Publications

Action Against Hunger South Sudan, T.Frank
Action Against Hunger South Sudan, T.Frank

Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.

Recent Publications

Summary Report - Current Evidence on Improving Nutrition in Pakistan

June, 2017

Summary on the REFANI-hosted event, Current Evidence on Improving Nutrition in Pakistan, held on 28 February - 1 March in Islamabad, Pakistan. 

REFANI Pakistan Country Study

May, 2017

The REFANI Pakistan study was a cluster randomised controlled trial (cRCT) of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of different cash transfer programmes on child nutrition status (ISRCTN 10761532). Led by ENN and Action Against Hunger, the Pakistan study aligned with on-going implementation of the Action Against Hunger Women and children/infants Improved Nutrition in Sindh (WINS) programme in Dadu District, Sindh Province, funded by the European Union.

Health System Strengthening: From Diagnosis to Planning

March, 2017

The Health System Strengthening from diagnosis to planning Guide provides an overview of the approach and describes eleven steps covering the preparation and planning processes. The diagnosis aims at creating a common vision, and identifying the weaknesses and strengths of the health system. The planning phase aims to build synergy between actors, by defining solutions and activities to be implemented to strengthen the health system, and enhance its resilience. Guidance and tools are provided for each step.

CASE STUDY: NUTRITION EMERGENCY POOL MODEL

January, 2017

The fight against malnutrition and hunger in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a challenge that Action Against Hunger has worked to address for close to ten years. The Action Against Hunger’s DRC nutrition emergency pool is the mission’s flagship and longest-running program. The pool works in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and its division, PRONANUT, to confirm nutrition crisis alerts through rapidly deployed SMART surveys and respond to confirmed crisis through emergency intervention teams.

CASE STUDY: IMPROVING ACCOUNTABILITY THROUGH STRONGER FEEDBACK SYSTEMS

January, 2017

Feedback and Complaint Mechanisms (FCM) are an essential component of transparent and accountable humanitarian response. Action Against Hunger provides formal feedback channels in the majority of its country programs. To document good practices and lessons learned, a qualitative study was undertaken focused on the FCMs in use by Action Against Hunger in Pakistan and Uganda.

CASE STUDY: COMMUNITY-LED TOTAL SANITATION IN NORTHERN BAHR EL GHAZAL, SOUTH SUDAN

January, 2017

This case study documents the experience of implementing the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) approach in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, South Sudan. It first presents the context and project background, then the CLTS approach and how it was implemented, and its results. Finally, challenges and solutions are reported, and reflections on the way forward are proposed.

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Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger. We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure everyone can access clean water, food, training and healthcare. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.