Nyhetsbrev fra EFAD 07.09.2017

Nyhetsbrev fra EFAD 07.09.2017


EFAD 28 General Meeting

EFAD General Meeting afternoon session (13:30 – 18:00, 28 September 2017) in World Trade Centre, Beursplein 37, 3011 AA Rotterdam, The Netherlands

see http://efadconference.com/general-meeting/

During the General Meeting afternoon session delegates (two from each EFAD member association or Education Associate Member) will have the opportunity to attend two of the following workshops:

  • 1. Pathway and toolkit for registration of Dietitians
  • 2. Updating education standards and competences (10 years after Roskilde)
  • 3. Communication and publicity plans for action
  • 4. European Dietetic Action Plan
  • 5. Associations, growth,develoment strategic decisions; action planning

The workshops will be followed by a delegates reception and „speed date”.

Attendance of the EFAD General Meeting is free of charge – but you must register to attend and pre-book lunch and dinner ( http://efadconference.com/registration-fees/using code efad2017) if you require these.


EFAD Conference

Launch of EFAD Physical Activity and Nutrition network

EFAD is launching a new European Specialist Dietetic Network for Physical Activity. This ESDN will address both exercise as an important lifestyle choice and sport as an activity where nutrition can influence achievement. This network will support all dietitians in adding physical activity counselling to their competences”.

There is still time to register. Don’t miss this opportunity to update yourself, network with colleagues from across Europe and get inspired. http://efadconference.com/


FREE Tour of Tomato World

Looking to expand your knowledge of agriculture? Join some of your fellow delegates for a free tour of Tomato World to learn about the Dutch horticulture sector, followed by a light buffet and an informal discussion with Milton Stokes, PhD, MPH, RD, of Monsanto, on how dietitians can play a role in educating consumers about today’s agricultural practices. For more information on Tomato World, please visit http://tomatoworld.nl/en/. This event is sponsored by Monsanto.

•Saturday, 30 September 2017

•Bus will pickup at 18:00 and will drop off between 21:00-21:30 (light snacks will be provided)

•Please reserve your space here as seats are limited

•Further instructions will be provided prior to event


European News

Nyhetsbrev fra EFAD 07.09.2017

Health ministers and high-level representatives of the 53 Member States of the WHO European Region as well as partner organizations and civil society will take part in the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary, on 11–14 September 2017.

The 4-day programme also includes progress reports on the implementation of the European food and nutrition action plan 2015–2020,

The session will be webcast live, and there will be real-time coverage on Twitter using the hashtag #RC67.

See http://www.euro.who.int/en/about-us/governance/regional-committee-for-europe/67th-session/on-the-agenda for more details


Nyhetsbrev fra EFAD 07.09.2017

Draft Joint Statement available for input

A first draft version of the joint statement on the employment of people with chronic diseases is now available. If any EFAD member has a view they wouldwish to contribute to EFADs response please let secretariat@efad.org know before 1 October.


Nyhetsbrev fra EFAD 07.09.2017

BE INSPIRED and discover the key trends and latest innovations for health, with sessions around 3 tracks

PEOPLE: Track 01 Citizens, Professional, Society” with debates around citizen trust, society awareness and data-control, health professional training, patient-doctor relationship

TECHNOLOGY: Track 02 Digital infrastructure, Data and technologies”, with discussions around blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity, Virtual reality, Cloud computing.

ENABLERS: Track 03 The Enabling Environment”, with talks around public policies, new business models, legal framework and data protection, digital transformation.



EFAD would like to include, from time to time, papers which can be triggers for informed discussion in the profession. EFAD does not endorse the findings of these papers but invites members to discuss with the author(s) their views.

This time: Govers E (2017) Low Carb High Protein Diets as Management Tool of Insulin Resistance in Patients with Obesity and/or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Obes Open Access 3(2): doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2380-5528.131