Adolescents' and Women's Health and Nutrition → Adolescent Nutrition and Anaemia Course

Module 1: Adolescent Growth Including Nutrition & Development (ANA-M01)

Adolescence offers a second window of opportunity for growth, so it is important that adolescents have adequate nutrients to fuel development. Discover how investing in adolescent health today leads to a stronger economy tomorrow.

Key learning points:
• The demographics of adolescents in the world today and the importance and opportunities of investing in their health
• The meaning of the “demographic dividend,” and why it is relevant for adolescent nutrition
• The current situation of the adolescent diet and how good nutrition plays a key role in their future
• How adolescent females grow and the changes that occur during puberty
• The nutritional requirements of adolescents
• Cognitive and behavioural changes during adolescence

Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
  • Module 1: Watch and Learn
  • Module 1: Learning Assessment
  • Module 1: References
  • Module 1: Video Transcript
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Module 1: Watch and Learn, Module 1: Learning Assessment"