The International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) is an organization of national associations of Dietitians and Nutritionists. With a national dietetics association Member in over 40 countries, ICDA is widely recognized as the international organization for dietetics professionals. The national associations that belong to ICDA represent about 160,000 Dietitians and Nutritionists around the world.
What we do
As the international voice of the profession, we advance the dietetics profession in several important ways.
Mission and Goals
As an organization of national professional associations of Dietitians and Nutritionists, we support national dietetics associations and their members beyond borders.
As an organization that links dietetics organizations we affiliate with regional and international organizations.
Become a member
If you represent a national dietetics association, we invite you to apply on behalf of your national dietetics association to join ICDA.
If you are a professional Dietitian or Nutritionist, we invite you to Sign In to participate in our networking service.
Board of Directors
ICDA is governed by a Board of Directors elected by national dietetics association official Representatives.
The Board of Directors of each ICDA Member association appoints an official Representative to ICDA.
History for an international organization for Dietitians and Nutritionists began in 1952 with the first International Congress of Dietetics organized by an International Committee of volunteers, and our history continues to unfold through ICDA.
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