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Public Health

Dietitians with expertise in Public Health Dietetics who would like to join this ESDN should contact Manuel Monino: mmonyino(at)gmail.com 

Who are we

Manuel Moñino - Lead ESDN Public Health, Spain
Amanda Avery - Committee member, United Kingdom
Teresa Rodrigues - Committee member, Portugal
Elena Carrillo - Committee member, Spain
Zeynep Begüm Kalyoncu - Committee member, Turkey
Cláudia Afonso - Committee member, Portugal


Mission and vision

Our mission is to promote the role of dietitians in Public Health and support people to prevent disease through healthy and sustainable food choices across Europe, to support dietitians in developing evidence based practice, tools and research in the field of Public Health Nutrition.
This will be achieved through:

  • Engaging with decision and policy makers at local, national and European levels
  • Developing and designating evidence based proposals, reports and position statements
  • Supporting, developing and delivering dietetic research programmes in the area of Public Health Nutrition to further develop the evidence basis for practice
  • Acting as an advocate for the role of the dietitian in Public Health
  • Supporting the highest quality of dietetic education, professional practice, research activity and partnership
  • eveloping and updating position and briefing papers on the role of the dietitian in the specialist field
  • Developing advanced competence statements for dietitians working in the specialist field
  • Sharing and learning from dietetic practices in Public Health across Europe
  • Engaging all dietitians working in the specialist field across Europe through the ESDN members
  • Liaising as appropriate with other European professional groups and monitor the developments in education and LLL of other health professionals in the specialist field
  • Liaising with other EFAD committees to develop the specialty in Education, Research and Professional Practice.