COVID19: Nutrition Resources

NNEdPro Dedicated Microsite V24

Last updated on 01/06/2021

Current Highlights

Since its inception, the taskforce has identified areas for research and evidence synthesis relating to nutritional aspects of the prevention and treatment of COVID-19, including issues of food and nutrition security amid this global crisis. Our aim has been to coordinate and share resources with NNEdPro’s global and regional networks, and the public, to highlight key challenges and best guidance on good nutrition and health practices in the context of COVID-19. Updates this week include:

Recent Nutrition site highlights include:


New BMJ Nutrition Articles

Nutrition and COVID19 Webinar - Lessons learned to date by our Taskforce along with BMJ Nutrition, Prevention and Health

Nutrition and COVID19 Journal Club - Nutrition and COVID19: The cutting edge of emerging evidence and a look to the future

Nutrition and Food Safety during Quarantine

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Food Security

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Further Guidance & Research

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BMJ-Nutrition, Prevention & Health Publications relating to COVID-19

Additional Publications relating to Covid-19 

Nutrition Guidelines

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NNEdPro COVID-19 Task Force: 

Executive Members

  • Dr Dominic Crocombe: Co-Chair

  • Prof Sumantra Ray RNutr: Co-Chair

  • Shane McAuliffe RD: Deputy Co-Chair (Lead for science communications, Microsite, and links with BMJ NPH) 

  • Sucheta Mitra: Deputy Co-Chair (Lead for operational support and internal communications)


BMJ Nutrition Prevention and Health Members

  • Prof Martin Kohlmeier: Editor in Chief, BMJ NPH 

  • Prof Bryndís Eva Birgisdóttir: Associate Editor, BMJ NPH


Attending Members

  • Elaine Macaninch RD: Lead for Patient, Public and Practitioner Outreach

  • Dr Luke Buckner: Lead for Nutritional Inequities and Educational Policy   

  • Dr Marjorie Lima do Vale RD: Lead for Advocacy and Impact

  • James Bradfield RD: Lead for Education, Awareness, and Implementation

  • Dr Kaninika Basu: Advice on Food, Allergy, and Immunology

  • A/Prof Luigi Palla: Advice on Statistics and Epidemiology

  • Dr Marcello Scopazzini: Advice on Infectious Diseases Medicine

  • Sonigitu Ekpe: Advice on Agriculture and Food Security

  • Niky Raja: Public Health and Microsite Support

  • Dr Ebiambu Agwara: Advice on Cardiovascular Disease and Covid-19

  • ​Clare Chadda: Advice on Gastroenterology and Rheumatology


Corresponding Members

  • Matheus Abrantes: Digital and Microsite Lead 

  • Dr Shobhana Nagraj: Maternal and Child Health

  • Dr Claudia Mitrofan: Science and Clinical Research 

  • Helena Trigueiro RD: Representative for Regional Networks

  • Pauline Douglas RD: Representative for Directors (on behalf of Prof Dan Del Rio, Dr Celia Laur RNutr & Dr Minha Rajput-Ray)


Former Members (2020)

  • Dr Suzana Almoosawi (Science Research) 

  • Dr Harrison Carter (Policy Outreach)

  • Dr Timothy Eden RD (Clinical Research)

  • Emily Fallon ANutr (Public Health)

  • Dr Lyn Haynes (Education & Networks)