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About HNTS - SISN
What is HNTS?
The Health and Nutrition Tracking Service (HNTS) is a collaboration of non-governmental organizations (NGOs), United Nations (UN) agencies, and donors for the review, analysis and validation of critical health and nutrition data gathering methodologies and information in selected humanitarian emergencies. HNTS is designed to supplement, not replace, existing efforts in areas with humanitarian crisis.
New on this website
New Interactive and downloadable Maps
Nutrition and Mortality Surveys of DRC, Chad and CAR can be seen in form in the countries tab. the maps are best viewed in the fullscreen format (upper right hand corner of windowpane). The survey information can also be downloaded either as data (again upper right hand corner of windowpane) or in a map pdf form in bottom of the Surveys section on the country map page.
Horn of Africa: consolidated information on nutrition, mortality and measles vaccination indicators for Kenya and Somalia
Trends in malnutrition and mortality in Darfur, Sudan, between 2004 and 2008: a meta-analysis of publicly available surveys, by Jens Nielsen, Claudine Prudhon and Xavier de Radigues, has just been published in the International Journal of Epidemiology.
Surveys is a new tool developed by HNTS to enter and analyse data of nutrition and mortality surveys, and to assess their quality according to an algorithm
Standardised Training Package on SMART methodology is released by ACF Canada.
UNHCR's Health Information System (HIS), HIS is a field-based tool which supports UNHCR's partners to collect and report public health data in the field. This new online version makes it easier for users to access and analyse HIS data, including UNHCR's external partners.