3rd Asia SHN Training Course

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Bangkok, Thailand,  2 - 10 December, 2013

Following the success of the 2nd School Health & Nutrition (SHN) Training Course for government, United Nations and civil society staff in the Asian region earlier this year, Partnership for Child Development (PCD), Mahidol University and Japan Consortium for Global School Health Research are delighted to announce applications are now open for the 3rd Asia SHN Training Course. 

Hosted by Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand, between 3-10 December, 2013, the course will focus on the crucial topic of malnutrition; looking at the double burden of stunting and wasting, and under-nutrition among children as well as the growing issue of child obesity in Asia. Expert lectures and workshops on these topics will be given by Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health and PCD among others. 

The course will also be followed by the first Asian School Health Symposium on December 11, which will bring together school health professionals and policy makers to issue an international declaration, highlighting key issues for the future of school health in the region.

Applications are being accepted via Mahidol University's Website and are closing this Wednesday November 6. 

The 2nd Asia SHN Training Course 

Course participants at the SHN Training Course in Laos, February 2013The 2nd course held in Vientiane, Laos in February 2013 welcomed 40 participants from 11 Asian countries and included representatives of, World Food Programme, Save the Children and GIZ. For eight days, attendees shared experiences and regional knowledge, attended action planning workshops and expert lectures and experienced participatory field learning. 

Course Queries

For course queries please contact:

Cai Heath

SHN Programme Manager 

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Partnership for Child Development
Dept. of Infectious Disease Epidemiology
Imperial College London
W2 1PG

Tel: +44 (0)20 759 43255

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