London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London: Nutrition for Global Health

InstitutionLondon School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, University of London View institution profile
Department Interdepartmental
Web https://www.lshtm.ac.uk/study
Email study@lshtm.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 20 7636 8636
Study type Taught

Summary

This programme provides training in public health nutrition in a global setting. It covers epidemiological, dietary, public health, social and biological aspects of nutritional science. The main focus is on nutritional problems in low- and middle-income countries, although skills and learning outcomes are widely applicable to populations globally.

The programme will enable you to:
• demonstrate advanced knowledge of nutrition for global health at biological, social and policy levels
• interpret and synthesise different types of data used to analyse and assess nutritional problems at population levels
• evaluate critically the findings of scientific studies of public health nutrition
• identify and formulate appropriate responses and intervention strategies to address nutritional issues

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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health. Our mission is to improve health worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

LSHTM  is highly ranked in various university league tables:

  • #1 UK university for the proportion of academic research with women listed as authors - 2019 CWTS Leiden Ranking.
  • #4 for Public Health in 2019 in ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
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