READY posts updates here—news, announcements, and other updates on the initiative.
In 2021, READY supported the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action with the creation of four mini-guides for child protection during outbreaks.
In 2021, the Infant Feeding in Emergencies (IFE) Core Group published the Infant and Young Child Feeding in Emergencies (IYCF-E) infographic series to assist in implementing specific actions and recommendations within the Operational Guidance on IYCF-E. In recent months, READY has supported the IFE Core Group to translate the two of the infographics into Spanish, French, and Arabic:
1) Infant feeding during infectious disease outbreaks: a guide for policy makers, and
2) Infant feeding during infectious disease outbreaks: a guide for programmers
In 2021, the READY initiative and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) conducted a literature review summarizing available evidence on the utilization of maternal and newborn services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) during COVID-19. This report presents the key findings and recommendations from this review.