Keyword: Nutrition surveys
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The Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance II Project (FANTA-2) has recently released new guidance material on survey sampling in emergencies. .
Issue 37, November 2009 (page 24)
This article highlights the potential benefit, resource needs and constraints of applying Geographical Information Systems (GIS) analysis to a conventional nutritional survey dataset in a developing country or an emergency context.
Issue 26, November 2005 (page 30)
Summary of research.
Issue 45, May 2013 (page 12)
An Appeal for a Development Programme by MSF Spain in Mandera District, Kenya.
Issue 7, July 1999 (page 12)
Perinatal mortality and birth-weight reflect the quality of the intrauterine environment and complications of birth.
Issue 9, March 2000 (page 16)
Summary of analysis.
Issue 37, November 2009 (page 14)
Following the onset of drought in Mongo
District, Guerra Region of Chad, in April 2012
the International Rescue Committee (IRC)
began supporting the Ministry of Health (MOH) in
delivering a community-based management of
acute malnutrition programme (CMAM) for the
treatment of severe acute malnutrition (SAM).
Issue 45, May 2013 (page 24)
Save the Children UK has developed a comprehensive training manual to provide training on how to use EPI INFO specifically to analyse data from nutrition surveys.
Issue 19, July 2003 (page 19)
The 2001 harvest in Malawi was particularly poor and it was recognised by June/July that there would be a substantial maize deficit. Furthermore the grain reserve had been sold off, and the money from this reserve was ‘missing’.
Issue 24, March 2005 (page 20)
This article describes the experiences of a Swiss-based NGO, Tdh Fondation, on maternal and child nutrition programming in Bangladesh, and their observations around the impact of the food price crisis.
Issue 36, July 2009 (page 28)
This article shares the challenges of conducting a survey of the health, nutrition and livelihood conditions of Iraqi Refugees living amongst the local population in the North East of Syria.
Issue 39, September 2010 (page 26)
Guidelines on nutritional survey methodologies currently stipulate that children between 6 to 59 months should be surveyed.
Issue 9, March 2000 (page 15)
Field practitioners in humanitarian settings often face challenges analysing and interpreting the results of nutrition surveys.
Issue 39, September 2010 (page 38)
The International Nutrition Foundation (INF), in collaboration with the United Nations University (UNU) with funding from the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) will establish the Iron Deficiency Project Advisory Service (IDPAS).
Issue 12, April 2001 (page 10)
Summary of evaluations.
Issue 18, March 2003 (page 23)
Acción contra el Hambre España (ACFE) has been working in Gao and Kidal, two regions in northern Mali, since 1996.
Issue 33, June 2008 (page 15)
Summary of research.
Issue 32, January 2008 (page 7)
Save the Children Fund (SCF UK) has been working in Bangladesh since the Bhola cyclone of 1970.
Issue 6, February 1999 (page 12)
The following is based on a face to face interview conducted by Carmel Dolan (ENN)
with Mélody Tondeur and Sarah Style, two team members of an ENN technical assistance
project to UNHCR , who oversaw surveys in Dadaab camps in Kenya during the
height of the crisis in 2011. It describes their personal experiences in carrying out the
surveys and their views on approaching large scale emergency refugee situations. Both
Mélody and Sarah now work with UNHCR.
Issue 44, December 2012 (page 44)
This article presents a pilot study1 conducted in Somaliland by the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation Food Security Analysis Unit, (FAO/FSAU). It uses the Lot Quality Assurance Sampling (LQAS) method to assess the nutritional situation and compares the results to a 30x30 cluster survey conducted simultaneously in the same sample population.
Issue 33, June 2008 (page 27)
Kohistan is one of the most remote districts of Faryab Province in Afghanistan. It is in the south of the province bordering Badghis and Ghor provinces and is an eight-hour car journey from the provincial capital of Maimana to the district capital Bandar.
Issue 13, August 2001 (page 14)
On October 8, 2005 a strong earthquake - said to be the most powerful in the region in 500 years - hit the northeastern part of Pakistan. The result was massive destruction and catastrophic mortality, primarily in the upper Northwest Frontier Province (NWFP) and in Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK).
Issue 28, July 2006 (page 26)
Nutritional outcomes continue to be of concern in most refugee contexts. UNHCR recommends the measurement of anthropometric status, anaemia and other associated indicators (including water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and mosquito net coverage) on an annual basis in order to monitor situations and to react in a timely manner to any deterioration.
Issue 42, January 2012 (page 57)