Announcement! New Course in November 2016: ‘Acute Malnutrition: improving treatment through research’ – University of Copenhagen

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19 August 2016

Announcement! New Course in November 2016: ‘Acute Malnutrition: improving treatment through research’

Faculty of Science is proud announce that the new course ‘Acute Malnutrition: improving treatment through research’, will be running in November 2016, at Mwanamugimu Nutrition Unit, Makerere University in Kampala.

Details about the course


Course title:
‘Acute Malnutrition: improving treatment through research’
Venue: Mwanamugimu Nutrition Unit, Department of Paediatrics and child health, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
Dates: 14.11.2016- 18.11.2016 (5 days) 9:00 – 17:00 daily

Guest lectures:
Professor André Briend
Professor James Alexander Berkley
Doctor Marco Kerac

Organisers

  • Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University
  • Paediatric and International Nutrition Group, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Copenhagen University

In collaboration with:

  • Mwanamugimu Nutrition Unit, mulango Hospital

Who should attend?

If you are a PhD student with a keen interest in the area of acute malnutrition or if you have clinical experience in the treatment of child malnutrition, this course should be of interest to you.

How will you benefit from the course?

This course provides a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations and treatment of acute malnutrition. The five days of the course will involve lectures delivered by experts in the field, clinical case-demonstrations in the wards of Mwanamugimu Nutrition Unit, short research presentations, and in depth discussions.

Those attending the course will learn how to:

  • Recognise clinical manifestations and complications of moderate and severe acute malnutrition in children.
  • Identify and discuss research gaps in relation to pathophysiology, diagnostic criteria and treatment of moderate and severe acute malnutrition.
  • Critically review and discuss the most recent research on moderate and severe acute malnutrition.

Course Administrator: Hannah Pesu (hpe@nexs.ku.dk)

 

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