Short course Nutritional Crises: Origins, Consequences and Interventions
Present: • Food and nutrition emergencies, and use of nutritional indicators • Clinical aspects of malnutrition including micro-nutrients deficiencies and their treatment • Key emergency nutrition interventions including therapeutic and supplementary feeding
Explain standard methods to: • Conduct nutrition surveys to assess acute/chronic and severe/moderate malnutrition • Manage food aid logistics, targeting, and the equitable distribution of an adequate ration • Monitor and evaluate food aid and nutrition interventions
Health / Nutrition specialist wishing to move into the humanitarian sector
Overview of nutritional crises, their origins, consequences and interventions
Emphasis is given to the recognition of food and nutrition emergencies, clinical aspects of malnutrition, as well as key emergency nutrition interventions.
Prof. Doris SCHOPPER, Geneva Centre for Education and Research in Humanitarian Action (CERAH), a joint Centre of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID), Geneva