For Your Resource Centre -May 2008


The following journals are available free and in hard copy. To join the mailing list send your name, designation, full mailing address and brief details of how you and your organisation will use the publication. For online version see the websites.

Field Exchange – a well illustrated publication on food and nutrition in emergencies published 3 times a year . It contains field level articles, research and evaluation findings and news items and has carried several articles from Southern Sudan. Contact Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN), 32 Leopold Street, Oxford OX4 1TW, UK. Fax: +44 1865 324997. Email: [email protected]. Website:

IDD Newsletter – the newsletter of the Council for the Control of Iodine Deficiency Disorders (ICCIDD). It is published quarterly and carries articles and news items related to iodine deficiencies disorders. Contact ETH Zurich, Human Nutrition Laboratory, Schmelzbergstrasse 7, 8092 Zurich, Switzerland. Email: [email protected]. Website:

SCN News – the newsletter of the UN/Standing Committee on Nutrition that co-ordinates nutrition activities of the UN and associated agencies. It is published twice a year and gives news of international nutrition developments. Contact UN/SCN, c/o WHO, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland. Fax: +41 22 798 8891. Email: [email protected]. Website:

SIGHT AND LIFE magazine – a well illustrated magazine published quarterly. It includes articles, research summaries and news items related to micronutrient deficiencies. Contact SIGHT & LIFE, Box 2116, 4002 Basel, Switzerland. Fax: +41 61 815 8190. Email: [email protected]. Website:


A free CD-ROM - The Child Health Resource Package CD was designed as a stand-alone and comprehensive package to assist doctors and nurses working in children’s wards. It contains guidelines (paediatric and neonatal), a comprehensive record keeping system and mortality audit tools. These include guidelines for the inpatient management of severe malnutrition, the IMCI chart booklet and the WHO pocket book on hospital care for children. The CD is available free (while stocks last) from Dr Mark Patrick [email protected] at Greys Hospital, Private Bag X9001, Pietermaritzburg, 3201, South Africa . Fax: +27 (33) 8973409.