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Nutrition in Emergencies

University of Westminster
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English
Part time
Nationwide, Online courses
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Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Nutrition in Emergencies

Are you interested in learning how to deliver nutritional support services to people affected by humanitarian disasters? This intensive week-long training course gives an overview of current best practice in nutrition and food security in emergencies.

It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your practice and help you prepare for the complexity and the reality of working in an emergency context. It is particularly suitable for people who wish to consolidate their knowledge and experience and who are keen to learn from and with others.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is aimed at staff of UN agencies, NGOs and national ministries of health in countries that are regularly affected by emergencies. Health workers, nutritionists, doctors, nurses as well as programme managers are encouraged to apply.

You do not need any formal academic qualifications for entry as we value experience. You will be taught by practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds including international NGOs, teaching and research institutes, all of whom have substantial expertise within the sector.

Training Course Content

The course aims to provide an overview of nutrition during humanitarian emergencies.

The topics studied will include:

  • a general review of the different types of malnutrition
  • their direct and underlying causes
  • measuring malnutrition at the population and individual levels
  • common nutritional interventions

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