Nutrition

eLENA user survey

4 September 2014 -- Since the launch of eLENA in 2011, we have made several improvements to the organization, structure and presentation of information on the eLENA web site. In order to continue improving the user experience we would like to get your feedback on the web site as well as learn more about how you find and use the information from eLENA. The survey should take between 15-40 minutes to complete, depending on how you use eLENA. The survey will be open through 15 September 2014.

WHO and FAO announce Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

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FAO/WHO

28 August 2014 -- The Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2) will be held in Rome from 19 to 21 November 2014, with the participation of Heads of State and Government, at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Mothers’ support groups help to encourage breastfeeding

Graphic depicting a mother, infant breastfeeding, father and health worker.
WHO

31 July 2014 -- World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from 1 to 7 August in more than 170 countries to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. WHO actively promotes breastfeeding as the best source of nourishment for infants and young children.

Global targets 2025 to improve maternal, infant and young child nutrition

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WHO/NHD

30 May 2014-- WHO's Member States have endorsed global targets for improving maternal, infant and young child nutrition and are committed to monitoring progress. The targets are vital for identifying priority areas for action and catalysing global change.

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Contact information:

Department of Nutrition for Health and Development (NHD)
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27
Switzerland

Fax: +4122 791 41 56
Email: nutrition@who.int