IFGH and Concern Worldwide Scaling Up Nutrition Seminar

December 17, 2012

This was the first in a series of seminars seeking to stimulate debate and critical thinking and to promote linkages among practitioners, researchers and policy makers in the development and humanitarian spheres around evidence-based programming and promising practice.   In this first seminar, Concern focused on approaches to strengthening health systems, specifically community health systems, in ‘fragile’ contexts where the burden of child and maternal mortality, morbidity and undernutrition are generally highest.

Speakers included the following, click on the link to view the presentation:

Regine Kopplow and Sinead O’Mahony on Surge Capacity for Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition

Ruairi Brugha, Elaine Byrne and Aisling Walsh on Global Learning on Community Systems Strengthening

David Weakliam on Strengthening Health and Community Systems

Kate Golden and Mairead Petersen on Scaling Up Nutrition


Photos from our events can be viewed on our Flickr page.


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