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Nutrition in Developing Countries Course

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The Nutrition in Developing Countries short course will provide a comprehensive summary of the issues involved in maintaining community and household food security, assessing nutritional status and needs, and developing and managing programs addressing energy undernutrition and other nutritional deficiencies.

Objectives:

  • Identify and classify the major nutrients required for good human health and well-being
  • Analyse the major global and local determinants of adequate human nutrition
  • Assess the nutritional status of individuals and populations
  • Diagnose and manage acute undernutrition in children and adults
  • Identify the causative factors in the evolution of population nutrition emergencies
  • Plan programs to rehabilitate undernourished communities and to maintain and strengthen household food security
  • Understand the impact of rapid social, economic and behavioural change on human nutrition in the form of chronic, non-communicable diseases.

Find out more about this and other Burnet Institute Master of Public Health units and short courses in international health.

Date & Time

Wednesday, 23 August, 2017 – Wednesday, 30 August, 2017

Venue

Burnet Institute
85 Commercial Road
Melbourne Victoria 3004
Australia

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Tickets

$990 AUD (Individuals) $825 AUD (ACFID Members) Includes tuition and course materials; but excludes travel, accommodation, health cover, visas and other expenses.

Contact Details

For more information about this event, please contact:

Sieyin Phung

Education & Training

Email

sieyin.phung@burnet.edu.au