Free Online Course on Agriculture, Nutrition and Health

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is offering free online course on Agriculture, Nutrition and Health.  This course is designed for students and professionals with an interest in nutrition-related health systems.

This open-access course has been designed to explore the multi-sectoral links between agriculture, nutrition and health, highlight current evidence and identify potential programmatic solutions.

Course At A Glance

Subject: Agriculture, Nutrition and Health
Institution: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and edx
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes, Add a Verified Certificate for $30
Session: Open

Providers’ Details

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine is a public research university on Keppel Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London, and specialised in public health and tropical medicine and a constituent college of the University of London.

About This Course

This open-access course has been designed to explore the multi-sectoral links between agriculture, nutrition and health, highlight current evidence and identify potential programmatic solutions.

Email enquiries: openstudy-at-lshtm.ac.uk

The course is supported by Irish Aid and has been written by a team of academics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health. The Institute of Development Studies also kindly contributed to the course.

The course is hosted on the School’s Open Study platform. Please note that these are self-study sessions and that no tutorial support is provided. The course is free of charge to undertake. Participants are required to register their details to access the course.

A printed and personalised Certificate of Participation can be obtained for a fee of £30. In order to be eligible for a Certificate of Participation, registered participants must complete two core sessions (Sessions 1 and 2) and a minimum of 1 optional session (Sessions 3 to 9). A set of multiple-choice questions can be found at the end of each session. These questions must be answered in order to be eligible to obtain a Certificate of Participation.

Why Take This Course?

This open-access course has been designed to explore the multi-sectoral links between agriculture, nutrition and health, highlight current evidence and identify potential programmatic solutions.

Learning Outcomes

This module explores the multi-sectoral links between agriculture, nutrition and health and consider how these interactions might be used to promote pro-poor agricultural development, reduce food and nutrition insecurity and improve the health of the poor.

Instructors

The course is supported by Irish Aid and has been written by a team of academics at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the Leverhulme Centre for Integrative Research in Agriculture and Health. The Institute of Development Studies also kindly contributed to the course.

Requirements

This course is designed for students and professionals with an interest in nutrition-related health systems.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
    Create an edX account to SignUp
  • Choose “Register Now” to get started.
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