Nutrition in Emergencies Short Course - Moi University Kenya

Date: 26 Jun 2017 to: 30 Jun 2017

This course aims at equipping public health and humanitarian response persons with appropriate skills and techniques required to maintain good nutrition for vulnerable individuals during emergencies, in-order to reduce the risk of nutrition faltering and be well prepared for appropriate nutrition response in emergencies.  

The course is appropriate for health service provides, disaster response workers, relief agency staff, public health practitioners and other professionals involved in disaster response and risk reduction.


Key Content Areas

  • Overview on nutritional concepts
  • Macro and micro nutrient malnutrition
  • Nutrition assessment in emergencies
  • Infant and young child feeding    in emergencies
  • Food security approaches
  • Nutrition response in emergencies
  • Monitoring and evaluation of nutrition programs


Notable Presenters

Dr Susan Keino (Public Health Nutrition Specialist) & Elizabeth Buluku (Public Health Nutritionist, Infant and young child feeding specialist)


Course Prerequisite and details

Prerequisites: Post-secondary training in health sciences, relief work, development and emergencies work will be necessary for admission into the course

Certificate: A certificate of completion will be presented to attendees

Course feesKsh. 50,000 (US Dollar 550) excluding meals and accommodation

Accommodation: accomodation will be organized for participants from out of town and is charged at ksh. 4,500 half board


Contact details for further information and registration:

Dr. Susan Keino - Moi University, School of Public Health

Tel; +254 (0) 734 756 633


Or Judith Mang’eni - Moi University School of Nursing

Tel; +254 (0)722 647415