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14.2.2020 at 09:00 - 10.3.2020 at 23:59

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Leena Suominen

Published, 23.3.2020 at 10:44

The course has been postponed to the academic year 2020-21. Literature-based assignments to complete the course in spring 2020 for students who can´t attend the course on next academic year are available. Information through Moodle.

Timetable

Here is the course’s teaching schedule. Check the description for possible other schedules.

DateTimeLocation
Tue 10.3.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 11.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 17.3.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 18.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 24.3.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 25.3.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 31.3.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 1.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 7.4.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 8.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 21.4.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 22.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45
Tue 28.4.2020
08:15 - 09:45
Wed 29.4.2020
10:15 - 11:45

Description

The course is optional for students in the HNFB Master’s programme.
The course is optional in the module HNFB-1000 Ravitsemustieteen perusteet (Basics in nutrition)

Available for other students.

After completing the course, the student will be able to

  • characterise diets and food habits in developing countries
  • explain the different forms of maternal and child malnutrition and their consequences
  • explain the underlying and immediate causes to maternal and child malnutrition
  • understand basic principles in food insecurity
  • explain some nutrition interventions and prevention strategies related to malnutrition
  • is familiar with the current initiatives for tackling nutritional problems.

The course can be completed at any phase of studies. The course is organised every other year, next time during academic year 2019-2020.

  • world nutrition situation
  • conceptual framework of malnutrition; forms of malnutrition and their consequences
  • double burden of malnutrition, nutrition transition
  • infectious diseases; water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH
  • foetal malnutrition, breast feeding, complementary feeding
  • maternal malnutrition
  • nutrition specific vs. nutrition sensitive programs
  • food security

The literature consists of scientific articles and reports.

Active participation in lectures, assignments, examination

Grading 0-5. The grading criteria will be displayed on Moodle platform

Moodle-learning platform is in use.

Lectures, assignments, and/or examination

Riitta Freese