Welcome to the Introduction to nutrition course. This online course describes the actions that UNICEF Nutrition take to attempt to alleviate malnutrition. It explains why efforts and collaborations with multiple sectors are required to address the underlying causes of malnutrition.

This is a single module. The full UNICEF nutrition course, from which it is taken, includes additional modules and resources. The full course is only available to UNICEF staff. 

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Is this course for me?
This module is suitable for humanitarians of any level of seniority, of either technical or non-technical background, who want to learn the basics about nutrition, and about UNICEF's nutrition programme

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How will I benefit from this course?
On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • explain the approach to nutrition taken at UNICEF
  • described the nutrition-specific interventions undertaken by UNICEF
  • explain the importance of working across multiple sectors
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How long will it take?
 It should take you about 30 minutes to complete. 

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How much does it cost?
 This course is free.

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Will I get a certificate at the end?
 Yes! You will be able to download a certificate after you have completed all the modules and the feedback form.

The word START and a question mark in a circleHow do I start?
 Click on       Join        button on this page. This will take you through to the course modules. Don't worry, if you stop a module halfway through, you can always continue later from where you left off.