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About the course

This course explains the principles, issues and interventions that support the nutrition of adolescents in emergencies.

Learning objectives

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Explain the importance and challenges of adolescent nutrition
  • Describe interventions for the prevention of adolescent malnutrition


  • UNICEF staff (country offices, regional offices, and HQ)
  • UNICEF partners,  including government, civil society, and the private sector


It takes about 30 minutes to complete the course.


The course is a self-paced tutorial with interactive content and a quiz.


Chapters in the course:

  • Importance of adolescent nutrition
  • Malnutrition in adolescents
  • Global trends in adolescent nutrition
  • Preventing and managing adolescent malnutrition
  • Quiz

Contact details

For content-related questions, contact nutrition@unicef.org

For questions about technical issues, contact agora@unicef.org