Action Against Hunger’s international network produces a variety of published works from context analysis and regional assessments to community surveys and field reports.
Summary on the REFANI-hosted event, Current Evidence on Improving Nutrition in Pakistan, held on 28 February - 1 March in Islamabad, Pakistan.
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.
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.
WASH’Nutrition: A practical guidebook on increasing nutritional impact through integration of WASH and Nutrition programmesJanuary, 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.
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.
High undernutrition rates and important disaster risks are common in humanitarian area of operation. Undernutrition causes, either structural or shock related, are complex and require in-depth, contextbased analysis. To foster this necessary analysis, joining nutrition and resilience, Action Against Hunger Cambodia mission has piloted an analysis package built around the notion of nutrition resilience.
The Porridge Mum approach employed by Action Against Hunger in Borno State, Nigeria, provides a platform for women to come together, learn and discuss issues related to improved child caring and feeding practices. Porridge Mum groups ensure that children under five and pregnant and lactating women (PLW) receive one supplementary nutritious meal per day.
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.