Vision, Mission & AIMs

VISION

To establish the NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health as a world leading and highly innovative think-tank, training academy and knowledge network, bringing together the best of education, research, evaluation and advocacy, particularly in Nutrition-related aspects of health and healthcare systems.

MISSION

To develop a critical mass of self-sustaining knowledge, skills and capacity in Nutrition and Health, within the global healthcare and public health workforce, resulting in significantly improved health practices and outcomes.

AIMS

1. To develop, provide and evaluate the impact of medical/healthcare nutrition education, building sustainable capacity and driving implementation of knowledge into policy and practice.

2. To significantly strengthen the medical/healthcare nutrition evidence-base by identifying gaps, undertaking/commissioning primary research as well as evidence synthesis/interpretation, and improving access to high quality, translatable information for policymakers and practitioners

APPROACH

We prioritise nutrition education as a key strategy to achieve our vision, seeking to improve the health of individuals and populations by embedding nutrition into medical/healthcare systems.

We strive for medical, healthcare and public health professionals to have sufficient knowledge, skills and attitudes to provide effective nutrition advice and care to patients as well as the public.

We believe in multi- and inter-disciplinary approaches including doctors, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses, pharmacists, researchers, academics and other stakeholders.

We collaborate widely with practitioners, students, educators, researchers, professional associations, learned societies, the third sector and industry partners.

We promote research capacity building as well as ‘Good Research Practice’ to enhance the quantity and quality of potentially translatable evidence relating to key nutritional problems of clinical and public health importance.

We draw from a range of implementation science approaches in line with the ‘Knowledge-to-Action Framework‘.

VALUES

Individuals in NNEdPro are: Collaborative, Passionate, Committed

As an organisation NNEdPro is: Evidence-based, Collaborative, Impactful

NNEdPro processes are: Evidence-based, Transparent, Democratic

 

LET'S END MALNUTRITION BY 2030

The NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (2016-2025) and the UN Decade of Family Farming (2019-2028). We are committed to tackling the burden of malnutrition in all its forms – undernutrition, overnutrition and micronutrient deficiencies – through the effective use of education, research and advocacy as well as developing in-depth and scalable change models for population level impact.

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Awards

2016 Finalist & Runner-Up: BMJ Education Team of the Year Awards

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