Public Health/Community Nutrition Practice Group

PHCNPG Dietetic Practice Group

International Nutrition Education and Data Resources

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Nutrition Education and Consumer Awareness
Developed by the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to improve the feeding and nutrition of families in developing countries – includes nutrition education materials for use in developing countries
http://www.fao.org/ag/humannutrition/nutritioneducation/en/

FAO Nutrition Country Profiles
Concise reviews describing the food and nutrition situation in countries. Includes background statistics on food-related statistics (e.g. agricultural production and selected health, demographic, and economic indicators).
http://www.fao.org/ag/agn/nutrition/profiles_en.stm

FAOSTAT
The statistical database of FAO. Provides time-series and cross sectional data relating to food and agriculture in over 200 countries. Includes most recent stats on food, nutrition and food security.
http://faostat.fao.org/site/291/default.aspx

World Health Organization (WHO) Country Profiles
Provides health and nutrition profiles, including mortality and burden of disease statistics, and child malnutrition statistics.
http://www.who.int/countries/en/

WHO Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition Information System (VMNIS), Micronutrients Database
http://www.who.int/vmnis/database/en/

  • HOD Update

    Read the latest Mega Issue: Leading Together for Good Governance (Fall 2018)

  • Free Webinar!

    NEW! The PHCNPG is proud to introduce a new resource for professionals, the Guide to Developing and Enhancing Skills in Public Health and Community Nutrition!!  Click here for more details to access the live recording of the webinar that took place on December 20.

  • Public Health Nutrition Certificate of Training Program

    Academy members enjoy a reduced rate of $24 for each module, or may complete all five modules and earn 10.0 hours of CPEUs for $120


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