Events & Materials

We have been hosting events and publishing corresponding materials and resources since 2013.



Full List of Events & Materials

Indicators for Child Growth and Development Presentation and Consultative Event

On October 6, 2015, at this in-person presentation held at FHI 360, Dr. Ed Frongillo shared his current research and findings exploring indicators beyond stunting to measure outcomes and impacts of integrated nutrition, health, and ECD interventions, building upon a symposium he presented last year in Washington DC and his recent publication in the Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Dr.  Maureen Black provided key information on the effort to holistically measure child well-being and guided, along with Dr. Frongillo, a discussion and possible paths for moving forward.

This was part of a larger two-day event, which included a consultative meeting of experts who discussed potential indicators for integrated programming.



Multisectoral Approaches to Improve Child Growth through WASH, Nutrition, and Early Childhood Development Webinar hosted by the CORE Group

On January 8, 2015, The CORE Group Nutrition and Social and Behavior Change Working Groups, in collaboration with the USAID WASHplus Project, hosted a one-hour webinar on multi-sectoral approaches to improve child growth and development; with a focus on improving the community knowledge of practice and sharing integration efforts for WASH, nutrition and ECD integration. In this webinar, CF&N members explained why this integration should be promoted.

UNC Water and Health Conference Presentation

In October, 2013, members of CF&N hosted a session exploring Intersectoral Collaboration Beyond Environmental Enteropathy at the University of North Carolina Water and Health Conference. Speakers included Dr. Maureen Black (UNC), Renu Bery (USAID WASHplus) and Julia Rosenbaum (USAID WASHplus).

Webinar: The Importance of Cross-Sectoral Collaboration

On July 9, 2013, CF&N hosted a  Webinar with Dr. Marie T. Ruel on the importance of cross-sectoral collaboration.

Consultative Meeting, May 2013

On May 2-3, 2013, Alive & ThriveFHI 360, the Global Public-Private Partnership for HandwashingSave the ChildrenUSAID, and WASHplus brought together experts from water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH), nutrition, and early childhood development (ECD)  in an effort to join forces to promote child growth and development. Participants of the consultative meeting included representatives from various international development organizations, non-profit organizations, government entities, public and private sectors, universities, and research institutions. They discussed, debated, and explored cross-sectoral collaboration opportunities that would ultimately contribute to thriving children that are clean, fed & nurtured.