Nutrition is a cornerstone of health and development. Tracking nutrition indicators is key to achieving Sustainable Development Goal 2 to end hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture.
Introduction to Nutrition Indicators in DHS Surveys, the latest open course offered on The DHS Program Learning Hub, is available for free with a simple registration. This course is designed to orient professionals from government, civil society, multilateral organizations, and all data users to the nutrition indicators reported in DHS surveys. It is organized into 12 modules:
|Child nutritional status||Adolescent and adult nutritional status||Child growth monitoring
|Infant and young child feeding (IYCF)||Women's dietary practices||Nutrition counseling
|Anemia status||Micronutrient supplementation and deworming in children||Food or cash assistance, deworming, and iron-containing supplementation during pregnancy
|Salt iodization||Optional anthropometric data quality||Optional food insecurity
In Introduction to Nutrition Indicators in DHS Surveys, you will learn how the nutrition indicators reported in DHS surveys are collected, defined, and interpreted. Expect to spend between 2-3 hours completing this self-paced course. To register and access the Introduction to Nutrition Indicators in DHS Surveys course, click the button below, create a new Learning Hub account, and get ready to learn!
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