Greetings from the NIPN Ethiopia team,As the second quarter of 2022 comes to close, I'd like to high-light several significant accom-plishments from this period. One important thing that needs to be mentioned here among the things that were done is the planning that is taking place for the smooth transition of the NIPN 2.0.
The Ethiopian Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) was officially launched on March 15, 2022, in Addis Ababa. With the presence of the three implementing sector Ministries, national and international nutrition partners, regional bureau representatives, and academicians, the FBDG was colorfully launched at Capital Hotel.
EPHI/NIPN hosted a successful National Nutrition Research Conference (NNRC) from December 8-10/2021 in Addis Ababa at Hil-ton Hotel, with the theme “Generation and mobilization of nutrition evidence to tack-le malnutrition: From data to action”.
September 2021 NIPN Newsletter. Highlights include: A summary of an analysis as to “What is driving the rise in overweight/obesity, and nutrition-related non-communicable diseases (NCD)s in Ethiopia; A look at preconception care in Ethiopia (did Ethiopia miss or ignore it?); An update of Ethiopia’s Food System Transformation and the United Nations Food System Summit (UNFSS); An overview of the NIPN knowledge outputs. There is more … ENJOY THE READ!
March 2021 Newsletter- This Newsletter covers the key NIPN events and activities of the first quarter of 2021. The message from the Coordinator gives a summary of the quarterly accomplishments and the remaining tasks planned for the year. Highlights from the newsletter include a summary of the new Lancet Series on "Maternal and Child Under-nutrition Progress which calls for a renewed commitment to address the unfinished undernutrition agenda; A summary of the NIPN Policy brief "Progress in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Service Coverage in Ethiopia: What More Do We Need to Do and Why a snapshot of the NIPN Data Repository a big achievement! You can access the newsletter either by clicking on this link by opening up the attachment. ENJOY THE READ!
The fourth quarter of 2020 NIPN Newsletter is published and available online. This Newsletter in the message section summarizes the fourth quarter and the accomplishments of NIPN in the year 2020 despite the threats posed by COVID19. This Newsletter also gives an overview to two different NIPN webinars conducted during this quarter. In addition, the articles on the "Validation of Qualitative Dietary Intake Measurement Methods against the Reference Quantitative Weighed Food Record to Measure Minimum Dietary Diversity for Women in Ethiopia" and also an article which updates the progress on "The Ethio-Diet Project" will give an excellent overview on the respective nutrition projects. You can also find links to different important and interesting nutrition researches that are conducted in Ethiopia. We kindly invite you to read this newsletter here.
The third quarter of 2020 NIPN Newsletter is published and available online . This Newsletter gives an overview to different NIPN activities and gives insight to various important meetings and webinar presentations. The message from the coordinator reviewed the performance of this quarter and mentioned the remaining activities to be done in the last quarter of 2020. There are also overviews of analyses on the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), nutrition policy landscape in Ethiopia. You can also find links to different important and interesting nutrition researches that are conducted in Ethiopia. We kindly invite you to read this newsletter here.
The second quarter of 2020 quarterly NIPN Newsletter is published. The June Newsletter contains important timely articles in addition to other NIPN activities. This Newsletter, as usual, contains message from NIPN coordinator. The message summarized the key quarterly activities of NIPN despite the challenges posed by COVID-19 and explains the coping measures taken to alleviate those challenges. The Newsletter also includes key NIPN performances that were accomplished during the quarter. One new feature is added in this Newsletter, that is, the inclusion of three different articles and analysis that gave evidence in the adolescent nutrition gap in Ethiopia, an analysis on NIPNÔÇÖs response to the Ministry of Health (MOH) to inform the food and nutrition strategy and one very important article on identifying drivers of non-communicable diseases in Ethiopia. Enjoy reading!! here
The first quarter of the 2020 NIPN Newsletter gives an insight to various events. The message from the coordinator explained the challenges and the impacts posed by the COVID-19 and the work scenario and possible mitigation methods applied by EPHI-NIPN during this quarter. The News part covers the second advisory committee meeting, the MER-SC workshop and the scientific writing trainings that were given to researchers. More information can be found here.
The third quarter of the NIPN Newsletter tells you the basic activities done to formulate policy-relevant questions which are related to nutrition. The Newsletter highlights the stakeholder consultative meeting held on the policy question formulation and their active participation in this regard. The coordinator message also shades some light on the quarterly performance of the NIPN project and the call for multi-sectoral engagement in this project. As usual, news of the quarter was also included. More information can be found here.