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      July 13, 2020

      Monday   8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

      Tea Spot
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies

      Dear all,
      RE: Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies
      FineResults Research Services would like to invite you to high impact training Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies to be held in Nairobi from 13th -17th July, 2020.
      Course Name: Nutrition Assessment in Emergencies
      Date: 13th -17th July, 2020.
      Venue: FineResults Research Training Centre, Nairobi, Kenya
      Cost: USD 800
      Registration: REGISTER HERE

      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.

      5 Days

      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

      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:
      • 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

      NB: We are offering you a half day, fun and interactive team building event!
      Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 / +254 759 285 295 or Email:

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

      Visit our website for more details

      How to participate
      Individual Registration

      Contact information
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