About the IYCF-E Hub

The Vision of the IYCF-E Hub is to be the primary Digital Resource Library of Infant and Young Child Nutrition in humanitarian contexts to support health and nutrition frontline workers, technical officers, program managers and coordinators, specialists, and academics to provide effective nutrition services through access to trusted, up-to-date guidance, protocols, evidence, educational materials, and tools.

For most up-to-date evidence on IYCF-E, see IYCF-E Repository. The repository provides an overview of the publications on emerging evidence related to IYCF in emergency settings.

Who manages the IYCF-E Hub?

The IYCF-E Hub is the result of a collaborative effort of Save the Children, the IFE Core Group, the Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), ACF US, PATH and SafelyFed Canada. The platform was developed by Save the Children and is managed through a collaboration between Save the Children and the IFE Core Group.

What can you do with the IYCF-E Hub?

You and your team can access a wide compilation of endorsed and trusted resources, guidance, protocols, evidence, educational materials, and tools related to infant and young child nutrition in humanitarian contexts anywhere.

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Using the IYCFEHub

Can I download resources to view later?

Yes! You have two options for downloading resources. Option 1: Download from the resource page: 1. You will see a dropdown button labeled “Download.” 2. Once you click on that button, you will be given the option to download any available versions of the document. 3. That document file will save to the built-in file storage of your device. Option 2: Creating a personal library and saving resources in your library to be available offline (see next question)


How can I create my own collection of resources?

You can use the “My library” feature to create a personal space where all the references and resources you are interested in can be saved, and you can access then anytime you need. You can use this feature through these steps: 1. From the main page click on the “my library” button. If it is the first time for you to enter that field, please create your personal account. 2. Click on “register now” and fill the relevant fields 3. After you have completed the registration steps you can start saving resources in your personal library.


How can I save resources to my library?

What you need to do is simple: 1. Open the resource you would like to save in your library 2. On the right top of the page click on the small book icon 3. A small screen will open with where it will ask you to “add the reference to your library,” just click on the blue button and the reference will be saved there


How can I share references with other people?

The IYCFEHub allows you and your team to access and share technical resources across the world! What you need to do is simply: 1. Select a new resource or a resource that is already in your library 2. If you are selecting a new resource, go to the page where you can see all the various details of the reference 3. On the top right side of each resource page, you will see a variety of share icons. 4. Select the icon for the social media or communication platform you wish to use, or use the link icon to generate a sharing link for the resource.


Can I suggest new resources and materials to be uploaded in the IYCFEHub?

Yes, you can! Just follow these steps: 1. From the main page go at the end of it 2. Click on “upload content” 3. A small menu will appear and will ask you to enter some basic information, including your email address 4. In the same small form, you will enter the a. Title of the resource you want to share b. A basic description c. And you will be asked to attach the actual resources 5. You will be asked to agree on the terms and conditions of the IYCFEHub and click on submit 6. A group of specialists will review the suggested reference and will reach out to update you about the status of the request


How can I know if there are new resources in the platform?

Follow these steps to subscribe for updates: 1. Look for the section titles “Stay Informed” on the home page 2. Click on “set up your newsletter” button 3. A small menu will pop up and you will be asked to indicate your preferences and interests in terms of topics and countries of interest 4. After that just enter the email address where you want the updates to be sent 5. Click on “Subscribe to the newsletter” and you are ready to go!

Please feel free to use the “contact us” page to reach out for any questions or concerns! 

You can find it at any time by scrolling to the end of the main page and clicking on the “contact us” button. We will respond to messages as quickly as possible!

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