International Involvement with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
International Lecture Presentations
Nutrition Reference Guide: CORE Group's Nutrition Working Group
This reference guide includes nutrition-specific tools and approaches, information on how and when to use them, and special considerations for their use. Topics include: Breastfeeding counselling; acute malnutrition; maternal,infant and child feeding; pregnancy and lactation; engaging family and group mentors as support groups; essential nutrition; guide to anthropometry; mobilizing communities; anemia; nutrition assessment, counseling, and support; rehabilitating malnourished children; school gardens.
Position of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: Nutrition Security in Developing Nations: Sustainable Food, Water, and Health
Who Are the World’s Food Insecure? Identifying the Risk Factors of Food Insecurity Around the World
Nutrition and Health in Developing Countries by Richard Semba and Martin W. Bloem; 2nd edition from 2008.
Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems and Policies by Michael H. Person, Robert E. Black, Anne J. Mills; 4th ed.
Global Health Partnerships: Check Your Privilege at the Border | Lisa V. Adams | TEDxDartmouth
After 10 years of working in global health, Adams learned firsthand how easy it is for the US partner to inadvertently steamroll a global partnership and jeopardize an entire project. Adams explains what’s at risk when partners from wealthy countries collaborate with low-income partners and ignore the inherent power imbalance and complex historical legacies of the places where they work.
How NOT to save the world: Why U.S. students who go to poor countries to ‘do good’ often do the opposite by Lisa Adams
New Where There is No Doctor, Hesperian Foudation
Repositioning Nutrition as Central to Development: A Strategy for Large Scale Action from the World Bank
Public Health Guide in Emergencies from Johns Hopkins and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent 2008. (Chapter 9 is especially relevant for RDNs)
The future of global health education: training for equity in global health by Lisa Adams
The Society for Implementation Science in Nutrition (SISN) Knowledge Hub
The Knowledge Hub is a search facility designed to help you find key resources on implementation science in nutrition. This includes a wide range of materials from journal articles, papers, case studies, reports and presentations.
Affordability of nutritious complementary foods in Eastern and Southern Africa
Comprehensive Nutrient Gap Assessment (CONGA) in Eastern and Southern Africa
Father Engagement in Nutrition (Africa)
Growing Tanzania's Nutrition Knowledge: This provides fabulous insights into teaching about and promoting the use of fruits and vegetables anywhere, not just Tanzania.
Nutrition Guideline for Home Grown School Feeding Programs in South Ethiopia
Stunting Reduction Toolkit: The Mtoto Mwerevu Stunting Reduction Toolkit is a resource for government and organisations involved in addressing stunting and broader nutrition issues in Tanzania. Its goal is to provide government, donors, non-governmental organisations, and civil society organisations (CSOs) with programming recommendations and tools to help implement successful multi-sectoral social and behaviour change (SBC) interventions aimed at preventing and reducing stunting.
See Spanish Resource Library for all Spanish language materials.
Addressing Hunger in Lao PDR: Gardens for Growth by Joanna Cummings, MS, RD, CNSC
Leveraging Agriculture for Nutrition in South Asia: Multiple resources and links to resources on agriculture and combating malnutrition in south Asia.
Nutrition in Adolescence - Bangladesh
Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization: NGO dedicated to supporting agriculture in tropical and other environments around the world.
Academy Social Media Toolkit
Coronavirus Disease (Covid-19): How to Protect yourself and Others. English, Chinese, Korean,Spanish, Vietnamese
Disinfect Produce - Advice from Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
Infant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations When COVID-19 is Suspected or Confirmed
Maya Health Alliance. Summary of COVID-19 topics, emphasis on Guatemala, but valuable information for many cultures. English, Spanish
WAsh'Em: Improving handwashing behaviour change programs in humanitarian crises Wash'Em COVID-19 Resources The Wash'Em team has developed resources to help local actors respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Here you will find coronavirus guides, webinars, questions & answers, and activity videos in various languages. Additional translations are in process.
Respiration and Nutrition: This simple black and white guide was designed to teach about how nutrition impacts the respiratory problems common in low resource communities of Central America.
The Spirit Falls Down and Catches You by Anne Fadiman: An excellent view into cultural conflicts that immigrants and refugees can experience, complicating their communication, relationships, and health care (among other dimensions of American life).
Dental Education Tools +
These are dental education tools used in conjunction with nutrition trainings and activities in communities
Guideline: Sugars Intake for Adults and Children. English, FarsiExcecutive Summary in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
Sugars Checklist (infographic)
Pocket Guide for a Healthy Diet (Infographic)
Active Learning Workshop - English
Five Keys to Food Safety by the World Health Organization
The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish. Executive summary in English, French, Spanish.
Diarrhoeal disease Fact Sheet. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
Clear, practical advice on preventing, controlling, managing and treating diarrhoeal diseases. Guidelines from medical authorities on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, causes and risk factors, tests, training tips, feedback from the field, alternative medicine and much more for patients and health professionals. News on developments in the control, management, treatment and prevention of diarrhoeal diseases.
Infant feeding & HIV
Nutrition and Food Security for People Living with Aids and HIV
Joint Malnutrition Estimates 2020 edition
Malnutrition Fact Sheet (overview). Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
WHO Global Database on Child Growth and Malnutrition
Eggs for All
Fortification assessment coverage toolkit (FACT)
Maternal Nutrition Operational Guidance Program Considerations for Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Nutritional Guidelines for Complementary Foods and Complementary Food Supplements Supported by GAIN
Breastfeeding Training Course. English, French, Russian, Spanish
Protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding in facilities providing maternity and newborn services: Guideline
Infographic: Noncommunicable Diseases (NCDS) and Mental Health: Challenges and Solutions
Cardiovascular Disease Fact Sheet (Overview). Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
Hypertension Fact Sheet (Overview). Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, Russian
Salt Reduction Fact Sheet. Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
Cancer Fact Sheet (Overview)
Diabetes Fact Sheet (Overview). Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
"Diabetes Messages" Program:
Diabetes Messages, available in English and Spanish, consists of three, 30 minutes lessons for the prevention and control of Diabetes. The lessons come in two versions, to better fit the learning styles of clientale: Interactive and Drama Lessons. Both versions include with low literacy visuals and posters. The Active Learning Workshop is included, also in English and Spanish.
Though developed with Central American countries in mind, Diabetes Messages can be culturally adapted to other cultures and languages.
Obesity and Overweight Fact Sheet (Overview). Arabic, Chinese, English, Spanish, Russian
Guideline: Sugars Intake for Adults and Children. English, FarsiExecutive Summary in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Spanish, Russian
Care Groups: A "how to" guide and support network for community-based health volunteers
Community Nutrition Survey: This is a guide to use when starting nutrition work in a new community. It is a brainstorm of information that will be helpful in developing education or intervention tools for a low resource village or region.
The Partnering Toolbook
Sustainable healthy diets: guiding principles. English and Persian
WHO Nutrient Requirements
Calcium in TortillasThis bar graph shows the impact that soaking in calcium salts can have on the calcium content of tortillas.
Preventing Anemia +
Designed for Central American countries: fact sheets in Spanish and English, chart in Spanish. Adaptable to other Spanish-speaking populations
A Guide for Developing an Integrated, Evidence and Theory Based Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) and Trachoma F and E Programme: Provides an general overview of WASH program guidelines
Integrating WASH into Nutrition Programming
Rehydration Project. Multiple languages.
Sanitation Game Videos. English, French, Spanish. +
WASH and health working together: A ‘how-to’ guide for Neglected Tropical Disease programmes. English, French