Malnutrition

Addressing malnutrition in all its forms represents an integrated agenda focusing on the root causes of malnutrition at all stages of the life course. In this section you will find material on the full range of malnutrition topics including childhood and elderly malnutrition, stunting, wasting, underweight, dysphagia as well as assessment and screening tools like the Mini Nutritional Assessment.

Nutrition Academy
NUTRITION ACADEMY FOR NURSES AND MIDWIVES

The Nutrition Academy, e-learning program is a compilation of some basic areas of nutrition knowledge Healthcare…

ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS IN COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING
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ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS IN COMPLEMENTARY FEEDING

Appropriate feeding facilitates the proper development of eating and self-feeding skills. By Mrs. Naana Adjei (MPH, RD)…

ENSURING GOOD NUTRITION IN THE FIRST THOUSAND DAYS: THE ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS
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ENSURING GOOD NUTRITION IN THE FIRST THOUSAND DAYS: THE ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS

Good nutrition and physical activity are the cornerstones of both good physical and mental health. By Dr. Edwina Appiah…

COMBATING HIDDEN HUNGER IN GHANA: THE ROLE OF THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL
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COMBATING HIDDEN HUNGER IN GHANA: THE ROLE OF THE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONAL

Hidden hunger may not always be visible, it is essential to intentionally provide adequate amounts of micronutrients in…

EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH_SHORT- & LONG- TERM OUTCOMES
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EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH: SHORT- & LONG- TERM OUTCOMES

Undernutrition impairs physical growth and cognitive development, after the age of 2 years damage is usually…

EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH_SHORT AND LONG TERM OUTCOMES
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EARLY NUTRITION AND HEALTH: SHORT- AND LONG-TERM RESULTS

The effects of malnutrition have intergenerational negative consequences and a nation with malnourished children has a…

2020 Essential Newborn Care Training
2020 Essential Newborn Care Training
MUAC measurement as an indicator of nutritional status  (videos)
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MUAC measurement as an indicator of nutritional status
Dr. Folu Olatona
Malnutrition (videos)
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Malnutrition
Dr. Folu Olatona