Training on Nutrition Assessment and Survey using ENA EPIINFO




8th to 12th Jan 2024


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2nd to 6th Dec 2024


Poor nutritional is a leading cause of most non-communicable diseases and shortened life-span. Nutritional assessment and survey are done to obtain information about the prevalence and geographic distribution of nutritional disorders within a community or a specified population group. The purpose of Epi Info/ENA software is to make analysis of nutrition and mortality data collected in field surveys as easy and reliable as possible.


5 Days

Course Objectives

By the end of the training, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of nutrition assessments and survey
  • Understand the basic anthropometric techniques application and reference standards
  • Gain a general knowledge of how to install and work with ENA and EpiInfo software programs
  • Install and work with ENA/EpiInfo Software
  • Gain knowledge on how to program data entry forms
  • Conduct automated plausibility and data quality checks
  • Produce automated analyses of key mortality and nutrition indicators
  • Generate reports that include results of these automated analyses.

Course Content

Module 1:


  • Definition of terms
  • Purpose of nutritional assessment and survey
  • Methods of nutritional assessment
  • Anthropometric and malnutrition

Module 2:

Introduction to ENA Software

  • Installation of the software
  • Survey planning using ENA
  • Data collection using ENA
  • Data analysis and reporting using ENA
  • Quality and credibility check

Module 3:

Introduction of EpiInfo Software

  • Installation of the software
  • Creating a questionnaire using EpiInfo
  • Data entry using EpiInfo
  • Basic Data Management and Analysis using EpiInfo
  • Calculating Anthropometric Measures using EpiInfo
  • Reading and writing different formats using EpiInfo
  • Intermediate Data Management & Analysis using EpiInfo

Module 4:

ENA/EpiInfo Software

  • Introduction to ENA/EpiInfo software
  • Installation of the software
  • Advantages of ENA/EpiInfo

Module 5:

Working with ENA/EpiInfo Software

  • Creating a survey questionnaire from scratch
  • Making a survey with the questionnaire template of ENA/EpiInfo software
  • Entering data into the questionnaire
  • Importing survey data from another software
  • Automatic generation of the data quality report
  • Automatic generation of the anthropometry graphs and survey report
  • Settings of the program
  • Survey planning and sample size calculation
  • Training anthropometry exercise in ENA/EpiInfo
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