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DHP D237: Nutrition in Complex Emergencies: Policies, Practice and Decision-making

Course Description

The course will introduce students to the concept of Public Nutrition and examine its central role in complex emergencies. The implications of the Public Nutrition approach for assessment and analysis, policy development, program design and implementation will be examined. This will provide an understanding of; the causes and nutritional outcomes of humanitarian crises and complex emergencies (malnutrition, morbidity and mortality). The course has a field-oriented focus based on a wide range of recent and past food and nutrition crises ranging. The course reviews international response strategies, nutrition programs and relevant policies; and incorporates relevant applied research. The course provides the opportunity for active class participation drawing upon the actual work experience of the students and applying a range of up-to-date case-study materials based on current humanitarian crises.

Cross-listed with NUTR 0308; enrollment limited to 10 Fletcher students
Erin Boyd
Course duration: Full semester
Credits/Units: 3.0

Spring 2020

Erin Boyd
Room: Other
Room Name: Friedman
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
SIS number: 24286

Final Exam

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Spring 2021

Erin Boyd
Room: Other
Room Name: Friedman
Day(s): Tuesday
Time: 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Final Exam

Consult instructor for exam details