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About this Course

The 4-module course has a unique content structure that will enable you to get a thorough grasp of good nutrition in children and learn about the difference between macro-nutrients and micro-nutrients. This course is a distinctive blend of research and clinical practice tips to enhance and expand clinician’s knowledge in child nutritional consideration and importance of adequate nutrition management of normal and the high-risk infants.

Need for the Course

Child nutrition is greater than mere feeding. There is a need for a holistic approach in terms of nutritional requirements in children. In view of addressing the evolving issue of nutritional aspects of growing children, to discuss various issues and concerns, there is a need of the course that aims to solve such issues which distinguish what child is eating and what micro and macronutrients are lacking in the daily diet. This course aims to discuss the nature and scope of developing nutrition for children according to their backgrounds and needs.

The objectives of this course are:

• Acquire a comprehensive knowledge of nutritional requirements across all pediatric age groups
• Acquire a practical understanding of hidden hunger in children and to make practical recommendations for improvement
• Understand why and what is the rationale of using antioxidants and food supplementations

Course Director and Moderator

MBBS (Utkal), M. D. Paed (PGIME&R), FPAI, PGPN (Boston)

Dr. Nimain Mohanty is a Professor Emeritus Paediatrics, MGM Institute Of Health Sciences, Navi Mumbai. He has undergone advanced courses at AIIMS, PGIMER, NCCD, NIHM, IIT-Bombay. He has approximately 60 Publications to his credit. He was a Former Editor in Chief, CPF Med Bull, New Ind Jl Ped; PG teacher, MD/Ph.D. guide, Member Academic Council, BoS, BoE, CoE MGMIHS . He was also Former DIG (MED) & Chief Consultant Paediatrics, Central Para Military Forces Recipient of Meritorious Service Medal from the President of India and was awarded 5 special duty medals, 2 commendation discs from CRPF (MHA).

Meet the Faculty


Dr. Asok Kumar Datta is a Professor of Pediatrics at West Bengal University of Health Sciences and the Ex-Head of Department of Pediatrics at Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West Bengal.


Dr. Vijay N. Kamale is the Head of Department of Pediatrics at Medical MGM College, Navi Mumbai. He is also the Editor of NIJP, Journal OF PAI and the Organizing Chairperson at NUTRICON 2019.

MD, DCH, DNB, DCH (Glasgow), MNAMS, Fellow in HIV Medicine, Advance Course in Medical Education(ACME), FIAP & FNNF

Dr S. Manazir Ali is the Professor & Director of Pediatric & Neonatology department, JNMCH AMU Aligarh. He is the Senior Person having an experience of more than 3 decades. His areas of interest are Neonatology, intensive care, Nutrition, and HIV Medicine Pediatrics & Adults. He has published 96 papers in reputed National and International Journals.

MBBS, MD (Paediatrics), PDCC, DM (Ped Gastroenterology)

Dr Vibhor Borkar is a gastroenterologist with over 14 years of experience. He’s one of the first professionals in India to get a DM in Pediatric Gastroenterology. He’s highly skilled and is proficient in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, pancreatic disorders, and clinical nutrition. He has been instrumental in optimising many children for liver transplant surgeries and offered ICU care to them. Dr. Borkar has published papers in various indexed journals and also presented research work and oral lectures at various national and international conferences.

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Certification of Participation

Pediatric Association of India (PAI)
This certificate will be available to you once you complete all the 4 modules of the course.

Course FAQs

This course is for Pediatricians across India.
The course is organized into 4 modules and includes additional on resources specific to each one. Registration for the course is as per invitation only and participants may begin the course at any time.
It is free.
Yes, some background knowledge pertaining the subject will be necessary. This course is directed towards healthcare professionals.
This course is free, you will have access to all of the features and content you need to earn a Course Certificate. If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Certificate will be added on a link to your Dashboard page below the completed course - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.
Yes, relevant work experience is beneficial as the courses on help practicing and aspiring healthcare professionals.