International Nutrition Programs

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 227
Associated Faculty

Course Description

This intensive course provides presentations, readings, and exercises relating to the broad range of nutrition interventions utilized in international programs: growth monitoring and promotion, nutrition counseling and IEC, supplementary feedings and food-based income transfers, household food security and agricultural-based interventions, micronutrient activities, and breast-feeding. The course also covers malnutrition causality, nutrition and structural adjustment, social funds, economic and food aid, active learning capacity and the nutrition transition. Finally students become well versed in program design and appraisal techniques including dynamic models and program constraint assessments, and are responsible for major exercises relating to existing programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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Terms Offered

Semester/Term SIS Number Meeting Time Location Instructors Syllabus
Fall 2017 83497 Wednesday 3:15pm - 6:15pm Jaharis 155 Erin Boyd
Fall 2016 64299 9:00am - 12:00pm, Thursday 5:00pm - 8:00pm Erin Boyd
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