Course Name: Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition

The Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition is a comprehensive program offered by DAD Ayurveda. This course focuses on the importance of nutrition in promoting public health and well-being within communities.

Through this diploma, students will gain a deep understanding of the principles and theories related to nutrition and its impact on public health. They will learn about various aspects of community nutrition, including assessment, planning, and implementation of effective nutrition programs.

The course curriculum covers topics such as food science, human anatomy and physiology, nutritional epidemiology, public health nutrition policies, and global health issues. Students will also develop practical skills in conducting research, assessing the nutritional needs of different communities, and designing appropriate intervention strategies.

With this diploma, graduates will be equipped to work in diverse roles within public health organizations, government agencies, non-profit organizations, and healthcare settings. They can contribute to the development and implementation of community-based nutrition programs aimed at improving the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.

The Diploma in Public Health and Community Nutrition provides a valuable opportunity to make a positive impact on society by promoting better nutrition practices and healthier lifestyles. It is a highly rewarding program for individuals passionate about public health and nutrition, who are keen to address the growing health challenges faced by communities worldwide.

Course Description:

Integer: Semester First (Semester 1)

Diet and Nutrition: Meaning of Nutrition, Nutrients, Quality of Foods and Adulteration 50

Nutrition Education: Principles, Purpose, and Importance of Nutrition Education, History of Public Health Education, Communication System, Nutrition Problems 50

Curative Nutrition: Nutrient Requirement for Different Classes, Balanced Diet and Foods, Obesity and Underweight, Digestive and Heart Disease 50

Food hygiene and cleanliness: Principles of food hygiene, food safety regulations, foodborne diseases, side effects, food infections 50

Semester II (Semester 2)

Public Health: Community health and food problems, nutritional security, food-related disorders, diseases, and prevention 50

Community Nutrition: Nutrition Concept and Evaluation, Nutrition Problems with Reference to India, Public Distribution System and Provision of Health Care 50

National and international programs related to public health: national food programs and policies, international health programs and their role, functions, and importance of non-governmental institutions 50.