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      Training on Community Health and Nutrition in Nairobi

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      October 14, 2019

      Monday   8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

      Muthithi Road
      Nairobi, Nairobi Municipality

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      Training on Community Health and Nutrition

      About the course

      In most developing countries the majority of the population-the rural population especially-does not receive even the most basic health care or any nutritional advice. Malnutrition usually stems from poverty and from ignorance of what are the right foods to eat. At the same time it increases the problems caused by the lack of health care because it weakens the body's defense against disease. This training is aimed at building the skills of the participants to efficiently offer nutrition services to communities, linking them to care and referral. This is expected to empower communities to make informed choices to ensure healthy eating and lifestyles.

      Target Population

      This course is aimed at health managers, community health workers, community health volunteers, nutritionists, development practitioners and other health professionals who are responsible for enhancing community health.


      10 days

      What you will learn

      By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

      Describe the relationship between nutrition, health and development
      Understand the classification of food into different food groups
      Understand household food security
      Describe the different nutritional requirements for each lifecycle stage
      Know to conduct growth monitoring.
      Understand the different types of malnutrition
      Carry out community nutrition counselling
      Carry out nutrition assessment

      Cost: Payment required - 2000.00

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