General Objectives

  • To define food families referenced by MSF
  • To explain wich products are used to treat and prevent malnutrition, depending on the type of the program.
  • To describe the different options of supply
  • To prepare an order of specialized food (right quantity),
  • To contact the right person in case of questions
  • Ensure good quality of NFOS during their preparation and/or distribution
  • Describe the organisation of a MSF nutritional program

List of contents

This on-line course is a self learning course and has 8 "modules":

  • 1. The products
  • 2. Supply sources
  • 3. The transport
  • 4. The reception
  • 5. The storage
  • 6. The pest control
  • 7. Quality controls and claims
  • 8. Distribution


This course is a self learning course: Each module is organized with the following sections:

  • Learning objectives
  • Activities with interactive quizzes
  • key points with the main elements to remind

How to Enrol

Open/public course: Self registration

Who is this course aimed at

  • Medical staff on nutrition project
  • Logistic staff on nutrition project (some modules)
  • Person in charge of stock of specialised food (pharmacist)