Global Nutrition Cluster

IYCF-E training packages

Integration of IYCF Support into CMAM, Oct 2009
Facilitators Guide [pdf] and Handouts [pdf]
The purpose of the Facilitator's Guide - Integration of IYCF Support into CMAM (Communitybased Management of Acute Malnutrition) is to train health care personnel and community health workers in the integration of recommended IYCF practices within CMAM. The Facilitator's Guide is designed for health care providers who manage or supervise the management of severe acute malnutrition in children. It will also be useful for government officials in the Ministry of Health (MOH) and at the district level; health programme managers and technical staff of NGOs; and UN technical staff who are involved in the management of acute malnutrition in children. These documents are available from the IFE Core Group in English and French.

IFE Orientation Package, 2010 based on the Operational Guidance on IYCF in Emergencies, it is a package of resources to help in orientation on infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IFE). These resources are targeted at emergency relief staff, programme managers, and technical staff involved in planning and responding to emergencies, at national and international level. The package comprises e-learning lessons, training resources and technical notes.

IFE Module 2, December, 2007
Module 2 aims to provide those directly involved with infants and carers with the basic knowledge and skills to support safe and appropriate infant and young child feeding. It contains special chapters, in the additional material booklet, on relactation and the management of breast conditions. Additional material also covers the management of severely malnourished infants less than 6 months as well as artificial feeding. It is available in English, French, Bahasa and Arabic.

Complementary feeding counselling: a training course, 2004
The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge and skills for health workers who work with caregivers of young children from 6 to 24 months of age. It is designed for health workers in primary health care services in the community or attached to hospital health services (community health nurses, paediatric nurses, health care assistants, community workers, supervisors, counsellors and doctors).



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