Certificate in Public Health Nutrition


  • Understand the principles and concepts of Public health nutrition.
  • Learn nutritional epidemiology and its applications in research and development.
  • Critically analyse global food security issues and its implications on nutrition and health.
  • Develop insights on international, national and local public health nutrition programmes to address malnutrition-under nutrition and over nutrition.
  • Appraise the different e-tools to improve population nutrition.


Public Health Nutrition (PHN) course aims to equip students with the knowledge of community nutrition, national and international nutrition programmes and interventions. The programme strengthens students skills to develop, implement and evaluate the nutrition programmes and policies to address the different nutritional problems with greater impact and efficiency. Also, the course envisages to develop an evidence-based approach to address the nutritional problems and to reduce the risk for malnutrition in different populations. Global nutrition challenges differ and the solutions to address these public health challenges should be tailored to the context. The developing countries have double or triple burden of diseases to address and solutions to improve the scenario using both nutrition-specific and nutrition-sensitive approach are pertinent.

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3 Months


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