WP 1: Current-state and to-be analysis

This workpackage will evaluate the current situation of educational needs of and offers to healthcare professionals and determine the goals to be achieved in the partner countries Thailand and Malaysia. A detailed needs assessment is a prerequisite for effective and efficient qualification and education programmes for Thai and Malaysian healthcare porfessionals who advise their clients in the area of early nutrition and lifestyle. This includes the in-depth analysis of the Thai and Malaysian Health Care Sector, the settings on conditions of daily practice, the state of knowledge and its application, and existing gaps, as well as the CME and CPD systems. Methodologies used here are internet search, explorative open and closed questionnaire surveys, and their quantitative and qualitative analysis.

WP Lead: Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Germany