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For forthcoming nutrition training courses: refer to Emergency Nutrition Network announcements: http://www.en-net.org.uk/forum/15.aspx
Acute Malnutrition - Generic (12 documents)
2014.Vidéo (podcast) 1: Utilisation du périmètre brachial dans l'identification des enfants atteints de malnutrition aiguë sévère.
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2014Video (podcast) 1: Using mid-upper arm circumference to identify children with severe acute malnutrition.
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2014Vidéo (podcast) 2: Estimation du nombre d'enfants sévèrement malnutris dans une population.
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2014Video (podcast) 2: Estimation of the number of children with severe malnutrition in a population.
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Assessing appetite: community based management of acute malnutrition.
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2011.Assessing nutritional status using MUAC and oedema.
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A short training video on measuring MUAC and identifying nutritional oedema.
2003Community-based therapeutic care introductory video.
This video provides an overview of community-based therapeutic care in Ethiopia.
CMAM training course on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition (FANTA).
These four videos are part of a wider set of training materials intended to be used by health care providers working at national, regional, district, and facility levels.
WHO 1. Transformations.
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WHO 2. Emergency Treatment.
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WHO 3. Home feeding.
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WHO 4. Malnutrition Mental Development.
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CMAM Conference Addis Ababa Ethiopia, 2011.Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) film.
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2012Le support pédagogique audiovisuel pour la formation des prestataires prise en charge intégrée de la malnutrition aigue (PCIMA)/ prise en charge communautaire de la malnutrition aigue (PCCMA).
Vidéo créé en République Démocratique de Congo (RDC) pour le prise en charge intégrée de la malnutrition aigue (PCIMA)/ le prise en charge communautaire de la malnutrition aigue (PCCMA).
Video created in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for training specifically on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Translation to English is in process.
Acute Malnutrition - Country Specific (4 documents)
2014Malnutrition diagnosis, weight and height.
This video is in Fula (Gambia) with English subtitles.
2014Malnutrition diagnosis, oedema and MUAC.
This video is in Fula (Gambia) with English subtitles.
2012.Overview of UNICEF's nutrition project in Vietnam.
This video focuses on management of acute malnutrition and local product development.
2014UNICEF's community management of acute malnutrition : A case study from Sindh, Pakistan.
This video follows the progress of a child diagnosed with severe acute malnutrition in Umerkot, Sindh - one of the poorest parts of Pakistan.
Other Nutrition/Health (9 documents)
2015.Infant and young child feeding in emergencies - guidance for programming (video).
DG ECHO developed a guidance for Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergency (IYCF-E) programming. This guidance reminds of the fundamentals of IYCF-E and provides practical tips to ensure that IYCF-E concerns are taken into account across sectors and through all the stages of humanitarian programming. It considers it is not about long term behaviour change but about immediate practical actions to support mothers so they can breastfeed their children for as long as possible, support safe and appropriate feeding to infants who cannot be breastfed, helping carers and families to provide appropriate complementary food for children, and supporting the nutrition and well-being of the mothers.
2012.Complementary feeding training video for frontline health workers (Bangla with English subtitles).
The video is used to train frontline workers in Bangladesh on appropriate feeding practices and foods for children 6-24 months old and on safe food preparation.
2012.Kenya coordination in nutrition cluster [video].
The Nutrition Cluster was activated in Kenya in early 2008, to respond to nutrition issues arising as a result of post-election violence. The Cluster was de-activated in August of 2008 and currently the nutrition sector in Kenya is coordinated through the Nutrition Sector Working Group which is chaired by the Division of Nutrition of the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and co-led by UNICEF. https://kenya.humanitarianresponse.info/clusters/nutrition
UNICEF, DFID.Integrated nutrition/WASH programme to save children's lives in Somalia.
This video highlights the links between hygiene, sanitation and better nutrition and health.
2014What is the double burden?
The double burden of malnutrition is when overweight and obesity exist side by side with undernutrition in the same countries. It is most common in developing economies. In this short video, learn more about the double burden from FAO and WHO experts.
2013.Is your child sick? Identifying signs of sickness and diarrhoea.
This set of films is aimed at low-skilled health volunteers, parents and communities to help them to identify if their child is sick and what they can do and when to seek help.
Acute Malnutrition (3 documents)
Nutrition Section 2012.Trousse de PCMA : ressources de démarrage rapide pour le personnel de nutrition d’urgence.
