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TRAINING OPPORTUNITY: Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) in Turkey

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Nicki Connell

Emergency Nutrition Advisor, Save the Children

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14 Aug 2014, 09:33

Dear Colleagues,

Save the Children has secured funding to conduct an Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) training in the MEE region due to an urgent need being identified through the Syria response. This would be the first SC-sponsored IYCF-E training in the MEE Region for Nutrition Advisors/Programme Managers from organisations working in the region. Now the first round of applications is completed SC is delighted to open up the invitation to other organisations. Note there are just 5 places remaining.

Please find details below and make sure you nominate your participants (if you haven’t already) by submitting the attached application form by Wednesday 20th August.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey

Dates: Sunday 28th September – Thursday 2nd October

Attendees: Individuals who manage and implement IYCF-E programmes including Save the Children Nutrition Advisors/ Program Managers, USAID Food for Peace partners, other interested individuals managing IYCF programmes in the region

General agenda (specific agenda to be sent nearer the training date):
• Background and theory of IYCF-E
• International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes
• Introduction to Save the Children’s IYCF-E Toolkit
• IYCF-E in the Syria response (case studies)

Estimated costs (in USD) for Participants for IYCF-E Training in Istanbul, Turkey:
• $970 (hotel for 6 nights at The Kalyon Hotel, Istanbul)
• $60 (visa for US citizen – please verify cost for other nationalities: http://konsolosluk.gov.tr/usa/en/Vize.aspx )
• $120 (dinner @ $20/day for 6 days, lunch will be covered during training)
• Airport Transportation – Ataturk Airport to Hotel: $60-$80 per car, Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Hotel: $160-$190 per car
• Flights – dependent on where participants are traveling from
• Estimated Total: $1,300 + Flights

How to apply: Please request the application form from either Nicki Connell or Britni Burkhardsmeier (contact details below) in the first instance. This application form is to be fully completed by the participant and their Line Manager and submitted by Wednesday 20th August 2014 to the below recipients ONLY:

1. Nicki Connell (nconnell@savechildren.org) - Nutrition Advisor, Emergency Health and Nutrition Team, SCUS
2. Britni Burkhardsmeier (bburkhardsmeier@savechildren.org) – Training Logistics/Admin, SCUS

We look forward to receiving your nominations and seeing you in Turkey!

Many thanks,

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Nicki Connell
Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor
Emergency Health and Nutrition
Save the Children USA
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Mobile: +44 7903 424678
Skype Name: nicki.connell
nconnell@savechildren.org

www.SavetheChildren.org
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Save the Children invests in childhood –
every day, in times of crisis and for our future.

Nicki Connell

Emergency Nutrition Advisor, Save the Children

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19 Aug 2014, 13:01

REMINDER - APPLICATIONS DUE TOMORROW (20th August 2014) FOR THE TRAINING BELOW: IYCF-E Training in Istanbul, Turkey in September/October 2014.

Many thanks!

Nicki Connell


Dear Colleagues,

Save the Children has secured funding to conduct an Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) training in the MEE region due to an urgent need being identified through the Syria response. This would be the first SC-sponsored IYCF-E training in the MEE Region for Nutrition Advisors/Programme Managers from organisations working in the region. Now the first round of applications is completed SC is delighted to open up the invitation to other organisations. Note there are just 5 places remaining.

Please find details below and make sure you nominate your participants (if you haven’t already) by submitting the application form by Wednesday 20th August.

Location: Istanbul, Turkey
Dates: Sunday 28th September – Thursday 2nd October
Attendees: Individuals who manage and implement IYCF-E programmes including Save the Children Nutrition Advisors/ Program Managers, USAID Food for Peace partners, other interested individuals managing IYCF programmes in the region

