eCourse in Maternal, Infant, Young Child and Adolescent Nutrition (MIYCAN)

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eCourse in Maternal, Infant, Young Child and Adolescent Nutrition (MIYCAN)


Duration: 4 Month(s)

Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), Delhi

Gurugram, Haryana, India


Course TypeOnline

Course Specialty

Child Nutrition


Indian Institute of Public Health


    This course will sensitize participants on the importance of first 1000 days of life with specific emphasis on the critical importance of maternal nutrition, breastfeeding, complementary feeding, adolescent nutrition, health systems protocols and evidence-based approaches for quality MIYCAN programming.

    Course Design & Duration:

    The course has been designed to be completed within 4 months. This is an eLearning online program, largely self-taught and complemented with online lectures/videos and resources for additional reading.

    Course Contents:

    This eLearning course will cover the following topics pertaining to maternal, infant, young child and adolescent nutrition:

    • Overview and importance of MIYCAN- linkages of MIYCAN with SDGs
    • Maternal nutrition
    • Infant and young child nutrition(I)
    • Infant and young child nutrition(II)
    • Nutrition during adolescence
    • Counselling to improve the nutrition practices
    • Health systems for delivering nutrition services

    Teaching Methodology:

    The course will be delivered through an interactive web-based platform and will utilize a blended online teaching/learning technique. The basic course structure includes a combination of interactive online computer-based sessions, online virtual lectures, assessments and recommended readings such as journal articles and text books in a modular online format.

Fee (INR):

2000 (Annual)

Stipend (INR):



Hostel Facility




    Course is open for medical, nursing and public health professionals.

Admission Process:

    Candidates can register for the course and they will receive email confirmation for course fee payment.

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