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"SCALING UP EARLY DETECTION AND TREATMENT OF SEVERE WASTING PROGRAMMING FOR CHILDREN: lessons learned and opportunities for the next decade "

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Tuesday, 2 July 2024 at 8:00-9:30 am (EST)/ 14:00-15:30 CET/Geneva time

  • Co-moderators: Alexandra Rutishauser-Perera, Action Against Hunger UK  | Tarig Mekkawi, UNICEF South Sudan
  • Additional organizations/affiliations: International Rescue Committee; Save the Children UK, Action Against Hunger UK; Independent consultant, Diane Holland
  • Speakers and panellists: TBC

This 90-minute webinar will focus on sharing progress and lessons learned from 2013-2023 to scale up coverage, quality and sustainability of severe wasting detection and treatment globally, reflecting on country-specific progress, and discussing priorities for action and learning to ensure further scaling in the next decade. 

Objectives

  1. Awareness and learning: Participants will be made aware of progress on scale (2013- 23) and opportunities not to miss as identified in the Scaling up coverage, quality and sustainability of early detection and treatment of severe wasting programming for children.
    ● 15-minute presentation including methods of the study, the number of respondents and limitations.
    ● Participants will also learn about availability of external learning products from the DSFS project

  2. Panelist reflections: As led by the co-moderators, Panelists will share their reflections on the study by sharing practical insight and examples of progress made in scaling up wasting treatment.
    ● Country-level panelists will discuss examples of scaling success from their contexts/perspective.
    ● Donor/global panelist(s) will discuss their role(s) in supporting governments to address ‘opportunities not to miss’ and/or current gaps in general.
    ● All Panelists will articulate the progress they want to see in the next ~10 years to 2030 (to align with the SDGs).

  3. Interactive exchange: Panelists will engage with each other and webinar participants via moderated Q&A. This interaction will lead all toward reflection on priorities for action and learning, specifically related to supporting scaling efforts within their respective contexts, roles, and work planning.

The webinar will be in English with simultaneous translation into French, Spanish and Arabic  

Have questions? Email Bethany Marrow at bethany.marron@rescue.org

 We look forward to seeing you then!   

Photo credit: ©UNICEF/UN0678997/Oo

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