Department of Environmental Design, Health and Nutritional Sciences

Establishment : 1981
Introduction : Pakistan is a developing country and it is need of the hour to improve standard of education in all the disciplines especially in Science, and Technology in order to face the challenges of the 21st century. The Department was established in 1981. The Department has developed a range of professional programs in Health, Nutrition, Environmental Design and Home Economics. The teaching/research laboratories for the Environmental Design and Food and Nutrition programs are now operational to provide a comprehensive environment for imparting practical training at the main campus.
Objectives : 1. To prepare learners for the career related disciplines considering the professional interests of individuals in the areas of Environmental Design, Health, Home Economics, Nutrition, and Dietetics etc. 2. To prepare the individuals/professionals for the development and up gradation of community & environment. 3. To enable the individual to integrate and apply knowledge and skills of Environmental Design. Food and Nutrition & Home Economics, for future studies.
Future Plans : Up gradation of department to faculty level
Academic Facilities : - Resource room for research students - Internet facility -Data base of Abstracts of Research Thesis successfully defended -Papers published in National and International Journals -Acccess to Pakistan educational net work(Pern). -Web learning facility( National Food Tables, Nutrition surveys) - Limited study material available on CD's. to support the prescribed text.
Postal Address : Block No: 6, Department of Environmental Design, Health and Nutritional Sciences, AIOU, Islamabad.
Phone : 051-9250063
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Staff Members : Staff Members Details
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Programmes: M.Sc. Public Nutrition
M.S. Community Health & Nutrition (Revised Scheme)
MS Environmental Design (Revised Scheme For Fresh Admissions)
M.S. Community Health & Nutrition
MS Environmental Design (Old Scheme For Continuing Students)
PGD IN DIETETICS For Dietitians (For Dropout/Continuing Students)
PGD IN NUTRITION For Physicians (For Dropout/Continuing Students)
PGD IN ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN (For Dropout/Continuing Students)

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