Newsletter
  • Dietetics Around the World


    The ICDA newsletter features reports from member national dietetics associations about advances in dietetics and association news as well as announcements of awards, events, and resources and feature articles of interest to the international community of Dietitians and Nutritionists.

    Dietetics Around the World is published three times a year - in March, July and November.The due date for submission of articles is January 31, May 31 and September 30.
     

    2018 Vol.25 Issue 3

    ICDA
    November 2018

     

    Feature Article 

     

    Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Nutrition and Dietetics

    The educational preparation of future registered dietitian nutritionists includes a requirement to develop the knowledge and skills needed to work with other health professionals. These educational requirements go back to the 1980s with the expectations that students be prepared to work as members of the health care team.


    Read More!

    ICDA Board of Directors

     

    ICDA Participates in Asian Congress of Dietetics (ACD) 2018 in Hong Kong

    ICDA actively participated in ACD 2018 which was held in Hong Kong in July.  There were 4 speakers in 3 sessions that covered the following topics:

    1. ICDA Accreditation System for Dietitian-Nutritionists – From Theory to Practice by Prof Sandra Capra & Prof Winnie Chee

    2. CDA Sustainable Food Systems Initiative by Liesel Carlsson

    3. ICDA Updates & Activities by Sheela Krishnaswamy


    Read More!


    ICD Information and Reminders

     

    International Congress of Dietetics (ICD) - 2020

    The Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) is proud to host the International Congress of Dietetics (ICD) September 15-18, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa. This is the first ICDA (International Confederation of Dietetic Associations) congress to be held on the African continent and ADSA promises to offer an unforgettable experience.


    Read More!


    National Dietetic Association Reports

     

    News from the Norwegian Association of Clinical Dietitians

    The story of clinical dietitians – Norway

    The Norwegian Association of Clinical Dietitians affiliated with The Norwegian Association of Researchers (KEFF) celebrated its 34th anniversary in 2018. The association has grown from just 25 members to more than 500 members in this time. This article will try to capture chronologically the KEFF story, with special attention to the foundation of the association, the development of a clinical dietetic education in Norway, the recognition of clinical dietitians as health personnel, reimbursement for our services as clinical dietitians and future goals of the association. 


    Read More!

     

    News from the Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association (SNDA)

    Updates from Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association (SNDA)

    The SNDA membership has grown steadily over the years. We now encompass over 270 members from diverse backgrounds and job scopes. The mission of SNDA is to uphold the professional standards of the Nutrition and Dietetics community by promoting continual growth and professional advancement of the members and close collaboration with relevant industry stakeholders.


    Read More!

     

    News from the Swedish Association of Dietitians

    The Swedish Association of Dietitians represents Food Service Dietitians in Sweden. Dietitians who have responsibility with food service management by providing nutritionally adequate, safe, tasty and sustainable quality food to individuals or groups to improve health and treat disease within financial and regulatory frameworks.


    Read More!

     

    Report from the Dietetians Association of Nigeria

    A United Association of Registered Dietitian-Nutritionists in Nigeria

    Dietitian - Nutritionists in Nigeria like their counterparts in other parts of the world are important members of the health team, crucial for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). A united and formidable association of dietitian-nutritionists in Nigeria whose members will span in hundreds will surely make great impact in reducing morbidity and mortality rates.


    Read More!

    Awards/Grants

     

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim ICDA Welcome Fund

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim ICDA Welcome fund provides financial support to new ICDA members. Contact Nicci Brown at nbrown@eatright.org for information.


    Read More!

     

    First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA

    The First International Nutritionist/Dietitian (FIND) Fellowship for Study in the USA, awarded by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation, is given to assist a foreign national who is pursuing postgraduate work in the USA and has a clearly articulated plan to return to his/her country.


    Read More!

     

    Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation Competitive Essay Award of the Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim Fund for International Exchange in Nutrition, Dietetics and Management supports an annual essay contest. This award is given to provide for the international exchange of needed nutrition, dietetic and/or management information for the benefit of the nutritional health of the world community


    Read More!

     


    Announcements/Calendar of Events

     

    25th European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference

    The 25th European Nutrition and Dietetics Conference will be held in Rome, Italy April 22-24, 2019. For more information about the conference, please visit the website.


    Read More!

    Resources

     

    2018 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture at FNCE

    At the 2018 Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Washington, DC, the Academy Foundation presented the 2018 Wimpfheimer-Guggenheim International Lecture, "Innovative Partnerships: How Collaboration Leads to Stronger Global Dietitians" on October 21.


    Read More!