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Diploma in Nutrition in Humanitarian Assistance

Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce Diploma in Nutrition in Humanitarian Assistance Course. This is both an online and Distance Learning Course, which starts 1st of every month.

Overall Course Overview
The course seeks to provide an outline of nutrition interventions implemented in humanitarian settings. It will follow the project cycle steps, so focusing on how to assess malnutrition from a qualitative and quantitative point of view and contextualize underlying causes and challenges, how to design and plan the most suitable intervention and how to monitor it in an effective and efficient manner.
The Following are the Key Thematic Areas Participants Will Cover:
  1. A general review of the different types of malnutrition and their direct and underlying causes

  2. assessing and measuring malnutrition at population and individual level

  3. common nutritional interventions (CMAM and IYCF)

  4. monitoring and evaluation mechanisms of nutrition interventions

  5. Remaining challenges and humanitarian dilemmas related to nutrition

  6. Integrated programming: food security and WASH plus nutrition interventions. Nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive interventions

  7. The Sphere guidelines and other relevant nutrition standards

Assignments: There are four assignments (continuous assessment tests), research paper and one examination to be offered at the end of the course. Assignments account for 40%, research paper counts for 30%, while the Final Exam accounts for 30% of the total mark. Upon completion of the course, you shall be issued with a Diploma Certificate and a course transcript.

Examination Certificate and Transcripts will be sent after successful completion of the course. 

Duration and Course Load: 24 weeks (5 to 6 hours per week)

Dates: (Six Months) Course Starts at 1st of Every Month

ParticipantsDevelopment Professionals

Regions: Global

Organizer:  Africa Training Institute

Language: English

Format: Web-based and Distance Learning Facilitated 

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