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Launched on December 17, 2020, the Middle East Network is a collaboration of dietitians, doctors, academics, medical and health care educators, and professional associations in the region. Check out the agenda here. Headquartered in the UAE the Network also has representation from Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Israel.

Key Aims

Facilitate the spread and scale of existing nutrition knowledge, experiences, standards, and evidence-informed interventions across the region.

Support the strengthening of nutrition competence and confidence in the healthcare workforce through education and training opportunities.

Facilitate the spread and scale of existing ways to empower underserved communities and diverse populations in nutrition and health.

Facilitate knowledge sharing related to food security, food safety, food waste, agriculture, and environmental sustainability.

Steering Committee

founding members

Seta Tutundjian

Kennia Doncato

Arzoo Malhotra

Mai Shalaby

Showkat Nabi Rather

Neeru Sood

Ramachandran Subramanian

AS. M. Faheem

Central Ops and Strategy Facilitation