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.
Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week, June 23. 2022
DataDENT’s Tricia Aung returned to ANH Academy Week for the second time to lead the pre-conference learning lab titled “Making better figures: Visualizing data for action”. Learn more and access resources from the session here.
Lancet 2021 Series on Nutrition, October 7, 2021 (Virtual)
DataDENT’s Rebecca Heidkamp and Nadia Akseer presented on the initiative’s contributions to the 2021 update of Lancet Series on Nutrition. The presentation was part of an institutional webinar hosted by the National Information Platforms for Nutrition (NIPN). View the presentation and access slides here.
Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (ANH) Academy Week, June 21-July 1. 2021
DataDENT’s Tricia Aung led a pre-conference learning lab titled “Making better figures: Visualizing data for action”. The session shared concrete skills on how to visualize data based on communication goals and existing data visualization and human cognition research. Learn more and access resources from the session here.
Nutrition 2021, June 7-10, 2021 (Virtual)
DataDENT’s Nadia Akseer presented findings from our analysis of maternal-child dietary concordance. View the poster here.
Nutrition Society of Nigeria 50th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference, November 16, 2020
DataDENT supported two preconference sessions focused on improving data visualization practices in nutrition. Presentations included sharing consolidated recommendations for best practices and lessons learned from DataDENT’s global data visualization tool landscaping and user research, and a workshop to help participants choose appropriate data visualizations based on key messages and audience. Read our blog post here.
Micronutrient Forum CONNECTED, November 9-13, 2020 (Virtual)
DataDENT’s Purnima Menon (IFPRI) shared insights from our policy and data review during a panel discussion addressing the burden of malnutrition in Southeast Asia. View the session details here.
Delivering for Nutrition in India: Insights from Implementation Research, September 15-18, 2020 (Virtual)
During the conference, DataDENT’s Manita Jangid (IFPRI) co-chaired the thematic session on data use and presented our work around developing an indicator framework for POSHAN Abhiyaan. Read the policy note on this work here. DataDENT’s Sattvika Ashok (IFPRI) presented “Enhancing Survey Questions on Maternal and Child Nutrition Intervention Coverage through Cognitive Interviewing in India” during this session (listen to Sattvika’s presentation here) and presented this work during a conference pre-session. Read our blog post here.
Nutrition 2020, June 1-4, 2020 (Virtual)
DataDENT shared our work “South Asia Is Far from Achieving Universal Coverage of Essential Nutrition Interventions: Examining Coverage, Trends, and Inequities, 2005 to 2018” (view abstract) (view poster), “Are Data Available to Measure Progress in the Coverage of Essential Nutrition Actions in South Asia? A Review of Demographic and Health Surveys in Seven Countries, 2005–2018” (view abstract) (view poster), “An Analysis of Nutrition-Relevant National Policies in South Asia Reveals a Gap in Addressing the Essential Nutrition Actions Recommended by World Health Organization (WHO)” (view abstract) (view poster), and “Tracking India’s Progress on Addressing Malnutrition Will Require Strengthening Survey and Administrative Data Systems” (view abstract) at the annual American Society for Nutrition meeting.
Feed the Future 7th Annual Scientific Symposium, December 10-12, 2019 (Kathmandu, Nepal)
DataDENT’s Manita Jangid (IFPRI) presented learnings from our data visualization tool landscaping during the poster session: Data visualization tools for nutrition: Supporting decision-makers globally and in India (view poster).
SUN Global Gathering 2019, November 4-7, 2019 (Kathmandu, Nepal)
DataDENT participated in the workshop “More or better data for improved decision-making for nutrition”. View the workshop’s abstract and key reflections in the meeting report here.
Nutrition 2019, June 8-11, 2019 (Baltimore, Maryland, USA)
DataDENT’s Audrey Buckland (JHSPH) presented “Nutrition Data use and needs: Findings from an online survey of global nutrition stakeholders” (view abstract) (view poster) and “Advancing Methods for Measurement of Complementary Feeding Interventions and Practices at Scale: Outcomes from Two Rounds of National Surveys in Burkina Faso and Kenya” (view abstract) (view poster).
Accelerating the End of Hunger and Malnutrition: A Global Event, November 28-30, 2018
DataDENT presented “Data Visualization Tools for Nutrition: Empowering Decisions-makers to Accelerate Progress” with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation during a side event during day 3 of the conference. Learn more about our work around data visualization tools here.