The purpose of this online course is to increase the capacity of participants to understand and interpret nutrition indicators reported in DHS surveys.
About this course
This Introduction to the Nutrition Indicators in DHS Surveys course is designed to orient national stakeholders such as professionals from ministries of health, civil society, and multilaterals to the nutrition indicators reported in The DHS Program surveys and how to interpret them. Both generalists and technical staff who work in nutrition, as well as policy makers and program managers, will benefit from this course.
Professionals from ministries of health, civil society, and multilaterals.
After participating in the course, participants will be able to:
- Recognize how The DHS Program collects nutrition information in surveys
- Define nutrition indicators in the DHS and interpretation considerations
- Interpret indicator tables in final DHS reports
- Recognize ways nutrition data is used for policy and programmatic decision making.