Meet the NNEdPro Core Team! Behind any programme of work are the people who make it all happen! So, as we gear up for our 10th Anniversary Events this Summer we asked the NNEdPro Core Team three key questions - What does NNEdPro mean to you? What is your motivation to be involved in NNEdPro? What... Continue Reading →
Empowering communities through the power of nutrition education! This week we are pleased to announce that two NNEdPro teaching kitchens have been officially opened in the slums of Kolkata; empowering local communities through the power of nutrition education. These kitchens were launched with exciting live demonstrations of how the kitchens in Chetla and R G... Continue Reading →
On the 26th November the Australia and New Zealand Network will be hosting a workshop exploring nutrition in Health Professional education. Being held at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) in Adelaide. The workshop aims to share experiences and current nutrition teaching activities in medicine, dentistry, nursing and allied health training... Continue Reading →
Food is medicine. 1 in 3 patients are at risk of malnutrition upon admission to hospital in the UK. The Canadian Malnutrition Task Force just launched an online malnutrition toolkit that encompasses resources and step-by-step suggestions on malnutrition assessment, screening, management and follow-up based on the Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care.
NNEdPro Chair Prof Sumantra Ray spent much of February and March travelling India to spread our mandate of integrating nutrition in medical education. Of interest are establishing the Teaching Kitchen project in the Chetla Slum of Kolkata and establishing collaborations with the support of Lord Rana with Cordia Group of Colleges in the Indian state... Continue Reading →
July 2016: Organised by the Need for Nutrition Education/Innovation Programme (NNEdPro), The Mudra Academy of Performing Arts UK, and Physicians United for Child Health (PUNCH), ‘An Indian Summer’ is an evening of entertainment for the whole family held at Lee Hall, Wolfson College (University of Cambridge), Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9BB This event was organised to raise... Continue Reading →
April 2016: The field of nutritional research in low to middle income countries such as Morocco may be underfunded, but there is strong interest from researchers in moving forward. In April 2016, the Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) capacity building initiative that took place in Morocco is a key first step towards mitigating this issue. As part... Continue Reading →
March 21st 2016, Perth: One of the action points from the First International Summit on Medical Nutrition Education and Research, held in August 2015, was to establish a network in Australia and New Zealand with individuals who were interested in progressing medical/healthcare nutrition education and research ‘down under’. The Launch: As a result, we launched... Continue Reading →