La trousse de PCMA a été conçue comme une collection d'outils adressés aux gestionnaires de programmes pour la mise en œuvre de programmes PCMA, soit au début d'une crise ou lors de la mise en œuvre d’une nouvelle activité nutritionnelle dans le cas de crises prolongées, comme une nouvelle activité de nutrition d'urgence. La trousse a été envisagée non pas comme une recréation d'outils et de ressources existantes disponibles, mais comme un outil facile à utiliser qui compile ces outils ainsi que les ressources qui permettront aux gestionnaires d'accéder rapidement aux documents nécessaires pour commencer la mise en œuvre des activités dès que possible, sans avoir à passer beaucoup de temps à chercher ces informations.
Nutrition in Emergencies (2 documents)
Other Nutrition/Health (12 documents)
Food security for decision making. Resources and e-learning. EC-FAO.
World Vision International Nutrition Centre of Expertise 2013.Reducing childhood anaemia; Reducing maternal anaemia; Reducing childhood stunting [e-learning].
2013.The Sphere Handbook in action [e-learning].
EFAG College.Online Psychology degree program.
Visit this site if you are looking to get certified in a Psychology program in one of the top reputed distance learning college, recognised worldwide.
Delivery science for international nutrition. A three-course online graduate certificate [e-learning]. Tufts University 2013.
The course offerings in this certificate program are designed to meet the educational needs of those engaged in implementing nutrition-related programs around the world; build the capacity of practitioners through specialized, graduate level, pre-service or in-service training in program delivery science; and provide the opportunity to engage in lifelong professional development and networking.
FAO, EU, FIDA, WFP, 2012.Courses on food security decision making [e-learning].
Communicating for Food Security Integrated Food Security Phase Classification Introduction to Social Safety Nets
Climate Change and Food Security Resilience in Food Security Analysis Reporting Food Security Information
Food Security Information Systems and Networks Nutritional Status Assessment and Analysis Availability Assessment and Analysis
Baseline Food Security Assessments Collaboration and Advocacy Techniques Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis
Food Security Concepts and Frameworks Food Security Policies - Formulation and Implementation Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis
Targeting Markets Assessment and Analysis
Other suggested e-learning courses
Impact Assessment of Large Scale Food Security Programmes A primer to the Right to Adequate Food Methodologies for Implementing the Right to Food
Information Management Resource Kit - IMARK (e-learning courses on Knowledge Management) Codex Alimentarius E-learning course
Acute Malnutrition - Generic (17 documents)
Dec 2014.Key resources for management of acute malnutrition (updated).
This document aims to share key resources related to community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM). Divided into core documents; Operational management support, planning, costing, and surge of CMAM interventions; Assessment and surveillance of acute malnutrition; Community engagement for acute malnutrition; Preventing acute malnutrition; Management of MAM; Outpatient management of SAM; Inpatient management of SAM; Management of SAM in infants <6months; Management of acute malnutrition and infections; Management of acute malnutrition in older age groups; M&E of acute malnutrition interventions (including coverage); Acute malnutrition in emergencies. Please share additional key resources to firstname.lastname@example.org
Dec 2014.Ressources clés pour la prise en charge de la malnutrition aigüe (mise á jour).
Ce document a pour objectif de vous faire part communautaire de la malnutrition aigüe (PCMA). Divisée en documents essentiels sur la PCMA ; Appui pour la gestion opérationnelle, planification, chiffrage des coûts et forte augmentation des interventions de PCMA ; Évaluation et surveillance de la malnutrition aigüe ; Engagement communautaire pour la malnutrition aigüe ; Prévention de la malnutrition aigüe ; Prise en charge de la MAM ; Prise en charge ambulatoire de la MAS ; Prise en charge hospitalière de la MAS ; Prise en charge de la MAS chez les nourrissons de moins de six mois ; Prise en charge de la malnutrition aigüe et des infections ; Prise en charge de la malnutrition dans les tranches d’âge supérieures ; Suivi et évaluation des interventions de lutte contre la malnutrition aigüe ; La malnutrition aigüe en situation d’urgence. Partager les ressources clés supplémentaires á email@example.com
Nutrition and Health Section Action Contre la Faim International, Jan 2015Health system strengthening. From diagnosis to programming - a step by step approach. v2.1.
Based on the experience gained by ACF in 2014 and the feedback of field teams and partners, ACF has updated the manual and its tool box to make it more user-friendly, better adapted to the field reality and more efficient. They still consider the approach as being piloted. This document is the second version of the guide, not the last! A research project that will be looking at the effectiveness and impact of the method should also be developed mid-2015.
Nutrition and Health Section Action Contre la Faim International 2013.Renforcement du système de santé. Du diagnostic à la programmation - une approche étape par étape.
FANTA III 2012.Semi-quantitative evaluation of access and coverage(SQUEAC)/ simplified lot quality assurance sampling evaluation of access and coverage (SLEAC): Technical reference.
