Pediatric nutritional issues

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What you'll learn

Pediatric nutrition is a very crucial topic to be researched as a number of health issues are related to nutritional deficiencies and overeating in children. These generally include obesity and malnutrition or under-nutrition. Obesity in children is a global health issue leading to higher mortality rates nowadays due to changes in lifestyle habits, dietary patterns, less or no physical exercise, etc. read more »»

In the same way, malnutrition is also a major health issue leading to an increase in mortality rates in developing and low socioeconomic countries.

This issue can be resolved by taking an initiative in educating the people on nutritional requirements in children. This expert speaker course will help you to understand in depth about pediatric nutrition, how to diagnose and manage childhood obesity, how to identify and prevent undernutrition in children, and a lot more to upgrade your knowledge.

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • How to diagnose and manage childhood obesity.
  • How to identify and prevent undernutrition in children.


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.

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