Nutritional Crises: Origins, Consequences and Interventions

Objectives
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
Audience
Professional with experience in the humanitarian field, wishing to deepen his understanding of one of the topics
Health / Nutrition specialist wishing to move into the humanitarian sector
Programme
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
Direction
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
Coordination
Prof. Doris SCHOPPER and Dr. Anne GOLAZ, University of Geneva

Duration
May 8-12, 2017
April 2018
1 week
2 ECTS credits

Registration deadline
10 days before the beginning of the course

Registration fees
CHF 1'500.-
Chèque formation

Information
CERAH
+41 (0)22 908 44 53
cerahgeneve(at)unige.ch

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