Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies

Course date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000 Registration closed, view 2018 course calender

INTRODUCTION

A nutrition assessment is an in-depth evaluation of both objective and subjective data related to an individual's food and nutrient intake, lifestyle, and medical history. Once the data on an individual is collected and organized, the practitioner can assess and evaluate the nutritional status of that person. This course covers basic concepts around the humanitarian system and reform, undernutrition and response in emergencies, individual assessment and micronutrients.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

By the end of this training, participants will have indepth knowledge on:

                   International Humanitarian System and Reform

                   Basic concepts in Nutrition in Emergencies

                   Measuring undernutrition in individuals

                   Micronutrients

                   Infant Feeding in Emergencies

 

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1:

International Humanitarian System and Reform

       Humanitarian coordination

       Humanitarian reform, financing and the cluster approach

       Humanitarian actors and roles

       Overview of UNICEF History

       UNICEF Core Commitments for Children (CCCs)

       Standards and accountability

 

Module 2:

Basic concepts in Nutrition in Emergencies

       Why care about nutrition?

       Nutrition basics

       Types of undernutrition: growth failure

       Types of undernutrition: micronutrient deficiencies

       Causes and most vulnerable to undernutrition

       Response to nutrition in emergencies

       Nutrition interventions

 

Module 3:

Measuring undernutrition in individuals

       Anthropometry and its use

       Measuring length and height

       Measuring weight

       Measuring Mid-Upper Arm Circumference (MUAC)

       Nutritional indices and reference standards

       Reference Standards

       Measuring infants, adults and adolescents

 

Module 4:

Micronutrients

       Review of micronutrients

       UNICEF CCCs on Micronutrients

       Assessing micronutrient deficiencies in emergencies

       Calculating nutrient content of rations

       Preventing micronutrient deficiencies

       Policies and guidelines on Micronutrients

 

Module 5:

Infant Feeding in Emergencies

       Why IFE Matters

       Infant feeding in the context of HIV

       Key global initiatives on IFE

       Common concerns about breastfeeding

       Basic interventions

       The importance of complementary feeding

       Policy, coordination, training and communication

       Technical interventions on IFE

       Preventing and handling donations in emergencies

       Handling milk and milk products in emergencies



 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254732776700

or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

 

Course Date: 09/12/2019 to 13/12/2019 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
Registration closed, view 2018 course calender
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