2017 Global Nutrition Report – Nourishing the SDGs

The 2017 Global Nutrition Report shows that, despite the significant steps the world has taken towards improving nutrition and associated health burdens over recent decades, nutrition is still a large-scale and universal problem. Too many people are being left behind from the benefits of improved nutrition. Yet when we look at the wider context, the […]

8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference – First Announcement

The African Nutrition Society and the Food and Nutrition Society of Ethiopia are organizing the 8th edition of the Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on October 1-5, 2018. Main Theme: “Multi-stakeholder nutrition actions in Africa: translating evidence into policies, and programmes for impact” Sub-themes: Scaling up nutrition: effective actions and best practices Effective […]

ANH Academy and ANS to partner on a new webinar series

The ANH Academy and the African Nutrition Society are delighted to announce a new webinar series exploring critical links between agriculture, livelihoods, health and individual and household nutrition in Africa. The webinars invite early career researchers from across the Academy and ANS membership to discuss research methodologies, metrics and policy implications of studies that seek to better understand, […]

CNSS National Conference 2017

The Cameroon Nutritional Science Society is organizing the CNSS NATIONAL CONFERENCE under the theme Nutrition for longevity and sustainable development, on 10th-12th October 2017, at the University of Yaoundé 1, Yaoundé, Cameroon. For more info, visit the CNSS website : http://camnutritionalscience.org/

Online course: Assessment of Dietary Intake for Individuals

The eNutrition Academy is offering a course on dietary intake assessment for free. Students are encouraged to register and enroll by visiting the course website: the-enutrition-academy.teachable.com After finishing the course, participants are asked to give their feedback by completing a survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3YNP56K

ANS sub-regional Conference

ANS SUB-REGIONAL CONFERENCE LET’S GO AFRICA FOUNDATION (LGAF) in partnership with AFRICAN NUTRITION SOCIETY AND OTHER LOCAL STAKEHOLDERS PRESENT THE 2ND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON “FOOD SECURITY, DIETARY PRACTICE AND NON COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN AFRICA” THEME CANCER, A GROWING DISEASE BURDEN IN GHANA DATE 27TH JULY, 2017 VENUE THE EXECUTIVE CONFERENCE CENTRE, GHANA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT […]

Address from Dr Amos Laar, President of ANS

Dear colleagues and friends, As you are aware, the African Nutrition Society (ANS), is a learned society with the vision – “to create a unified continental nutrition profession of individual members, provide a continental professional scientific forum, promote training, research and capacity building in nutrition and contribute to workforce development to meet Africa’s nutrition and […]