FANTA, CMN (translation) 2014.Référence technique sur l'évaluation semiquantitative de l'accessibilité et de la couverture (SQUEAC)/ l'évaluation LQAS simplifiée de l'accessibilité et de la couverture (SLEAC).
Academy for Educational Development 2011.User's guide to the CMAM costing tool: A tool for costing community-based management of acute malnutrition at the national, subnational, and district levels. Version 1.0
CMAM costing tool workbook, a case study workbook, and a completed exercise-Ghana. 2011.
CMN 2014Checklist development and coverage report assessment.
ACF International 2013.Technical note: the different anthropometric indicators used for the detection of acute malnutrition.
ACF International 2013.Note technique: les différents indicateurs anthropométriques utilisés pour la détection de la malnutrition aiguë.
Tool adapted from International Malnutrition Taskforce and Muhimbili hospital in Tanzania, 2010.Improving the inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition. Toolkit to monitor current management of severe acute malnutrition.
ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.Integration of IYCF support into CMAM. Facilitator's guide.
ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.Intégration du soutien à l'ANJE au sein de la PCMA. Guide de l'animateur.
ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.Integration of IYCF support into CMAM. Handouts.
ENN, IFE, IASC 2009.Intégration du soutien à l'ANJE au sein de la PCMA.
WHO, published 2002, update 2009.Training course on the management of severe malnutrition.
This training course on hospital-based care of severely malnourished children has been developed based on the WHO manual on Management of severe malnutrition: a manual for physicians and other senior health workers (1999). It responds to the urgent need to reduce paediatric deaths related to severe malnutrition in many developing countries and it is intended for health personal working at central and district level, including physicians, nurses and nutritionists.
This training course should be combined with a community-based approach.
Module 1. Introduction [pdf 509kb] Module 2. Principles of care [pdf 1.6Mb] Module 3. Initial management [pdf 2.7Mb]
Module 4. Feeding [pdf 873kb] Module 5. Daily Care [pdf 2.7Mb] Module 6. Monitoring and problem solving [pdf 5.6Mb]
Module 7. Involving mothers in care [pdf 1.9Mb]
Acute Malnutrition - Country Specific (8 documents)
2013(CMAM) حزمة تدريب برنامج إدارة المجتمع لسوء التغذية الحاد
CMAM training package.
2011الحكومة اليمنية: منهاج تدريب ممارسات تغذية صغار الأطفال والرضع، دليل المدرب
Government of Yemen, IYCF training manual, trainer guide.
2013.Democratic People's Republic of Korea: Inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition training package 2013.
The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition was developed by the Ministry of Public Health, CMAM National Technical Group in March 2013 and supported by international technical experts. It is based on the 2002 (2009 updated) WHO Training Course on the Management of Severe Malnutrition. It is compatible with the CMAM approach, reflects latest evidence, and includes promising practices for management of severe acute malnutrition in infants less than 6 months of age. The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition includes three training guides, seven training modules, 25 training planning tools, and 27 training and job aids.
i) Training guides:
1. Course director guide 2. Facilitator guide 3. Clinical instructor guide
ii) Training modules:
Module 1. Introduction Module 2. Principles of care Module 3. Initial management Module 4. Feeding
Module 5. Daily Care Module 6. Monitoring and problem solving Module 7. Involving mothers in care
iii) Training planning tools iv) Training aids and job aids
DPRK: Inpatient training and job aids. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.
DPRK: Inpatient training guides. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.
DPRK: Inpatient training module 6. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.
DPRK: Inpatient training modules 1-5, 7. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.
DPRK: Inpatient training planning documents. DPRK Ministry of Public Health 2013.
July 2013.Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Chart Booklet. 2nd edition.
Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Facilitator guide. 2nd edition. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health 2013.
Ethiopia: Training course on the management of severe acute malnutrition. Participant module. 2nd edition. Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Ministry of Health 2013.
2009Sudan: Government of Sudan training package 'Inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition. Children 6-59 months with SAM and medical complications'.
This modified version of the 2002 World Health Organisation’s Training Course on Inpatient Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) is the practical application of the 2009 Government of Sudan (GOS) Ministry of Health (MOH) Interim Manual Community-Based Management of Severe Acute Malnutrition (November 2009). Each module and clinical session in this course provides information and examples that allow participants to practise skills necessary for managing children with SAM with poor appetite and/or medical complications in Inpatient Care.
The training package on inpatient management of severe acute malnutrition includes three training guides, seven training modules, 27 training planning tools and 26 training and job aids.
Sudan: Inpatient training and job aids. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training guides. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training module 5. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training modules 1-2. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training modules 3-4. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training modules 6-7. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
Sudan: Inpatient training planning documents. Government of Sudan Ministry of Health 2009.
2013.[Ethiopia regional] Trainer's guide on CMAM community mobilization and ENA-BCC for health workers and health extension workers.
