Reducing iron deficiency anemia among vulnerable children in Peru: An integrated community health worker initiative
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health biology
Assess the impact of CHW-provided regular iron supplementation among vulnerable children in Peru Describe best practices for ensuring anemia reduction in child health programs Demonstrate the value of integrating iron supplementation current child health programs Explain how to retain and motivate CHWs for community nutrition programs Discuss the challenges of supporting CHWs in hard-to-reach areas
Keyword(s): International Health, Nutrition
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an experienced public health practitioner and medical doctor. I have a M.D. Degree in General Medicine from Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia and a Masters of Public Health (MPH) Degree from the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University. I currently implement a community-based nutrition and child survival program, and have implemented many public health interventions in the past.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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