Course Outline
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Jan 10, 2017

This postgraduate diploma aims to provide comprehensive training in public health nutrition in a global setting with the choice of specializing in a number of topics and in a range of contexts. It provides an integrated program covering dietary, epidemiological, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. Special topics include biostatistics, maternal and child nutrition, food policy, nutrition program planning, monitoring and evaluation and nutritional epidemiology. This area of study is particularly suitable for people whose employment overlaps the nutritional area such as health workers, medical practitioners, dieticians, pharmacists, nurses, health educators and teachers, and those who wish to avail themselves of contemporary ideas in human nutrition.

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