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Nutrition Education in Schools: An AUS and UoS Collaborative Research Project

Public Schools in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah 1 MAY 20199 AM

​A collaborative research project agreement was done between a team of researchers from the Economics Department-School of Business Administration-American University of Sharjah and Dr. Hadia Radwan and Ms. Mona Hashim from the Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Department, College of Health Sciences, the University of Sharjah. Titled "Early Age Health Literacy and Dietary Choices as Investment in Human Capital: An Experimental Study among UAE School Children", the research included preparing and delivering 10 Nutrition Education lessons covering different healthy eating topics to Grade 4 and 5 students in 6 public schools in Sharjah and Ras Al Khaimah during March –April 2019. The nutrition educational materials and experimental instruments were prepared and delivered by a team of 8 CND graduates.





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