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.

eLENA is available in all six official languages of WHO. To view eLENA content in another language, click on the appropriate link at the top right of the web page, directly above the social media icons.

- More about how to use the eLENA website

Infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission

breastfeeding mother
WHO/TDR/Fernando G. Revilla

12 July 2016 -- eLENA has been updated to include the recently released guideline on infant feeding in areas of Zika virus transmission.

eLENA mobile phone application

WHO/NHD

17 December 2015 -- Access the latest WHO nutrition guidelines, recommendations and related information for nutrition interventions, wherever you are, with eLENAmobile, now available for iPhone and Android smartphones.

New nutrition actions

WHO/Petterik Wiggers

eLENA highlights