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Event: 'Nutritional Management Of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM): A Capacity Building Workshop' Print
  Workshop
Date: Monday, August 08, 2016 At 09:00 AM
Duration: 4 Days 1 Hour

August 8 – 12, 2016 (Monday to Friday)

Last date of registration – July 25, 2016

About the course

India currently has one of the highest malnutrition rates in the world. More than half of all death in children in India is attributed to malnutrition. In order to address this “not so silent” emergency, nutrition has received renewed attention by all stakeholders of the country particularly at the highest level of policy making. The workshop on “Nutritional Management of children with Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)” aims at enabling the participants develop technical competencies in nutrition service delivery targeted towards children with undernutrition at the facility as well as the community level. The workshop will focus on core principles of pediatric nutrition with key focus on infant and young child feeding practices, growth monitoring and promotion, community and facility based management of children with SAM and principles of behaviour change communication in providing effective nutrition education to the care givers for long term management.

Contents

  • General principles of child nutrition and nutritional requirements in infancy and childhood.
  • Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) practices
  • Principles of Behaviour Change Communication (BCC)
  • Nutrition education and counselling
  • Assessment of nutritional status, growth monitoring and interpretation, hands on session on growth monitoring and interpretation
  • Child undernutrition: Screening, detection and referral
  • Facility based management of severe acute malnutrition
  • Community based management of severe acute malnutrition
  • Applying principles of nutrition education and BCC for planning counselling sessions, follow up and compliance

Registration Fee

Indian National: 10000 INR per participant

International Participant: 20000 INR per participant

The registration fee includes course kit, lunch and snacks. Please note that the participants will have to bear their own travel, boarding and lodging expenses. However, the organizers will be able to provide a list of hotels or guesthouses nearby the institute upon request.

Contact

Ms. Tanuja Bhandari
Sr. Programme Officer-Trainings
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Ph: +91 124 2477900 (ext. 4110)
Website: www.phfi.org


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