Tigray Regional Health Bureau 2013.[Ethiopia] IYCF in the context of CMAM. Quick reference for health extension workers.
Samaritan's Purse, National Institute of Nutrition 2012.[Vietnam] IMAM training for community-based workers. Lao cai, 28 - 29 June 2012.
2011.Nigeria: Outpatient therapeutic programme (OTP) refresher training for health workers. Trainer's module, Yobe State, Nigeria.
Nutrition in Emergencies (10 documents)
2014.Infant and young children feeding in emergencies. Guidance for programming.
DG ECHO developed a guidance for Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergency (IYCF-E) programming. This guidance reminds the fundamentals of IYCF-E and provides practical tips to ensure that IYCF-E concerns are taken into account across sectors and through all the stages of humanitarian programming.
2014.Alimentation du nourrisson et du jeune enfant en situation d’urgence. Guide pour la programmation.
Nutrition Cluster 2008.A toolkit for addressing nutrition in emergency situations.
Nutrition Cluster 2008.Outils de promotion de la nutrition lors des situations d’urgence.
2014IYCF-E Toolkit: Rapid start-up resources for emergency nutrition personnel.
2014دليل "تغذية الر ّضع وصغار األطفال في حاالت الطوارئ": مجموعة أدوات للعاملي في مجال التغذيّة في حاالت الطوارئ
IYCF-E Toolkit: Rapid start-up resources for emergency nutrition personnel.
CaLPe-transfers in emergencies: implementation support guidelines.
2012Afghanistan: Nutrition in emergencies (NiE) training package.
The nutrition in emergencies package consists of two training guides, nine powerpoint presentations (1 -6 and 8-10) as well as a set of resources and links.
i) Training guides:
1. Facilitator guide 2. Technical notes
ii) Training presentations:
1. Introduction 2. Individual and population assessments of nutritional status 3. Infant and young child feeding in emergencies
4. Management of acute malnutrition in emergencies 5. Micronutrient malnutrition in emergencies
6. Priority health Interventions impacting nutritional status 8. Nutrition information systems in emergencies
9. Nutrition supplies in emergencies 10. Humanitarian standards and accountability, and coordination
iii) Resource materials
1. Afghanistan Nutrition Cluster bulletin Quarter1-2012 2. Joint statement: community-based management of severe acute malnutrition
3. Joint statement: community-based health workforce in emergencies 4. Joint Statement: ECD NiE
5. Joint statement: MND in emergencies 6. Joint Statement: WHO standards and CMAM 7. Joint statement: zinc supplementation
8. NutVal 3 9. Sphere standards handbook 2011
Other Nutrition/Health (14 documents)
Guidance note 2014.Nutrition assessment, counselling and support for adolescents and adults living with HIV.
A new programming guide on food and nutrition in the context of HIV and Tuberculosis describes why food and nutrition support is an essential component of prevention, treatment, care and support of people living with HIV and discusses how to integrate it into programmes and demonstrates how many barriers can be addressed with effective food and nutrition interventions. The guide uses nutrition assessment, counseling and support (NACS) as an organizing framework and elaborates on how each of those components can be integrated into HIV programmes. The guide considers a range of context-specific programme components, such as community involvement, whether household food support is needed to complement individual support, and referrals to broader social protection or safety net measures to strengthen livelihoods. WFP (with USAID and UNAIDS) hopes this guide will advance the comprehensive integration of food and nutrition in HIV and TB strategies and programmes.
UNICEF 2012.IYCF tools summary.
A selection of recent programme aids and tools for improving Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF). Prepared by UNICEF IYCN Unit. Includes information and links for the following areas:
- Programme Guidance - IYCF Indicators - Assessment and Programming
- Health Service Tools - Tools for Community-based programming and training - Communication
- Training of Programme Managers
FAO 2014Guidelines for assessing nutrition-related knowledge, attitudes and practices - KAP Manual.
People in Need (PIN) 2014.Practical toolkit for People in Need's integrated programming for improved nutrition.
2013Nigeria IYCF package.
UNICEF C4D orientation webinar series 2012.Improving exclusive breastfeeding practices by using communication for development in infant and young child feeding programmes (presentation).
UNICEF C4D orientation webinar series 2010.Improving exclusive breastfeeding practices by using communication for development in infant and young child feeding programmes. (manual)
Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.Booklet on key essential nutrition actions messages. Essential nutrition actions (ENA) framework.
Core Group, Washington DC, 2011.Livret des messages cles. Mettre en ouvre les actions essentielles en nutrition.
Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) Framework, operational framework.
A trilogy of materials: I) Booklet on key ENA messages; II) ENA framework training guide for health workers and handouts; III) ENA framework training guide for community volunteers.