“Nutrition in emergencies” – training program 2017
Sri Lanka has been facing various kind of emergency situations due to natural disasters in the recent past. When we consider the health, proper nutrition in these situations can be identified as a very important and essential area. Medical officers who get specialized in “Human Nutrition” and “Disaster management” play a key role in providing proper nutrition in emergency situations. Therefore, Sri Lanka Medical Nutrition Association in collaboration with Ministry of Health Sri Lanka, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine and Unicef organized this four-day workshop for trainees in MSc Human Nutrition and Postgraduate diploma in Disaster Management. This workshop was successfully held in hotel Janaki, Colombo from 29th of May to 01st of June 2017.