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Dieteticts and Nutrition newsletter- 2017
We frequently hear the following question: “What does the HPCSA or the Professional Board for Dietetics and Nutrition (DNB)” do for us (registered professionals). To answer this question, I will keep my comments to the questions relating to and which form part of the strategic plan of the DNB >>>read more


Dieteticts and Nutrition newsletter- 2016
The Professional Board for Dietetics and Nutrition embarked on a process to assess if the scopes of practice of the dietitian and nutritionist are still relevant in South Africa >>read more 

Dieteticts and Nutrition newsletter- 2012
Nutrition is high on the global agenda, but South Africa has not yet reached all the milestones set for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The United Nations held its first High-Level meeting on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on 19 – 20 September 2011.
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