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330033 VO Global Nutrition with Special Emphasis on Public Health (2021W)


Tu 05.10. 14:00-15:45 Digital


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 12.10. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 19.10. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 09.11. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 16.11. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 23.11. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 30.11. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 07.12. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 14.12. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 11.01. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 18.01. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital
Tuesday 25.01. 14:00 - 15:45 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The lectures will take place in a digital manner. First of all, the ppts for the topics will be uploaded on moodle the day prior to the lecture date. Once a day, there will be a chance to discuss and clarify issues through the videotool on moodle. The times will be communicated one day in advance.

1. Introduction into FNS
2. Nutrition Transition
3. Nutrition and Health Surveys
4 Growth Monitoring and Promotion
5 Management of Severe and Moderate Acute Malnutrition. SAM/ MAM Treatment
6 Breastfeeding/ Complementary Feeding
7 Dietary Diversity Scores
8 Micronutrients
9 Food Safety
11 Nutrition in HIV/ AIDS and Tb
12 Gender and FNS

Assessment and permitted materials

I will pose three topics and you can chose one and write an essay (10 pages) From the day I will send you the topics you will have 14 days to submit your essay. It is important that you try to include aspects from different lectures when preparing the essay. It will demonstrate that you understand the synergies between the various topics

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For the judgement of lectures the following criteria count
1. Table of content
2. logical sequence
3. Cross-cutting with many subjects of the lecture
4. Conclusion

Each of these aspects will gain 10 points. Reaching 20.5 point will make you pass the exam
20.5 - 25 = 4
25.5 - 30 = 3
30.5 - 35 = 2
35.5 - 40 = 1

Examination topics

The ppt of the respective lectures will be uploaded. They will help to include aspects of them in your essay

The dates will be announced soon

Reading list

will be displayed in pots

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Fr 24.09.2021 16:10