Improving Nutrition Through Accountability and Data Systems: SMART Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Data Commitments, November 17, 2021 (Virtual)
As a contributing partner of the Nutrition Data Partners Group, DataDENT supported the coordination of a certified side event to the 2021 Nutrition for Growth Summit. The event highlighted concrete ways in which nutrition data has been strengthened, and builds on the potential data commitments recommended by the Nutrition Data Partners Group comprised of UN agencies, donors, and organizations and initiatives working to strengthen nutrition data. Watch the event recording here.
Together for Nutrition West African Data Forum, February 11-12, 2020 (Saly, Senegal)
In collaboration with Transform Nutrition West Africa (led by IFPRI), UNICEF, Countdown to 20130, Alive & Thrive, USAID, WHO, WAHO, and NIPN, DataDENT co-convened a two-day forum to share experiences and synthesize lessoned learned around the generation and/or use of nutrition related data across West Africa. Read the meeting report and Call to Action here. Read our blog post here.
India Nutrition Data Bonanza, May 1, 2019 (New Delhi, India)
In collaboration with Partnerships and Opportunities to Strengthen and Harmonize Actions for Nutrition in India (POSHAN), DataDENT convened a half-day event to reflect on collective action to strengthen measurement of nutrition intervention coverage in India. Manita Jangid (IFPRI) shared DataDENT’s landscaping of data visualization tools in India. Read our blog post here.
Strengthening Nutrition Information Systems in South Asia: Finding the Right Fit, November 28, 2018 (Bangkok, Thailand)
In collaboration with UNICEF Regional Office for South Asia, DataDENT hosted a side event to the Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition conference. During the event, panelists shared examples of nutrition data and decision systems to highlight the critical need to find the right data fit.
Measuring Nutrition in Population-Based Household Surveys and Associated Facility Assessments, September 19-20, 2018 (Washington, D.C., USA)
DataDENT provided technical support to the two-day technical consultation convened by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, UNICEF and WHO. The consultation aimed to produce a set of recommendations for how to strengthen nutrition-related content in large-scale household and facility surveys. Read the meeting report here. Read our blog post here.
Joint Consultation on Approaches to Measure Coverage of Nutrition Counseling Interventions, September 17, 2018 (Washington, D.C. USA)
In collaboration with the WHO-UNICEF Technical Expert Advisory Group on Nutrition Monitoring (TEAM), IFPRI, and Alive & Thrive, DataDENT organized a consultation to consolidate insights and facilitate dialogue around the development of indicators to measure coverage of maternal, infant and young child feeding counseling or behavior change interventions. Read the meeting report here. Read our blog post here.