In the past few years the global malnutrition crisis has been gaining attention. High profile events such as the Nutrition for Growth summit in London and the formation of the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) movement have reflected an upsurge in interest, commitment and efforts to reduce malnutrition. This momentum, however, has yet to be fully matched by a collective capacity to track progress and political commitment on this issue; meaning there remains a gap in accountability.
As part of the process of restructuring the health-related coverage on Eldis we have been asking for your input to help us get a better understanding of who you are, what your areas of interest are (within health, health systems, HIV and Aids and development) and how you would like to access information on health and development.
We thought you might like to know a bit about the results to date so we've put together the following infographic to give you a quick flavour of the responses we've received.
See the new guide here.
Please take a few minutes to fill in our survey by clicking this link, or by clicking the "next" button in the survey image below.
Your responses will help us to gain a better understanding of who you are, what your areas of interest are (within health, health systems, HIV and Aids and development) and how you would like to access information on health and development.
At the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) last week, debate looked at how can we work towards protecting our basic resources for ourselves and future generations, while also reducing global poverty.
We've just released a new animated introduction to the Eldis Climate Change Resource Guide. The 3 minute video introduces the key features of the guide and explains how to get the best from the services we offer.
The video was produced with the support of the Climate and Development Knowledge Network (CDKN).
Below is our Storify of the "best bits" of the health highlights from the World Economic Forum:
Like most other online knowledge platforms Eldis relies heavily on Google as a source of traffic to our website (61% last year). And to do this we rely on getting our links into the listings on search engine results pages that appear because of their relevance to users search terms (referred to as natural or organic search).
Our climate change editorial team were following developments during World Water Week 2013 with a particular focus on water, climate change & development issues.
They put together a Storify collection of social media commentary and selected background reading from Eldis and other sources...
Eldis Climate Change Editor Fatema Rajabali recently participated in an IDS/REEEP side event at the Warsaw climate conference (COP 19) titled Transforming information into knowledge and climate action. Fatema and the rest of the panel discussed how knowledge brokers like Eldis are working to address information challenges facing climate and development professionals - with a focus on four key challenges:
Eldis has been following the World Health Summit 2013 which took place in Berlin, Germany from October 20th - 22nd. We created the following Storify, focusing specifically on the Global Health track of the Summit, bringing together different interesting and relevant information and news on Global Health from the Summit and beyond.
November 19th, 2013 is International Men's Day, with a focus on men's and boy's health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting positive male role models. To commemorate this day, we thought this collection of documents below, selected by APCOM, focusing on male sexual health is particularly pertinent.