The ICDA supported Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) workshops were held on September 1, 2020 in a virtual mode, sharing and releasing the beta-version of the ICDA Sustainable Food Systems Toolkit: Supporting Sustainability in Nutrition. The response to the workshops was overwhelming from the ICDA member associations and the registrations closed within 2 days.
ICDA Board of Directors
Introducing the new ICDA Board of Directors
At the September 2020 Annual General Meeting of Members, a new slate of Directors for the International Confederation of Dietetic Associations was approved.
From Giuseppe Russolillo, New Chair of ICDA Board
New Reimbursement for the Support of Overweight Children by Registered Dietitians in Belgium
Dear ICDA members, I would like to send to all member countries greeting of hope and encouragement. We are living through difficult times in humanity. The COVID pandemic has been a hard stroke to Humanity and it is teaching us how important human relations are and the need to live together in a more just, respectful, and in solidarity with all society, with all races, religions, gender identities, life options and peaceful ideologies.
International Congress of Dietetics (ICD), 2021
New dates announced.
National Dietetic Association Reports
News from The Spanish Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
In Spain, the state of alarm was declared on 14/03/2020 and at the beginning of the pandemic, many media outlets were echoing questionable home remedies to prevent COVID-19 and there was also some confusion as to whether food could be a vehicle for the disease.
News from Swedish Association of Clinical Dietitians (DRF)
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Responds to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Swedish Association of Clinical Dietitians (DRF) has been promoting the value of nutrition and healthy eating habits through various projects since 2013. Two years earlier, The Swedish National Board of Health and Welfare had released their "Evidence-based National Guidelines for Methods of Preventing Disease", presenting methods for disease prevention through supporting patients' efforts to change unhealthy habits, notably unhealthy eating, tobacco use, hazardous alcohol use, and physical inactivity.
Introducing Dietitians Australia
News from Dietitians Australia
We have been busy here down under! In May, after nearly 12 months of planning, we evolved from the Dietitians Association of Australia to Dietitians Australia. We launched our new visual identity as well as a new member database and communications platform, Share Plate.
News from The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation
International Affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics [IAAND] and the Global Member Interest Group [GMIG]
The IAAND is an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics focusing specifically on Academy members who live/work outside the United States or are interested in associating and/or collaborating with international members.