Nutrition in Emergencies Policies, Practice and Decision-Making

Course Details

Course Number
NUTR 308
Associated Faculty

Course Description

Required for students enrolled in the Master of Arts in Humanitarian Assistance Program. This course will examine the central role and importance of food and nutrition in complex emergencies. The implications of this for nutrition assessment, policy development, program design and implementation will be examined. This will provide an understanding of; the nutritional outcomes of emergencies (malnutrition, morbidity and mortality); and also the causes of malnutrition and mortality in emergencies (the process and dynamics of an emergency). The course will also develop a broader range of management skills needed in relation to humanitarian response initiatives.

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Prerequisites

Graduate standing or instructor consent.

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