribute to the new edition of the Sphere Handbook9,2513Marie McGrath30 Sep 2016
Discussion need nutrition resource translation9,6195Hassane4 Aug 2016
Discussion Nutrition content for public health students8,9422Juliana Mandha3 Aug 2016
Discussion Can the private sector tackle undernutrition for the world's poorest?8,8296Vivienne Benson16 Jun 2016
Discussion WASH and nutrition discussion on the SuSanA forum10,7854Tamsin7 Apr 2016
Question NEWS: General Assembly proclaims the Decade of Action on Nutrition8,1140Richmond Aryeetey1 Apr 2016
Discussion Standard Key Messages for Nutrition as soon as any disaster happened9,0412Anonymous 327117 Mar 2016
Discussion Psychosocial factors & the progression to either marasmus or kwashiorkor9,3645Bill Kinsey11 Nov 2015
Discussion Link between malaria and undernutrition8,8881Ben Hobbs3 Nov 2015
Discussion NGO transparencing, funding private sector8,3302Giuseppe Di Giulio14 Jul 2015
Discussion Do stunted mother give birth to stunted children?9,1265Anonymous 288430 Mar 2015
Discussion What are specific nutrition interventions linked to climate change.8,8194Anonymous 287826 Mar 2015
Discussion Field Exchange 48 Syria edition: your views10,8922Marie McGrath1 Dec 2014
Question Nutrition in Emergencies Guidelines for Middle Income Countries8,1030Douglas Jayasekaran4 Nov 2014
Question How can you play your role as a nutritionist in a resource limitted setting?8,6020Francis Xavier Mulwana31 Oct 2014
Discussion Infectious period of Ebola Survivors post-recovery8,7192Genevieve Hutchinson19 Sep 2014
Discussion ENA Vs SUN approaches9,3971Desmond Kamara22 Aug 2014
Discussion Developing multisectoral nutrition planning guidelines10,0433Anonymous 234623 Jul 2014
Question human resources for health and nutrition integration and WASH9,4410Cornelia Wakhanu10 Oct 2013
Question Urban malnutrition - a search for data and programme experiences8,9200Tamsin16 Aug 2012
Question Any information, materials on defining nutrition core competencies and a national nutrition training program?8,8070Noreen M Mucha2 May 2012
Question State of the Humanitarian System Report: Survey. Please contribute.8,8130Tamsin9 Jan 2012
Discussion Sexual abuse and exploitation in beneficiary populations perpetrated by humanitarian workers10,7881Tamsin1 Apr 2011
Discussion Writing a university text book on NIE in Arab and Middle East Region, any suggestions, ideas or information? Thank you 9,9023Osama A. Salih12 Mar 2011
Discussion Transitioning emergency nutrition programmes to development9,3491Anonymous 53525 Jan 2011
Discussion Design framework for CMAM programming12,4006Tamsin13 Dec 2010
Discussion evidence of impact of integrating programming10,0151Victoria 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? 10,7692Tamsin4 Jun 2010