e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA)

Welcome to eLENA

The WHO e-Library of Evidence for Nutrition Actions (eLENA) is an online library of evidence-informed guidance for nutrition interventions. It is a single point of reference for the latest nutrition guidelines, recommendations and related information including supporting materials such as scientific evidence, background materials and commentaries from invited experts.

eLENA aims to help countries successfully implement and scale-up nutrition interventions by informing as well as guiding policy development and programme design.

New nutrition actions

WHO/Christopher Black

More new nutrition actions

WHO/Christopher Black

New commentary

WHO/SEARO/Quazi Monirul Islam

18 March 2014 -- Diarrhoea remains a leading cause of death among children under five years of age around the world. A new commentary reviewing the evidence supporting zinc supplementation for the treatment of diarrhoea has been added to eLENA.

eLENA highlights