MOH Organizes Training Workshop on National Nutrition Survey
MOH Organizes Training Workshop on National Nutrition Survey4/12/2016
The Ministry of Health (MOH), represented by the Directorate General of Primary Health Care, Nutrition Department, in collaboration and support with the UNICEF organized today Sunday a training workshop for the health workers on the National Nutrition Survey at Holiday Inn Muscat Hotel.
The workshop aimed representatives from the MOH, UNICEF and team participating in the National Nutrition Survey from all over the Governorates in the Sultanate that will visit homes.
The national surveys includes samples from all the Governorates in the Sultanate. The team of the survey will visit homes and examining blood samples for children less than five years, mothers aged between 15 – 45 years, as well as pregnant women. The team will also get information about nutrition, physical measurements (weight, height, arm circumference and waist circumference).
The five-day workshop was attended by Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Qasmi, Director General of Planning and Studies, Dr. Samia al-Ghanamia, Director of Nutrition Department and principle researcher of the survey along with H.E. Dr. Osama MAkkawi, UNICEF representative in Oman.