ICDA Board of Directors
News from the ICDA Board
The ICDA Board would like to be in touch with the members on a regular basis and keep the members updated about the ICDA activities. The Board Communications Committee has created a strategic plan to increase the interaction between the Board Members and National Dietetic Association (NDA) representatives.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Announces New Policy Stance
Consumers seeking health guidance must be protected from those who are not educated or licensed and do not receive ongoing professional development. Many members of the ICDA including the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States are grappling with questions about the manner in which non-registered dietitian nutritionist professionals are providing medical nutrition therapy and similar services.
National Dietetic Association Reports
Indian Dietetic Association Celebrates Dietetics Day
Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) celebrates Dietetics Day nationwide every year on 10th January to promote awareness regarding appropriate diet, nutrition and good health in the community
Report from Dietitians New Zealand – New Governance Structure, New Website and 75th Anniversary Celebration
In 2014 a review of Dietitians New Zealand (Dietitians NZ) governance was undertaken which opened the pathway to further strengthen governance level accountability and advance Dietitians NZ by transitioning from a model of a regional representative Executive Committee (EC) into a skills-based national Council.
Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) March Nutrition Month Activities
Every year in March, Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) organize Nutrition Month with various activities to provide nutrition related information and guidance to public. This year theme was “Healthy Eating for Healthy Pakistan”.
Report from AADYND
Like every year, AADYND promotes the continuous training of Licensed Dietitians. Numerous online courses have been offered, addressing multiple topics such as vegetarian, good manufacturing practices and management of food services, child nutrition, gluten-free food, gastroenterology, gerontology, community nutrition and audit of food services.
Report from Japan Dietetic Association
Establishing August the 4th as "Nutrition Day," and August 1st. - 7th. as "Nutrition Week," to promote "Enjoy Nutrition" nationwide!
New Dietitians NZ Website
Dietitians NZ new website goes live on 1st June 2017 and will be officially launched at the 2017 National Meeting in September.
Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society’s Website
Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society launched its new website with new features and new outlook in April 2017.
Calendar of Events
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
26-30 June 2018, Genoa, Italy
7th Asian Congress of Dietetics (ACD)
July 5 – 8, 2018, Hong Kong