Department of Clinical Nutrition, NIU
Summer Short Courses, 2019
Course No 1.
Course Name: INFANT NUTRITION
Duration: 4 weeks
Days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Timings: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Venue: NUR International University, Lahore (City Campus: 11/1 B Model Town)
Date: 1st July to 26th July, 2019
Instructor: Ms Saima Naz (PhD, Food Scientist and Technologist)
Fee: 6000 (Inclusive of 2000 Registration Fee)
Last Date to Register: 28 June, 2019
- To identify problems affecting infant and young child feeding and provide a framework of essential interventions
- To create an environment that will enable mothers, families and other caregivers to implement optimal feeding practices
Infant and young child feeding: introduction, global strategy, importance of breastfeeding, local and international scenario, breastfeeding working; Breastfeeding practices: common breastfeeding difficulties, Breastfeeding counseling: building confidence and giving support, Complementary feeding practices: cup-feeding and hygienic preparation of food, foods to fill energy and micronutrients gap, Breastfeeding related topics: maternal illness and breastfeeding, feeding during illness and low-birth-weight babies International code of marketing of breast milk substitutes, Feeding guidelines of various global agencies – WHO etc. Complex challenges to implementing the global strategy for infant and young child feeding.