2nd International Workshop on Micronutrients and Child Health (MCHWS-2014) 3rd - 7th November 2014

Jointly Organized By: Human Nutrition Unit, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Indian Academy of Pediatrics (Sub-specialty Chapter on Nutrition) and Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research

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About the Organizers

Human Nutrition Unit

Human Nutrition Unit at All India Institute of Medical Sciences was started in the year 1973 as an independent Unit. The objectives of the Human Nutrition Unit (HNU) are to provide i) Service, ii) Education iii) Research and iv) Training in the field of Human Nutrition. Besides rendering clinical services for health problems of malnutrition within the Institute Hospital and through Community setting, HNU also offers advisory services to the Government of India and other teaching institutions in the field of Human Nutrition. Human Nutrition Unit, on its own, as well as in collaboration with other departments takes up training in the field of Nutrition both at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels. Human Nutrition Unit also plays an important role in conducting epidemiological research studies.

 

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) (Sub-Speciality Chapter on Nutrition)

Indian Academy of Pediatrics (Sub-Speciality Chapter on Nutrition) is working in the field of Clinical and Community Nutrition. This Chapter provides technical support to the Indian Academy of Pediatrics in different issues related to Clinical, Therapeutic and Community Nutrition.  The National Guidelines developed by this Chapter have been adopted by Government of India. The Chapter consists of more than 500 IAP members who are actively working in the field of Nutrition.

 

Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research (SBISR)

Sitaram Bhartia Institute of Science and Research was founded with a spirit of serving society through research. With the focus on health, the institution has evolved into an organization that combines medical research with excellence in patient care. SBISR research focuses on collecting health-related information, translating evidence-based guidelines in clinical practice, developing cost-effective interventions for improving care, investigating factors influencing disease development, and analyzing medical literature for developing clinical guidelines.

 

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