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

Module 2: Global Adolescent Nutrition Situation & Impacts of Anaemia on Women & Adolescent Girls (ANA-M02)

Inadequate diet, and poor health can lead to micronutrient deficiencies like anaemia and can also compromise the optimal growth of girls around the world. Learn about anaemia and the impact it has at the individual and population levels.

Key learning points:
• Different anthropometric indicators and how nutritional status can be assessed in adolescents
• The nutrition situation of adolescents worldwide
• The basic biology of anaemia and how it manifests in adolescents
• The impact of anaemia on adolescent girls
• Statistical data regarding the prevalence of anaemia of adolescents around the world
• Iron Deficiency Anaemia (IDA) and Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)
• Anaemia and the World Health Assembly (WHA) nutrition targets

Estimated completion time: 15 minutes
  • Module 2: Watch and Learn
  • Module 2: Learning Assessment
  • Module 2: References
  • Module 2: Video Transcript
Completion rules
  • You must complete the units "Module 2: Watch and Learn, Module 2: Learning Assessment"