This session aims to increase the awareness and understanding of the global magnitude of undernutrition, overnutrition, and how they relate to public health nutrition.
session describes the etiology and consequences of undernutrition and
overnutrition, and introduces the concept of macro- and micronutrients.
session presents the importance of women’s nutrition, especially during
pregnancy. It also discusses strategies and initiatives
to address undernutrition in women, and consequently improve pregnancy outcomes.
session focuses on the principles and benefits of recommended infant and young
child feeding (IYCF) practices, and interventions to promote optimal IYCF.
This session explains
the nutritional requirements, in addition to the major issues and interventions
to address them, in school-age children and adolescents.
session identifies the role of epigenetics in nutrition with a focus on the
relationship of fetal nutrition and epigenetic changes.
This session orients
learners to key anthropometric and nutrition assessment tools used in the evaluation
of nutritional status.