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UNICEF Training Course, Programming for Infant and Young Child Feeding

UNICEF and the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell have jointly developed a new online training course, Programming for Infant and Young Child Feeding. Click here for more details or Register Now.

If you have already registered for the UNICEF course, click here.



Global Health Feature

Check out global health activities in Cornell’s Division of Nutritional Sciences, including offerings on Cornell NutritionWorks.



Childhood Obesity

“Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Ecological Approach”

This 6-week in-depth course helps participants use an ecological approach to identify underlying causes of childhood obesity and develop an action plan for intervention in their communities. A facilitator interacts with participants throughout the course. The cost is $150 and the course provides 15 CPEUs.

The next and final session is scheduled for February 6 - March 19, 2013. Our priority audience for this course is county-based teams that consist of at least three people who represent extension nutrition, 4-H/youth development and the community. To encourage teams with this composition to enroll, we offer a reduced enrollment fee.  Teams that fit these criteria will be given priority enrollment. Other teams and individuals will be accepted in the course on a space available basis.

Please note: it is uncertain when, or even if, this course will be offered again.

Those interested in the special team opportunity should contact Christina Stark, at , to obtain permission from the facilitator and information on how to register. This special opportunity is being made possible through an Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) grant from USDA.

Click here for an overview of the course. For additional information, go to the Cornell NutritionWorks/eCornell Partner Page. If you would like to be put on a list to receive priority notice when registration is open for the winter 2103 session, please indicate this preference under Notification Preferences on your Membership Page.

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