Short Course on Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies

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  • Location Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Date 26-09-2022 - 30-09-2022
Workshop Title
Short Course on Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies
Event Type
Workshop
Workshop Date
26-09-2022 to 30-09-2022
Last Date for Applying
26-09-2022
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
fineresults
Organizing/Related Departments
training
Organization Type
Company
WorkshopCategory
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
WorkshopLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
Related Industries

Education/Teaching/Training/Development

Medical/Healthcare/Hospital

Security/Law Enforcement/Legal Services

Location
Nairobi, Kenya

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 in depth 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: [email protected]

 

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: [email protected]

Registration Fees
Available
Registration Fees Details
USD 800, KES 65,000
Registration Ways
Email
Phone
Website
Address/Venue
Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya  Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya 
Official Email ID
Contact
Joy Nyongesa

Fahari Palace Apartments, along Church Road, Nairobi Kenya

[email protected]

   +254 732 776 700      +254 732 776 700