UNICEF, Global Technical Assistance Mechanism for Nutrition (GTAM), and the Global Nutrition Cluster, March 2020

During COVID-19, UNICEF recommends that mothers follow hygiene precautions while continuing recommended feeding practices. It calls for coordinating nutrition, health, food security and livelihood, agriculture, WASH, social protection, and mental health support to reach infants and young children. It also highlights the need to prioritize preventive services to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on young children’s diets and wellbeing.