Role of Nutrition – Infancy and beyond

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What you'll learn

The nutritional requirement in preconception, conception, post-conception, and in the period of childhood is very crucial for the overall development, growth, and health of an individual in later life. Poor nutrition increases the risk of illness either directly or indirectly and affects the growth and development of an individual. read more »»

Among live births every year, 1/3rd of the deaths before the age of 5 years are due to malnutrition in the mother during childhood. This is a serious public health issue and the mortality rate needs to decrease. This can be overcome by having adequate knowledge of nutrition requirements during childhood, counseling the poor parents, etc.

This expert speaker course will help you to understand the nutritional requirements during infancy and childhood which help in the overall development of an individual.

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

  • Nutritional challenges in infancy
  • Developmental milestones
  • Nutritional requirements and assessment
  • Methods and steps in growth monitoring
  • Growth charts


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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