General agenda (specific agenda to be sent nearer the training date):
• Background and theory of IYCF-E
• International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes
• Introduction to Save the Children’s IYCF-E Toolkit
• IYCF-E in the Syria response (case studies)
Estimated costs (in USD) for Participants for IYCF-E Training in Istanbul, Turkey:
• $970 (hotel for 6 nights at The Kalyon Hotel, Istanbul)
• $60 (visa for US citizen – please verify cost for other nationalities: http://konsolosluk.gov.tr/usa/en/Vize.aspx )
• $120 (dinner @ $20/day for 6 days, lunch will be covered during training)
• Airport Transportation – Ataturk Airport to Hotel: $60-$80 per car, Sabiha Gokcen Airport to Hotel: $160-$190 per car
• Flights – dependent on where participants are traveling from
• Estimated Total: $1,300 + Flights

How to apply: Please request the application form from either Nicki Connell or Britni Burkhardsmeier (contact details below) in the first instance. This application form is to be fully completed by the participant and their Line Manager and submitted by Wednesday 20th August 2014 to the below recipients ONLY:

1. Nicki Connell (nconnell@savechildren.org) - Nutrition Advisor, Emergency Health and Nutrition Team, SCUS
2. Britni Burkhardsmeier (bburkhardsmeier@savechildren.org) – Training Logistics/Admin, SCUS
We look forward to receiving your nominations and seeing you in Turkey!

Many thanks,

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Nicki Connell
Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor
Emergency Health and Nutrition
Save the Children USA
----------
Mobile: +44 7903 424678
Skype Name: nicki.connell
nconnell@savechildren.org

www.SavetheChildren.org
----------
Save the Children invests in childhood –
every day, in times of crisis and for our future.

Abeer

Nutrition project officer / save the children

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9 Nov 2014, 09:41

actually i missed this training but i really need nutrition training in the coming period or 2015 .

many thanks ,
Abeer

Nicki Connell

Emergency Nutrition Advisor, Save the Children

Normal user

10 Nov 2014, 15:46

Dear Abeer

Sorry you missed the training this time. Please keep an eye out during 2015 on en-net and the GNC website where we will post future trainings, if we obtain further funding.

Meanwhile please find Save the Children's IYCF-E Toolkit (around which this training was based) online here:

https://sites.google.com/site/stcehn/documents/iycf-e-toolkit

Many thanks,

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Nicki Connell
Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor
Emergency Health and Nutrition
Save the Children USA
----------
Mobile: +44 7903 424678
Skype Name: nicki.connell
nconnell@savechildren.org

www.SavetheChildren.org
----------
Save the Children invests in childhood –
every day, in times of crisis and for our future.


Abeer

Nutrition project officer / save the children

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11 Nov 2014, 11:13

thank you dear i will look for 2015 , i am a staff with save the children Yemen as nutrition officer for that i need nutrition training in general .

best,
Abeer

Anne Thiringi

Nutrition project officer

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22 Jan 2015, 20:05

i am a nutrition officer with SCI, in kenya interested in attending this training,are there plans to conduct some of the trainings in or near kenya ?

Nicki Connell

Emergency Nutrition Advisor, Save the Children

Normal user

23 Jan 2015, 12:07

Dear Anne

We are working to secure funding to hold an IYCF-E training in East Africa early this year. Once we have confirmation you will receive an invitation via your Country Office and the opportunity will also be shared with relevant others who may wish to attend. Thank you for your interest!

Many thanks

Nicki Connell
Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor
Emergency Health and Nutrition
Save the Children USA
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Namesius

Dietitian

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23 Jan 2015, 12:27

Thanks for the orginizers for the training hopes to have one based in Africa. 2015 it is my year I gonna keep eyes open.
Thanks in advance,
Namesius

Mohamed Barre

Nutrition Project Manager

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23 Jan 2015, 16:57

Dear Nicke,
SOVA NGO is implementing nutrition program such as TSFP,BSFP,and OTP and community based activities such as NHHP and IYCF therefore interested this IYCF training in TURKEY and our operational areas are in Somalia so can we participate?

Nicki Connell

Emergency Nutrition Advisor, Save the Children

Normal user

26 Jan 2015, 09:24

Dear Mohamed

The IYCF-E training to be held in East Africa will be advertised once funding is secured so you will have an opportunity to apply at that stage. Please keep an eye out for the invitation here on en-net as well as other nutrition forums.

Thanks you for your interest!

Nicki Connell
Humanitarian Nutrition Advisor
Emergency Health and Nutrition
Save the Children USA
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