Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM) Training Workshop

This training workshop is designed to equip humanitarian professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively manage acute malnutrition in emergency settings. The workshop will cover a  comprehensive approach to Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM), focusing on both  prevention and treatment strategies. 

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Online via Live Zoom Classes

1 Week

4th - 8th March 2024
20th - 24th May 2024
15th - 19th July 2024
16th - 20th Sep 2024

HG Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya

3 Days


Course Objectives
  • Understand the key principles and concepts of Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition (IMAM).
  • Identify and assess acute malnutrition in emergency contexts.
  • Plan and implement effective interventions for the prevention and treatment of acute malnutrition.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with relevant stakeholders in a humanitarian response.
  • Apply a holistic approach to address the nutritional needs of vulnerable populations in emergency settings.
  • Develop skills in monitoring and evaluation to assess the impact of IMAM interventions. 
Training Programme
Module 1: Introduction to IMAM 
  • Overview of acute malnutrition in humanitarian emergencies
  • Principles and key components of Integrated Management of Acute Malnutrition 
Module 2: Assessment and Screening 
  • Anthropometric measurements and interpretation
  • Identification and classification of acute malnutrition 
Module 3: Treatment Protocols 
  • Therapeutic feeding programs
  • Micronutrient supplementation
  • Breastfeeding support and counselling 
Module 4: Prevention Strategies 
  • Community-based nutrition programs
  • Infant and young child feeding practices
  • Food security interventions 
Module 5: Coordination and Collaboration 
  • Working with health professionals and community health workers
  • Coordination with other sectors (water, sanitation, hygiene, etc.) 
Module 6: Monitoring and Evaluation 
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Impact assessment and reporting 
Participants will be issued Digital Certification after successful completion of the training.

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