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About Us

About Us

We are a professional association that brings together people with a common interest in promoting and improving public health nutrition. We work to ensure that in all possible circumstances, adequate nourishing food is available to and affordable by all.

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Our Members

Our Members

Our members are spread across countries in all continents of the world. They are committed to advancing public health nutrition and sharing their experience to the world. Find out more about who they are, there are many networking opportunities awaiting.

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Certification

Certification

Our certification scheme has been developed to establish and assure professional standards in public health nutrition worldwide. Become a Certified Public Health Nutritionist (cPHN), applications are open all year long.

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PHN News

UK Health Forum Report: Strengthening the governance of diet and nutrition partnerships for the prevention of chronic diseases

Calls for public-private partnerships and collaborations on nutrition and non-communicable disease polices are now part of the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations (UN) agenda. Such partnerships can present unique challenges, especially when they involve commercial entities whose products which are high in fat, salt and sugar contribute to obesity and non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Efforts to

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Three postdoctoral fellowships in Nutritional Epidemiology at USP, Brazil

The Center for Epidemiological Studies in Health and Nutrition at the University of Sao Paulo invites applications for three postdoctoral positions. Applicants of any nationality must have a PhD in Nutrition, Public Health, Epidemiology or related areas obtained in the last seven years and strong scientific interest in nutritional epidemiology. The three fellowships are awarded for undertaking research activities as part of the project “Consumption of ultra-processed foods, dietary nutrient profile and obesity in seven countries”. This project, funded by São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and executed by Professor Carlos Monteiro. Deadline for application is June 15, 2016. Read More

Tax on sugary beverages announced in the United Kingdom

Today George Osborne announces a “sugar levy” on soft drinks in two years’ time that would raise more than £500 million which will be applied toward funding school sports.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver called it a “profound move” and Professor Mc Gregor of Action on Sugar  welcomed the move as “excellent”

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Support Paraguay’s “Law to protect children and adolescents against malnutrition and related diseases”

This Thursday March 19, 2016 Paraguay’ s Senators are voting a bill aimed to protect children’s´ health.  If approved, this law will include strategies such as banning junk foods at schools, restricting food marketing to children, implementing  nutrition food labelling; and a fiscal reform to promote healthy eating.

Civil society groups have started a petition on change.org to

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