Short course Nutritional Crises: Origins, Consequences and Interventions 2019

Information

Period

13 May 2019 - 18 May 2019
2 ECTS credits
40 Teaching hours
1 week

Language

English

Format

On-site

Contact

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

Location

Genève

Registration

Registration deadline

29 April 2019
10 days before the beginning of the course

Fees:

CHF 1'500.-

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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.

Director(s)

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

Coordinator(s)

Prof. Doris SCHOPPER and Dr. Anne GOLAZ, CERAH
This seminar presents an overview on 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.

Number of participants

Le nombre de participants est adapté à la pédagogie choisie.

Contribution to the SDGs

Goal 3: Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all Goal 2: End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture Goal 10: Reduce inequality within and among countries Goal 16: Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development Goal 17: Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere Goal 11: Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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