“Obesity: Advancing the global food and health agendas” webinar. Registration open

On Monday 7th June from 15:00 – 16:00 CEST, World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and World Obesity will host a virtual health talk as part of WHO Food Systems Dialogues Week. During a World Obesity Day event “Obesity: Setting the global agenda” Dr Tedros introduce a new Coalition that will lead, coordinate and drive action on […]

Spanish Language Two Day Course June 16th and 17th: “Clinical Nutrition, Mediterranean Diet and Physical Activity”

As part of the IUNS’s commitment to building capacity and developing the skills of early career nutritionists we provide information about relevant, high-quality online nutrition courses and upcoming events.In this context, we are sharing an upcoming event for our Spanish speaking Adhering Bodies. FINUT are providing a two-day online course, delivered in Spanish on “Clinical […]

Apply Now: NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program

Are you a researcher or clinician with a demonstrated interest in cancer prevention? The USA based National Cancer Institute are now accepting applications for their fellowship program.The application period is open and runs from May until August 16th 2021. For more information visitCancer Prevention Fellowship Program The program supports postdoctoral research and professional development, plus […]

News and Bursary Opportunities South Africa: National Science and Technology Forum

The latest newsletter of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) of South Africa is available. The May 2021 edition features opportunities including the Inqola FEED (Food Equity, Equality & Democracy) Innovation Prize. The I Prize seeks to highlight internet-based ideas and solutions that have the potential to create meaningful impact on the food system […]

40th Anniversary of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes Online event, 21 May 2021

Please join us as we celebrate the 40th anniversary of the adoption of the International Code of Marketing of Breast-milk Substitutes (the Code) by the 34th World Health Assembly.   Let’s celebrate our achievements by learning about the Code, and get equipped to take on country-level Code implementation. Hear from leading speakers on: The achievement of […]

Nutrition and Aging: New Training Course from Fundación Iberoamericana de Nutrición (FINUT) 

FINUT has created a new course addressing nutrition, aging, and disease in older adults. The course is delivered in Spanish and is aimed at both early career nutritionists and professionals in Geriatrics wishing to gain nutrition training. Together with the University of Antioquia (Colombia), which enjoys prestige in the area of public health research, FINUT […]

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Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism – IUNS News

The IUNS and one of our long-standing collaborative partners, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) have recently enhanced the scope of our collaboration. Cornelia Loechl, Head of the Nutritional and Health-Related Environmental Studies Section of IAEA and IUNS Secretary General, Catherine Geissler co-authored a report on these discussions for the IUNS News featured in the […]

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School Feeding Coalition Formation: A Game Changing Effort

The number of children living in households that are struggling to put food on the table has doubled during the pandemic, approximately “38 million children were acutely hungry in 2019 and the pandemic could push this further… taking the total to 74 million”. Under the coordination of UN Nutrition, a coalition on school feeding is […]

Free Webinar – Nutritional oncology: the tip of the iceberg and what is looming underneath

The Candian Nutrition Society has extended their series of Webinars. The next free webinars takes place on Thursday, April 01 12:00 – 13:00 (ET) Dr. Carla Prado from the University of Alberta discusses the importance of nutritional status and challenges and opportunities in nutrition research and clinical practice as it relates to nutritional oncology.