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NiE Pilot Course IMC and Emory University

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15 Mar 2016, 14:57

International Medical Corps
The Center for Humanitarian Emergencies at Emory University
8 – 20 August, 2016 (Monday—Saturday), 8:30 a.m. — 5:30 p.m.
Rollins School of Public Health, Claudia Nance Rollins Building, Room 1055,
1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia
This 2-week pilot course led by experts in nutrition and emergency response is aimed at entry-level nutrition practitioners and emergency responders (internal and external to Emory University,) or those in other fields with a very strong interest in nutrition in emergencies but little experience. It is a rare opportunity for in-depth and context specific training in the dynamic and diverse field of nutrition response. The curriculum consists of both presentations and interactive case studies.
Specific topics to be covered include:
1) The humanitarian system
2) The nutrition cluster
3) The causes of malnutrition
4) Vulnerable populations in emergencies
5) Nutrition needs assessment and analysis
6) Infant and young child feeding in emergencies (IYCF-E)
7) Community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM)
8) Prevention and treatment of micronutrient deficiencies
9) Food and cash assistance
10) Food security and livelihoods (FSL)
11) Intersections with WASH and health
12) Social behavior change (SBC) in emergencies
13) Logistics of emergency nutrition
14) Monitoring & evaluation of nutrition (M&E)
The course is free for all pilot participants. However, participants are responsible for their transportation, housing, and other costs.
For those interested please contact Lara S. Martin by May 1 with your CV at Applications will be considered on a first come, first serve basis.

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