Good nutrition is central to health in many ways, impacting on disease and quality of life.
A good understanding of nutrition is important for doctors, nurses and public health professionals, as well as nutritionists and dietitians.
There are many free, good quality resources available on the internet to help ensure that professionals have access to the training and information that they need. The aim of this website is to help bring educational resources to the attention of those who might benefit from them.
Free nutritional resources
Cornell and UNICEF: on-line course Programming for Infant and Young Child Feedingwith global nutrition experts. http://nutritionworks.cornell.edu/UNICEF/about/
Improved Global Governance for Hunger Reduction Programme: Self-paced e-learning courses on a wide range of food security related topics. www.foodsec.org/dl/elcpages/food-security-courses.asp?pgLanguage=en&leftItemSelected=food-security-courses
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: on-line course Programming for Nutritional Outcomes https://ble.lshtm.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=26.
SCOPE(Specialist Certification in Obesity Professional Education): E-learning on-line courses on obesity at www.worldobesity.org/scope/e-learning/
Sight and Life: E-learning user-friendly course on 17 key vitamins and minerals at www.sightandlife.org/. To access the e-learning page, log-in (see bottom of web page), and register.
University of Southampton: E-learning interactive course on Nutritional State and Assessment https://www.som.soton.ac.uk/learn/test/nutrition/Default.asp (Nutrition Portal)
USAID Global Health e-Learning Center: http://www.globalhealthlearning.org/
- Nutrition (an introduction)www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/nutrition-introduction.
- Child Survival www.globalhealthlearning.org/program/child-survival
- Preventing postpartum hemorrhage www.globalhealthlearning.org/course/preventing-postpartum-hemorrhage.
World Vision International: courses on anaemia and stunting.www.wvi.org/nutrition/publication/distance-learning.