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Public Health Nutrition Course

Public Health

E-Learnings (NO CE, NO CME)

Original program date: Apr 01, 2016
Expiration date: Not available

Program Description:

The SickKids Public Health Nutrition Course (SPHNC) is a free online course designed primarily for health professionals, but also students and individuals seeking to learn more about nutrition in a globalized world. By leveraging the SickKids Centre for Global Child Health’s expertise and international networks, the open-access course exposes participants to contemporary issues in public health nutrition with an emphasis on maternal and child nutrition. The SPHNC encompasses an interactive, broad-based curriculum that equips participants with the knowledge and skills to address nutrition-related health challenges, adding a more dynamic layer to existing education content and mediums currently available in public health nutrition.

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Program Objectives:

  • The SPHNC is designed for health care professionals (physicians, nurses, dietitians, health managers), but it is also applicable to individuals aspiring to learn more about nutrition in a global context.
  • It encompasses evidence-based content and current nutrition recommendations, particularly relevant to practice in low-resource settings.
  • The curriculum is comprised of both broad and specific topics, beneficial for a diverse audience ranging from doctors seeking nutrition information relevant to clinical practice, to managers requiring essential public health nutrition knowledge for population and community interventions.
  • Visit the SickKids Public Health Course http://learn.sickkidsglobal.ca/ introduction to learn more.

Presenters

Diego Bassani SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Jo-Anna Baxter SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Zulfiqar Bhutta SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Robert Black Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Gene Bukhman Harvard School of Public Health
Laura Caulfield Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Parul Christian Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Saskia de Pee World Food Programme
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Majid Ezzati Imperial College
Greg Garrett Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Sonja Y. Hess University of California, Davis
Richard Hurrell ETH - Zurich
Tazeen Jafar Duke Medical School
Joanne Katz Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Nabeeha Kazi Humanitas Global
Emily Keats SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Silvia Kaufmann The World Bank
Zohra Lassi Aga Khan University
Lindsey Lenters SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Stephen Matthews University of Toronto
Evan Mayo-Wilson Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Andrew Prentice London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Daniel Roth SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
Marie Ruel International Food Poverty Research Institute
Susan Sawyer Royal Children’s Hospital
Daniel Sellen University of Toronto
Marc Van Ameringen Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition
Keith West Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Walter Willett Harvard School of Public Health
Michael Zimmermann ETH - Zurich
Stanley Zlotkin SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
The SPHNC

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