The 22nd IUNS-ICN was scheduled to be held from September 14-19, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.In view of the worldwide spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, we had been carefully monitoring its impact.Due to its developing situation and difficulties in travelling abroad, after much thought and deliberation, the Organizing Committee of 22nd IUNS-ICN has decided to postpone […]

World Obesity: New SCOPE Courses

The SCOPE E- learning platform aims to provide the training needed to empowering healthcare professionals around the globe to provide the best possible care for patients with obesity. The platform features free online training including the latest modules:  ‘An Overview of Bariatric Surgery’ and ‘Medical Nutrition Therapy for Obesity’, with a third – ‘Emerging Therapies […]

Register now for the 2nd PNDS Conference – Karachi, Pakistan

TRIPLE BURDEN OF MALNUTRITION – BREAKING THE SILOS BETWEEN THE WORLD OF UNDERNUTRITION AND NCDS March 11th – 13th, 2022 Register now – Special Group rates available. International Student groups of 10 or more can register for just 45 US dollars A plenary lecture “Personalised Population, and Planetary Nutrition” from IUNS President, Professor J Alfredo […]

JLGC Seminar 2022 – Local Food Strategies in Japan and the UK: Healthy Nutrition for All

Free Online Seminar – Feb 15 2022 This seminar will look at the work done towards improving nutrition by local authorities in Japan and what policymakers can possibly learn from this. Delivered by the UK based Japan Local Government Centre, this online policy seminar will be of primary interest to local government staff, councillors and […]

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Planning the workforce and global health system strengthening – Year of the Health and Care Workers Seminars

Health Education England is delighted to invite you to a series of seminars, focusing on the importance of strengthening the health workforce internationally in support of the World Health Organizations’s (WHO) Year of the Health and Care Workers (YHCW) programme. The first seminar, An Introduction to systematic workforce planning will be held on 13 December […]

SAVE THE DATE: CSO – WHO DG Dialogue on Sustainable Financing 17.12.2021

WHO inviting you to save the date for a CSO dialogue with WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Sustainable Financing of WHO, planned for 17 December 2021 at 14.00-15.30 CET (Amsterdam, Geneva, Paris). As you may know, there is currently a Member State Working Group on Sustainable Financing which will make recommendations to the […]

NCI Launches Early Investigator Advancement Program, Accepting Applications Until December 31

EIAP Aims to Facilitate the Advancement of Scientists from Diverse Backgrounds With the support of the Equity Council, NCI is launching the Early Investigator Advancement Program (EIAP) to facilitate the advancement of scientists from diverse backgrounds to become independent investigators. The cancer research enterprise needs a continuous flow of talent through the research career pipeline […]

Specific info-sessions on Erasmus+ Capacity-building in Higher Education – 2022 Call for proposals

The European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) is organising three specific Info-sessions on Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education (CBHE) – 2022 Call for proposals. These three Info-sessions are targeting the following stakeholders and/or Regions: CBHE Infoday for newcomers – Strand 1 (14/12/2021) https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/news-events/events/online-info-session-erasmus-capacity-building-higher-education-cbhe-fostering-access-cooperation_en CBHE Infoday with a Focus on Sub-Saharan Africa (16/12/2021) https://www.eacea.ec.europa.eu/news-events/events/online-info-session-erasmus-capacity-building-higher-education-cbhe-focus-sub-saharan-africa_en […]

Deadline extension and update – Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition

The deadline has been extended for the Consultation for the development of the CFS Voluntary Guidelines on Gender Equality and Women’s and Girls’ Empowerment in the Context of Food Security and Nutrition until 30 November 2021. TO PARTICIPATE – send your contribution to FSN-moderator@fao.org or post it on www.fao.org/fsnforum The introduction to the online consultation […]

IUNS – IANE Scholarships

As part of our online capacity development support for early career nutritionists the International Union of Nutritional Sciences and the International Academy of Nutrition Educators have partnered during 2021 to offer free scholarship to participants interested in the NNEdPro nutrition training courses. 24 candidates from 20 different LMIC countries have been selected to receive joint IUNS-IANE scholarships to attend […]