ANEC VIII: FENS Symposium on fatty acids

Federation of European Nutrition Sciences (FENS) Symposium Date: 2nd October, 2018 Time: 11h45- 13h20 Prof Dr. Heiner Boeing (FENS President, German Institute of Human Nutrition , Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE), Germany) – Topic: Generating evidence for diet-disease relationships and their further use in FBDGs Prof Carl Lachat (Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent-Belgium) – Topic: […]

ANEC VIII: Special Symposium – Promoting African Nutrition through Children’s Edutainment

Title of Symposium: Changing the Narrative: Promoting African Nutrition through Children’s Edutainment Date: Friday, October 5, 2018 Time: 12h30- 13h30 Facilitator/Speaker: Tambra Raye Stevenson, MPH, Founder/CEO, WANDA: Women Advancing Nutrition Dietetics and Agriculture Summary: As Africa rises, the current food and nutrition landscape is changing with the influence of the standard Western diet. With the recent release of […]

ANEC VIII: Breakfast with the experts

Participants to the ANEC VIII conference are invited to come have breakfast with the Experts (Keynote/Plenary speakers) during the Conference on Wednesday 3rd October, 2018 from 06h45 – 07h45 at the AUC Conference Centre. This social event is specially designed for early career researchers/scientists and students as part of this year’s ANEC VIII conference and […]

ANEC VIII Conference Registration in Progress

The Africa Nutrition Conference (formerly, Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference [ANEC]) is the leading regional nutrition conference in Africa held biennially in various parts of the continent. ANEC provides a forum for nutrition scientists, public health professionals, academics, students and field-based workers in Africa and the rest of the world to meet regularly to share their […]

11th International Symposium on Immunonutrition, London 2018

The 11th International Symposium on Immunonutrition, which will be held in London between the 10th and 12th September 2018 and organised by the International Society for Immunonutrition (ISIN). This symposium is intended for students, researchers, industry professionals and regulators with an interest in the interaction of nutrition and the immune system and how that impacts on health and disease. […]

Introductory course on the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes

In spite of clear messages on the importance and advantages of breastfeeding, promotion and sales of breast-milk substitutes, such as infant formula, follow-up formula and other products intended to partially or fully replace breast-milk, continues unabated. Global sales of breast-milk substitutes currently total US$ 44.8 billion, and are expected to rise to US$ 70.6 billion […]

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8th Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference: Second Announcement & Call for Abstracts/Papers

The Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC) is the leading regional nutrition conference in Africa held biennially in various parts of the continent. ANEC provides a forum for nutrition scientists, public health professionals, academics, students and field-based workers in Africa and the rest of the world to meet regularly to share their research findings and best […]

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, […]