This is a course for public health students relevant to developing countries. It addresses issues such as common nutritional disorders, assessment of nutritional status, the role of the health sector in food and nutrition, food and nutrition policy, and nutritional surveillance.

The overall objective of the public health nutrition course is to enable graduate students to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and attitude towards identifying nutritional and related health problems of communities and to coordinate the design and implementation of appropriate intervention measures.

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