• Katie Nunemaker

Global Nutrition Resources and Dietitian Opportunities

Updated: Feb 26




Have you envisioned yourself taking your nutrition education across the world? Regardless of where you want to go, we've got all of the information you need to get started thinking about your move. Keep reading to learn about global nutrition opportunities like events, food tours, and job postings. We've also got a few great resources that'll come in handy like international nutrition educational materials.


Events:


March 23-27, 2020: Micronutrient Forum Global Conference 2020: Building new evidence and alliances for improving nutrition in Bangkok, Thailand

https://globalnutritionreport.org/events/micronutrient-forum-global-conference-2020-building-new-evidence-and-alliances-improving-nutrition/


March 31-April 3, 2020: World Public Health Nutrition Congress 2020 in Brisbane, Australia

https://globalnutritionreport.org/events/world-public-health-nutrition-congress-2020/


April 7, 2020: The WHO's World Health Day

https://www.who.int/westernpacific/news/events/world-health-day


May 25-28, 2020: Power On Your Plate in Arusha, Tanzania

https://avrdc.org/power-on-your-plate/


June 29-July 3, 2020: Executive Short Course- Together for Nutrition in Geneva, Switzerland

https://www.gainhealth.org/events/executive-short-course-together-nutrition



Food Tours:


Lisbon: Culinary Backstreets Food Tours

https://culinarybackstreets.com/category/cities-category/lisbon/#food-tours


Oaxaca: Culinary Backstreets Food Tours

https://culinarybackstreets.com/category/cities-category/oaxaca/


Saigon, Vietnam: XO Tours Street Food Tour

https://xotours.vn/tours/vietnam-food-tour.html


Vancouver, British Columbia: Vancouver Foodie Tours

https://foodietours.ca


Venice: Walks of Italy Food Tours

https://www.walksofitaly.com/venice-tours/venice-food-tour/



Jobs:


Abuja, Nigeria: The United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is hiring a Nutrition Officer. Job duties include budget monitoring, supply tracking, and survey implementation. Learn how to make a difference and apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1717996744/


Cork, Ireland: Spectrum Health is hiring a Corporate Nutrition Dietitian to host events like clinics, seminars, workshops, food demos, and weight-loss courses for employees on a contract basis. Competencies needed include empathy, adaptability, self-motivation, and organization. See the rest of the qualifications here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1297405525/


Freetown, Sierra Leone: The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations is hiring a Food Security and Nutrition Policy Specialist for their FIRST Program. Responsibilities include reviewing policy and regulatory framework, implementing public expenditure reviews, and others. See if it's the right position for you here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1713074775/


Halifax, GB: The Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is hiring a Dietitian to help bring safer and more effective care to their patients. This position specifies its appropriateness for new dietitians and those looking to gain more experience, and they're hiring three dietitians! The job posting is rather new, so head on over and apply here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1728934378/


London, GB: the NHS is hiring a part-time Specialist Dietitian to join their dietetic team in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The dietitian's role will be to deliver community-based care to malnourished patients and patients with multiple co-morbidities. The position also will allow the dietitian to support the Specialist Enteral Feeding Dietitian. You can get more information about it, including how to apply, here: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/1719275444/



Global Nutrition Resources:


The CDC's Global Health & Nutrition Resources has a wide range of nutrition information like global nutrition initiatives and information on global health and nutrition agencies. https://www.cdc.gov/nutrition/micronutrient-malnutrition/resources/index.html


EatRightPro's Global Food and Nutrition Resource Hub: this hub provides relevant and functional information for international nutrition education materials. https://www.eatrightpro.org/practice/practice-resources/international-nutrition-pilot-project