FENS – 14th European Nutrition Conference Abstract submission and registration open

The 14th European Nutrition Conference of FENS will take place in Belgrade, Serbia from 14th to 17th of November 2023.

This year FENS is offering a special early, early bird rate. As there is great interest in this, especially from young nutrition researchers and professionals, but also colleagues from low and middle-income countries, the Organizing Committee decided to extend the deadline for early early bird registration fee rates until 14 February 2023. FENS invite you to use this special opportunity to register for the conference and send your abstracts.

Belgrade, Serbia

Early, Early Bird registration rate closes on 14 February 2023

Abstract submission closes on 30 April 2023

For more information visit the conference website:

The 5th FANUS Conference – Call for Abstracts

The Federation of African Nutrition Societies will be holding the 5th FANUS conference with the title of Multisectoral approach to strengthening food systems and achieving sustainable nutrition targets in Africa on 19-24 November 2023 in Dakar Senegal.

Congress Theme and Symposia: The conference will be delivered through plenary sessions and parallel symposia focused on 14 sub-themes (ST).

Abstract Topics (sub- themes ):

  • : Adolescent and child nutrition
  •  :Nutrition before and during the first 1000 days
  • : Micronutrient deficiencies
  • : Double-burden of malnutrition
  • : System approach to nutrition 
  • : Nutrition education and behavior change
  • : Nutrient and bioactive components of food
  • : Food biotechnology, processing and safety
  • : Innovative approaches in nutrition assessment
  • : Geriatric and clinical nutrition 
  • : Nutrition policy and program 
  • : Food and nutrition governance
  • : Food system and climate change
  • : Nutrition budget and finance

Call for abstract

The call for abstract submission will be launched on December 15, 2022 on the FANUS website and shared through local, regional and international networks and platforms.

Abstract submission: December 15, 2022 – April 31, 2023

Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration. -Ends May 31, 2023Fees
International participants250 $
Student from Africa Region100 $
Student from non-Africa Region150 $
Late and onsite registration – June, 1st – November 24th 2023 
International participants300 $
Students from African Region150 $
Student from non-African Region200 $

*The registration fee will cover a registration package, conference proceedings, daily tea breaks, lunches and admission to all congress events. Single registration permits only one person to attend the conference. 


Information about Conference venue and other moderate accommodations in Dakar will be shared through the FANUS conference website.

Call for Papers: WHO Special Theme Issue “Chatbots and COVID-19″.

JMIR Publications is delighted to announce a collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) in publishing a theme issue entitled “Chatbots and COVID-19“.

The Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR) (IF 5.43) is issuing a Call for Papers for a special theme issue to examine the use of chatbots during the pandemic.

JMIR and the WHO welcome submissions related to the development, use, and impact of chatbots during the pandemic and into the future.

For this theme issue, the article processing fee (APF) is discounted by 20%.

Submissions due: 30 April 2022

Initial decisions: 30 June 2022

Publication begins: 30 November 2022

The “Chatbots and COVID-19” theme issue will showcase research papers based on the WHO’s work with chatbots.  This theme issue springs from the WHO’s experience in building and utilizing chatbots to share information and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. The WHO’s webinar series invited governments, NGOs, academia, and the private sector to come together to discuss and share lessons learned during the pandemic.

The guest editors for this theme issue are:

•             Andy Pattison, Team Lead Digital Channels at the WHO in Geneva.

•             Gini Arnold, Head of the Ambassador Team in the Department of Social Determinants at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva.

•             Robert Marten, Scientist at the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research at the WHO in Geneva.

•             Hebe Gouda, Epidemiologist and Project Officer with the WHO Tobacco Free Initiative in Geneva.

•             Tina Purnat, Team Lead for Infodemic Management at the Unit for High Impact Events Preparedness, Department of Global Infectious Hazard Preparedness at the WHO.

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