Integrating Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support into Health Service Delivery—Training Course for Facility-Based Providers in Uganda

illustration of staff person speaking to a group of familiesThe Uganda Ministry of Health partnered with FANTA and other stakeholders to develop the Integrating Nutrition Assessment, Counseling, and Support (NACS) into Health Service Delivery training course. The course aims to improve the capacity of health service providers at all levels to better integrate NACS into all health service delivery points.

The training encompasses the following topics:

  • Basic nutrition
  • Management of malnutrition
  • Maternal nutrition
  • Infant and young child feeding
  • Nutrition and infectious diseases including HIV and tuberculosis
  • Nutrition education and counseling
  • Management of nutrition commodities and supplies
  • Monitoring and reporting on nutrition indicators

The materials for the training include a facilitators’ manual, reference manual, job aids, and session presentations.

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