222.649.81 International Nutrition
- International Health
- 4th term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
Introduction to Online Learning is required prior to participating in any of the School's Internet-based courses.
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.
- Learning Objectives:
- Describe and discuss contemporary public health nutrition problems facing low- and middle-income countries
- Apply conventional epidemiologic, nutritional, demographic, and health economic concepts and indicators in characterizing nutrition problems and interventions in low- and middle-income populations
- Develop a profile of nutrition and health problems in a low- and middle-income country and evaluate national approaches to prevention
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on term paper and participation.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required