The National Infectious Disease Unit (NIDU) of the Ministry of Health held a successful workshop, November 15-16, 2011 on HIV and nutrition, for Health professionals (community nurses, hospital nurses and nutritionist from the Grenada Food and Nutrition Council).
The workshop was sponsored by Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and facilitated by Dr. Candace Simpson Smith and Ms. Paula Trotter from the Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute (CFNI).
The main objectives of the workshop were to become acquainted with the Algorithums for nutrition management of Persons living with HIV and to discuss the newly developed Tool Kit .
The tool kit looked at the correct algorithium for Adults, Adolescents, infants, pregnant and post natal mothers.
The participants were all happy with the content of the workshop and expressed much satisfaction on the teaching methods which was very interactive, which included the case study approach for learning .
Both the Ministry of Health and participants expressed thanks to CFNI and PAHO.