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 […]

A reflective letter from the out-going President

The greatest honour for me was to be part of helping to shape the African Nutrition Society and its Africa Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC) over the course of its 14 years in championing the nutrition agenda across Africa. I have seen ANEC events traverse the continent and now, undoubtedly become the conference of choice to […]

Declaration of the 7th ANEC

The Seventh Biennial Nutritional Epidemiology Conference (ANEC VII) of the African Nutrition Society was held in Marrakesh, Morocco from 9th to 14th October 2016 at the Palm Plaza Hotel. Discussions and debates treated the theme: Nutrition Dynamics in Africa: Opportunities and challenges for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals. The participants of the conference declare: Notes […]

New global online nutrition academy launched in Africa

Accra – 23 July 2014. A new, free to use, global nutrition training platform – the eNutrition Academy – was launched at the sixth African Nutrition Epidemiology Conference (ANEC VI) in Ghana today. The eNutrition Academy (eNA) is a global charitable organisation. It has been created to help teach nutrition science to a new generation of nutritionists […]

The African Nutrition Society Celebrates Nevin Scrimshaw

The African Nutrition Society has learnt with profound sadness the passing of Professor Nevin Scrimshaw, a leading light and force major for nutrition over the last eight decades or more. Nevin’s life and work speaks for itself and as has been captured variously in the media and the nutrition community, this great pioneer has been […]