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The International Union of Nutritional Sciences features contemporary global nutrition issues, such as:

  • The Global Challenge of Obesity
  • The nature and determinants of child development and their implications for programmatic interventions with young children

The IUNS also embraces global nutrition agenda to address:

  • Food and nutrition problems in developing countries
  • Food safety training for nutritionists


To live a life without malnutrition is a fundamental human right. The persistence of malnutrition, especially among children and mothers in a world of plenty is immoral. Nutrition improvement anywhere in the world is not a charity but a societal, household and individual right.