Webinar: Household Utilization and Management of Water Schemes: Lessons from Growth through Nutrition
Lack of access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) can affect health and nutritional status through diarrheal diseases, intestinal parasite infections and environmental enteropathy.
Webinar: The Role of Animal Source Foods in Nutrition Security, Growth and Early Child Development: Benefits, Opportunities and Challenges
Animal sourced foods (ASFs) are nutrient-dense foods that when consumed in small amounts provide quality protein, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, and all nutrients critical for growth and early child development. In this webinar, Dr. Shibani Ghosh will examine the role of Animal Source Foods in improving the nutritional status of vulnerable populations, present multi-country analyses assessing the role of the type of ASF and the total number of ASFs, and contextualize the opportunities and challenges in supporting actions promoting its consumption.
Webinar: Key Health, Nutrition and Agricultural Services in the face of COVID-19 in Ethiopia: Lessons Learned
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact health and economics at a global level in both large and small ways, strong efforts have been made in Ethiopia to better understand the specific impacts on the health, nutrition and agricultural sectors. Even before the emergence of COVID-19, high-quality and timely healthcare services were often unavailable, inaccessible or unaffordable for a large part of the population.
The United Nations is convening a Food Systems Summit in September 2021, bringing together Heads of State, Country Delegates, policy officials and a range of other stakeholders. A major goal of the Summit will be the identification of strategies to effectively transform food systems to achieve many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Webinar: Implications of COVID-19 on Nutrition: Lessons Learned and Practical & Innovative Approaches - Perspectives from Civil Society, Government, and Academia
The novel coronavirus is imposing unprecedented health, nutrition, social, and economic risks to the global population. Ethiopia is also being affected; while the number of daily COVID-19 cases has decreased since the peak in August, the virus continues to spread, threatening to reverse some of the nutritional gains that the country has achieved in the last few years. Joint efforts by key stakeholders to help support the Ethiopian government’s strong commitment to preparedness and response are critical to combatting the epidemic.
Tufts developed a draft project learning agenda strategy following a consultative process with Save the Children International (SCI), implementing partners, and our stakeholders to ensure the strategy was inclusive, integrative and responsive to the needs and challenges of the country, the project, and the local research community. A workshop was organized to validate the strategy on June 27, 2017, at the ILRI campus in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.