• Dietitians Association of Nigeria (DAN)

    Nigeria


    Mary Jane Umeh | dietitianassociation@yahoo.com | C/o Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Hospital (NAUTH) | Nnewi

    Description (english)

    The Dietitians Association of Nigeria (DAN) is a professional Association of dietitians and dietetic technologists in Nigeria. The Association is a young association and promotes health through food, nutrition and diet planning. It is working hard with government to establish the Dietitians Registration Council to regulate the professional training and practice of dietitians. The Association is working hard to ensure standardization of dietetic practice through accreditation and reaccreditation of recognized dietetic education programmes. It encourages its members to adopt evidence-based, ethical practices and lifelong continuous professional development. It advocates for dietitians in Nigeria and looks forward to providing a quality assurance programme for accredited dietetics education programmes, and dietetic internship. It encourages its members to adopt applied research and best practices in nutrition and dietetics.

    Description (local language)

    Dietitians Association of Nigeria (DAN) is a professional Association of dietitians and dietetic technologists in Nigeria. It is a non-profit making association and is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission of Nigeria. It is the only national dietetic association member of the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations.

    Official Contacts

    Contact Name : Chika Ndiokwelu, ICDA Representative
    Email : cndiokwelu@yahoo.com
    Second Contact Name : Mary Jane Umeh
    Email : jignutrdiet@yahoo.com