Food Safety

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    56 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

In order to sustain life and promote good health, access to safe and nutritious food is essential. Unsafe food containing bacteria, viruses, or chemical substances can cause various diseases ranging from diarrhea to cancers. Such unsafe food creates a vicious cycle of disease and malnutrition, affecting infants, young children, the elderly, and the sick. read more »»

This impedes the socio-economic development. According to the WHO, every year 220 million children contract the diarrheal disease, and 96000 dies. Food safety is a public health priority. Policy-makers, food handlers, and consumers have to collaborate to ensure food safety at various levels.

Who should attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians
  • Dentists
  • Nurses
  • Paramedical Staff
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)
  • Students preparing for food safety officer posts

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Basics of food safety
  • Measures of food safety
  • Ensuring food safety
  • Conditions in which microorganisms grow


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: intermediates

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