Transforming the nutrition information system

Main achievements of the Nutrition Information System

Nutrition Module: 13. Nutrition Information System
While data quality assurance can be built into the system, especially by improving lower-level capacity, more emphasis needs to be given to the human aspect. Nutrition data are now available and accessible on a monthly and quarterly basis at the lowest levels due in large measure to three programmes: The main challenge for data utilisation at higher levels is that sources are not fully trusted while at lower levels there are limitations over capacities and mandate. These routine systems are the monitoring backbone of the NNP, which — at least theoretically — can be combined to inform timely warning and be shared with other sectors. For instance, in when the Horn of Africa was hit by food shortages, the situation was picked up by frontline workers in Ethiopia very early and corrective measures were put in place — hence the number of affected children was minimised and the death rate remained very low. When scaling up an information system, quality can be compromised and it is important to put mechanisms in place continuous capacity building to address these shortcomings. Skip to main content.

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Inclusion of routine nutrition data in the NIS and the early warning system