HMG7130 - Nutrition for Global Health
HMG7310 - Nutrition Assessment and Program Management
|1.||Conceptually map types and causes of malnutrition in emergencies in a variety of local, national and international contexts;|
|2.||Conduct a nutrition assessment in a simulated emergency using standard tools and methodologies;|
|3.||Outline and critique interventions used to prevent and treat malnutrition in emergencies;|
|4.||Design an defend an emergency nutrition intervention based on assessed need in line with national and international minimum standards in emergency response in nutrition; and|
|5.||Debate current challenges and controversies in nutrition in emergencies.|
|Test||Quiz x2 (equivalent to 1000 words each)||20%|
|Case Study||Written report on a case study of an emergency nutrition response (2500 words)||40%|
|Other||Simulation of nutrition assessment and response in a humanitarian crisis (in groups) (2500 words)||40%|
The Sphere Handbook: Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Humanitarian Response, 1st
The Sphere Project, 2011
The Sphere Project
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