Short Course - SEAMEO-RECFON


Short Courses / Training on Food and Nutrition

 Organized by SEAMEO RECFON


Certificate and Transfer Credit

At the end of the course, the Center award Certificate of Attendance for the participants. Credit for the short courses can be transferred to obtain Master Degree in Community Nutrition Medical Faculty University of Indonesia, organized by SEAMEO-RECFON.



Participants are from government office, non-government organizations, industries, research institutions, and individual.



Lecturers are SEAMEO-RECFON academic staff, guest lecturers (from universities, research institution, government office, industry, non-government organization, and UN agencies), and local and international consultants (around 13 consultants are invited every year).




Short courses attached to Master Program in Community Nutrition are delivered in English. For specific candises such as in house training, roll-out course and tailor-made course can be delivered in bahasa Indonesia.


Candises Oered

1.  Regional Course

2.  Short Course

3.  Tailor-made Course

4.  Roll-out Course

5.  In House Training



SEAMEO RECFON Building, Jl. Salemba Raya 6, Jakarta Pusat 10430








General Nutrition
(2 credits, 2 weeks, August-September)

1.    Introductory concepts (nutrition and life cycle, structure of the body; nutrient balance, nutrient deficiency and excess)

2.    Macronutrients and Micronutrients

3.    Recommended Dietary Allowance/RDA (concept, use and limitation)

4.    Recommendation and requirement of macronutrients and micronutrients

5.    Dietary guideline

6.    Health diet

Prof. Khor Geoklin (Malaysia)

(2 credits, 2 weeks, September)

1.  Descriptive statistic and graphics

2.   Probability, sampling distribution, and Central Limit Theorem

3. Two-sample inference for location parameters (parametric and non-parametric test)

4. Categorical data analysis

5.   Inference about more than two population central values (parametric test)

6. Sample size calculation for estimating inference about more than two population central values

7.    Inference about more than two population central values (non-parametric test)

8.    Selection of appropriate statistical test

9.    ANCOVA, factorial ANOVA

10.Simple Linier Regression (SLR) and Correlation Multiple Linier Regression (MLR) and handling confounder

11. Logistic regression

12. GLM : Repeated Measures

13.Sample test calculation : Linier Regression, Logistic Regression, Repeated Measures Analysis and sample size calculation for a clustered study

14. Common mistakes in statistic

15. Computer sessions using SPSS

dr. Iwan Ariawan, MSPH (Indonesia)

Nutritional Status  Assessment (Regional Training)
(2 credits, 2 weeks, October)

1.    Principles of nutritional status assessment

2.    Dietary assessment at national, household, and individual level

3.    Data analysis using Nutrisurvey software

4.    Biochemical assessment of macronutrient and micronutrient status

5.    Laboratory practice on micronutrient status

6.    Clinical assessment of macronutrient and micronutrient status

7.    Anthropometric assessment of growth and body composition

8.    Data analysis using WHO ANTHRO and WHO ANTHRO PLUS

Prof. Rosalind S. Gibson (New Zealand)

Nutritional Epidemiology
(3 credits, 3 weeks, October-November)

1. Introduction to basic epidemiology (measure of disease frequency & vital statistic; ethic in research; study design; sampling; measure of association, validity, reliability; bias and confounding; cause-effect relationship)

2.  Nutritional epidemiology (measurement and bias; ecological studies; case-control & cohort studies, community & clinical trial in nutritional epidemiology)

3.     Nutritional surveillance system (type, definition
and principles; steps in designing; development of indicators; experience in the implementation)

Prof. Ratna Djuwita, MPH (Indonesia)
dr. Mondastri Korib Sudaryo (Indonesia)

Public Health
(2 credits, 2 weeks, November)

1.    An introductory overview of public health and community nutrition

2. The (Public) Health System and its components

3. Health System Modeling

4. Health System Evaluation

5. Health System Research

6. Introduction to Demography and Health Statistic

7. Health system assessment

8. Health inequality and Inequity of Public health Service

 Prof. AA Kielman (France)

Health and Nutrition Project/Program Planning & Management (HNPPM)
(3 credits, 3 weeks, November-December)

1.    Introduction to planning

2. Situational analysis (participant analysis; problem analysis; objectives analysis; alternative analysis)

3. Project Planning Matrix (objectives and activities; objectively verifiable indicators; means of verification; important assumptions)

4.    The definition of management

5.    Summary of the health/nutrition system

6.  Aspects need to be considered in management (management responsibilities, management tools and management principles).

7.    The essential components of quality management

8.  Understand the roles of monitoring and evaluation in the design, implementation, and continuous improvement of results-based performance and quality in program management

9.    Preparation of a management plan

Prof. Richard S. Javier, MBA (Philippines)

Food Economics and Food Security
(2 credits, 2 weeks, December)

1.    Theoretical framework : Linkages between nutrition, economics & agriculture

2.  Food security (magnitude, dimension, level, and indicators), poverty and food policy

3.    Basic theory of micro economics (supply, demand, price, elasticity)

4. Basic theory of macroeconomics (nation’s income, consumer’s price index / inflation, income distribution)

5.    Nutrition economics, financing and cost- effectiveness

6.    World Health Chart soft ware

7. Field work : Household and individual food security assessment in urban community

Dr. Ir. Drajat Martianto (Indonesia)



Period of


 Indonesian participant


Indonesian participant




1 Week

Rp. 2.000.000,-


$ 350

2 Weeks

Rp. 3.500.000,-

Rp. 5.000.000,-

$ 600

3 Weeks

Rp. 5.000.000,-

Rp. 7.000.000,-

$ 800


Course fee includes handout, computer facilities, internet access and certificate.

Payable to:

For Indonesian Participants:

Bank                        : BNI 46 UI Depok/Salemba Branch

IDR account            : UI RGANG & PH SEAMEO

Account No             : 000 669 8214

For Non-Indonesian Participants:

Bank                        : BNI 46 UI Depok/Salemba Indonesia Branch

US$ Account          : SEAMEO RECFON

Account No             : 000 669 7979

Swift Code              : BNINIDJAUID

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  • SEAMEO RECFON Building
  • Jl. Salemba Raya 6 
  • Jakarta 10430, Indonesia
  • PO.Box 3852, Jakarta 10038
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