SickKids® Public Health Nutrition Course

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016

A free online course designed primary for healthcare professionals, students and individuals seeking to learn more about nutrition in a globalized world, with contemporary issues in public health nutrition with an emphasis on maternal and child nutrition.

Reference:

To access the nutrition course, please visit:
http://learn.sickkidsglobal.ca/

The SickKids® Public Health Nutrition Course is comprised of 7 modules:

  • Module 1: Public Health Nutrition with a Life Cycle Perspective
  • Module 2: Nutrition and its Social Determinants
  • Module 3: Micronutrient Deficiencies and their Global Burden
  • Module 4: Nutrition in Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Module 5: Nutritional Interventions – Programs & Policies
  • Module 6: Research Methods & Tools for Public Health Nutrition Programs
  • Module 7: Public Health Nutrition Tutorials
     

For more information, please visit: http://learn.sickkidsglobal.ca/

 

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Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
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  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

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A pooled analysis of growth and tolerance of infants exclusively fed partially hydrolysed protein-based infant formulas (NEW!)

A pooled analysis of seven clinical trials found that healthy infants fed cow’s milk-based formula and partially hydrolyzed whey formula had comparable growth in the first four months, while the later had more soft and few hard stools.

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