SEAMEO RECFON and the Center of Nutrition Ministry of Health Lao PDR conducted a hybrid Training on Nutrition Goes to School (NGTS) for 15 participants from Keng Mor Primary School, Na Hoy Primary School, Hai Tai Primary School, and Lao Women’s Union in the village. The training aimed to improve the participants’ knowledge and skills in implementing a school-based nutrition program following the concept and processes of the NGTS Program.

The training was carried out on 23 to 25 January 2024 with the topics about (1) school-aged children nutrition; (2) anthropometric measurement; (3) healthy school canteen; (4) national nutrition guidelines; (5) hygiene and sanitation; (6) school garden for nutrition literacy; (7) nutrition education, lesson plans, and micro-teaching; (8) school based management for nutrition and health programs; (9) Management of NGTS Program Implementation; and (10) Action Plan Development.

Those topics were delivered by the resource persons from various institutions, such as Lao Tropical & Public Health Institute (TPHI), National University of Laos (NUOL), Inclusive Educational Promotion Center Ministry of Education & Sports (IEPC MOES), as well as Center of Nutrition-Ministry of Health and SEAMEO RECFON.

After the training, the participants are expected to implement the NGTS program according to the action plans that have been developed.


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