Department of Clinical Nutrition, NIU

Summer Short Courses, 2019

Course No 1.


Duration: 4 weeks

Days per week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Timings: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Venue: NUR International University, Lahore (City Campus: 11/1 B Model Town)

Date: 1st July to 26th July, 2019

Instructor: Ms Saima Naz (PhD, Food Scientist and Technologist)

Fee: 6000 (Inclusive of 2000 Registration Fee)

Last Date to Register: 7th July , 2019

Learning Outcomes:

  • To identify problems affecting infant and young child feeding and provide a framework of essential interventions
  • To create an environment that will enable mothers, families and other caregivers to implement optimal feeding practices


Infant and young child feeding: introduction, global strategy, importance of breastfeeding, local and international scenario, breastfeeding working; Breastfeeding practices: common breastfeeding difficulties, Breastfeeding counseling: building confidence and giving support, Complementary feeding practices: cup-feeding and hygienic preparation of food, foods to fill energy and micronutrients gap, Breastfeeding related topics: maternal illness and breastfeeding, feeding during illness and low-birth-weight babies International code of marketing of breast milk substitutes, Feeding guidelines of various global agencies – WHO etc. Complex challenges to implementing the global strategy for infant and young child feeding.

Bank Details:

Bank Faysal Bank Ltd.
Account Title NUR International University
Account No: 3166307900224194
Bank Branch DHA Phase IV Branch, Lahore
Branch Code 3166
IBAN PK24FAYS3166307900224194