Infant and young child feeding counselling: an integrated course
Impact of feeding practices on the nutritional status, growth, development, health and survival of infants and young children
This training package aligns with health strategies aimed at improving infant and young child feeding, by allowing you to create a customized training package that will respond directly to the specific learning needs of your health workers. The training modules cover a range of topics, including breastfeeding, complementary feeding, growth assessment and monitoring, HIV and infant feeding, and infant and young child feeding counselling. Depending on the context of your local nutrition situation, it is important for you to select and prioritize sessions that will contribute to the greatest improvement of infant and young child feeding in your area. There are several actions that you can take to select and prioritize which training sessions will best respond to the individual needs of the health workers in your country or region.