Are you interested in learning how to deliver nutritional support services to people affected by humanitarian disasters? The Training on Nutrition Emergencies is an intensive week-long course that aims to provide an overview of current best practice within this rapidly evolving sector of nutrition in emergencies. It will provide you with the knowledge and skills to improve your practice and help to prepare you for the complexity and the reality of working in an emergency context.
Scholarships are available for the this short course.
The course is run by the University of Westminster’s Centre for Public Health Nutrition.
Field of study:
Nutrition during humanitarian emergencies.
Number of Awards:
There are two full scholarships available for those from developing countries.
The scholarship targets interested individuals from a developing country. It is particularly suitable for people who wish to consolidate their knowledge and experience of working overseas and who are keen to learn from each other.
Full tuition fee waiver, accommodation, living expenses and flights to and from London.
- Must be from a developing country.
- Those with limited experience may also apply for the course as no formal academic qualifications are required for entry.
- Health workers, nutritionists, doctors, nurses and field program managers are encouraged to apply.
- Criteria for awarding scholarships are (a) the level of financial need and (b) employment in a relevant sector in a country prone to disaster.
Applications including the short course scholarship application form and required attachments (employer reference, etc.) must be sent by 15 August directly to the Scholarships Department:
University of Westminster
32-38 Wells Street
London W1T 3UW