International Congress of Dietetics (ICD)
News from the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) – Save the Date!
As you may know, the ICD 2020 Conference will be hosted by the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) in beautiful Cape Town, South Africa. As the ICD 2020 Committee begins to plan the conference programme, we invite members to share ideas on what you would like to see at the conference.
ICD 2016 experiences at Granada, Spain
Samuel Durán Agüero (Chile) and Chika Ndiokwelu and Lauretta Ejei-Okeke (Nigeria) reflect on their experiences at ICD 2016 in Granada, Spain.
National Dietetic Association Reports
ADSA’s Position Statement on the Proposed Taxation of Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in South Africa
From April 2017, a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) will be introduced in South Africa to help reduce excessive sugar intake in the South African population. ADSA acknowledges that many South Africans are at a greater health risk due to the high consumption of free/added sugars, and is in support of the proposed taxation of SSBs.
Report from AADYND
During the year 2016 the Argentinean Association of Dietitian and Nutritionist -Dietitians (AADYND) carried out face-to-face, distance workshops and training courses. A total of 650 professionals and students participated in these activities.
Report from Austria
In Austria, registration for Members of the Medical Health Professions has now been enacted by law. By 01.01.2018 registration will be manadatory.
Conbran - Brazilian Congress of Nutrition
Conbran (Congresso Brasileiro de Nutrição), the largest nutrition congress in Latin America, was conducted in late October 2016 by Asbran (Associação Brasileira de Nutrição), the Brazilian Nutrition Association, and was attended by more than 3,500 people.
Summary of a Round Table Presentation at the ICDA Conference in Granada/Spain 2016 and it’s further outcome
An international exchange program took place in August 2015, after a request by the co-founder/director of Dietitians Explore! Education Exchange Inc. (DE), a non-profit organization located in Toronto, Canada, to the ICDA representatives from the German National Dietetic Association.
Summary of the ENDietS, dietetic students day at the ICDA Conference in Granada/Spain 2016
The second ENDietS Student Day was held along with the ICD in Granada on the 6th September 2016. ENDietS continues to provide European and international students with unique experiences, not only in the dietetic field, but also in communication and networking.
Welcome to our newest members
It is with pleasure that we welcome the following National Dietetic Associations (NDAs) as new members of ICDA...
Awards & Grants
International Awards and Resources through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
Just launched...new Dietitians Association of Australia website
The Dietitians Association of Australia has seen 2017 in with a bang . . . launching a new website in January!
New Perspectives on Nutrition – Definition and Practice
Patricia Thompson has published Integrated Food and Nutrition Sciences – Caribbean Nutrition, Foods and Health, which was written primarily to satisfy the needs for the newly revised Advanced Caribbean school curriculum in Food and Nutrition and is also relevant for higher education and other regions.
Calendar of Events
Dietitians Association of Australia 34th National Conference
18 – 20 May 2017, Hobart, Australia
Dietitians of Canada 2017 National Conference
June 7-10 2017, St John's, NL, Canada
2017 National Meeting of Dietitians NZ
31 August – 1 September 2017, Wellington, NZ
10th EFAD Conference
28 – 30 September 2017, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™
21 – 24 October 2017, Chicago, USA
19th Congress on Nutrition and Metabolism in Renal Disease
J26-30 June 2018, Genoa, Italy
7th Asian Congress of Dietetics (ACD)
July 5 – 8, 2018, Hong Kong