222.649.81 INTERNATIONAL NUTRITION
- Keith West
Presents major nutritional problems that influence the health, survival, and developmental capacity of populations in developing societies. Covers approaches implemented at the household, community, national, and international levels to improve nutritional status. Explores the degree to which malnutrition can be prevented or reduced prior to achieving full economic development through targeted public and private sector interventions that address the causes of malnutrition.
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to: 1) Describe and be discussant on contemporary public health nutrition problems facing low-income countries; 2) apply conventional epidemiologic, nutritional, demographic, and health economic concepts and indicators in characterizing nutrition problems and inerventions in low income populations; 3) develop a profile of nutrition and health problems in a low-income country and evaluate national approaches to prevention.
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.