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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

RESULTS: WPHNA ELECTIONS 2016

We are pleased to announce the new WPHNA Executive Committee for the period 2017 – 2020. They are:
Angela Carriedo (Communications Secretary)
Claudio Schuftan (External affairs secretary)
Jessa Kristine Pis-an (Conferences Secretary)
Linda K. Ethangatta (Regional Secretary for Africa)
Ted Greiner (Publications Secretary)

Two current EC members, Dr Fabio Gomes (WPHNA President) and Dr Margaret Miller (Professional Affairs Secretary) will continue as part of the EC, as their positions were not open for election in this occasion. Four positions remain vacant and will need to be filled through cooption: General Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Secretary and Projects Director.
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Notice: Members’ Profiles

Due to the election process and the transition to a new executive committee, we are currently out of capacity to update/create members’ profiles. We hope to resume this service as soon as possible in 2017. We apologize for any inconvenience.Read More

WPHNA Elections 2016: NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN

The term of the current WPHNA Executive Committee (EC), elected in October 2012, is ending this year. With the exception of President and Professional Affairs Secretary, which were elected last year, all EC positions will be open for election. Executive Committee members serve in an honorary capacity for four years and are eligible to serve for one additional term of four years. A key task of the new EC will be to finalize and operationalize the WPHNA Strategic Plan 2017-2020, currently being drafted. The deadline to send the application form is 31 October 2016 at 13:59 GMT. Click for more information.Read More

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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