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.§
Training Course Content
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
Complementary issues addressed include:
the Sphere guidelines
new guidelines for infant and young child feeding
The course content is based on the Harmonised Training Package of the Global Nutrition Cluster, the Lancet 2013 Nutrition series and Global Health and Nutrition policies agreed at the World Health Assembly in Geneva. Guest lecturers from the Nutrition Cluster, ACF, Save the Children and MSF will also present sessions during the week.
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