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Partnership to promote healthy lifestyles in India

Requested by

Association of Health, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics (AFND)

Who are you trying to help? What issue are you trying to address?

Association of Food, Nutrition & Dietetics (AFND), India, has been initiated by a team of researchers, registered dietitians, nutritionists, and other health care professionals to empower the interlinking of food, nutrition and public health so as to promote optimal health for all people.

This association also targets to promote greater transparency and collaboration between individuals associated with the food industry and the study of nutrition that can best promote healthier lives through the right dietary practices.

AFND promote health and wellness by:
- providing scientific, holistic support to help people attain optimal health;
- educate them on the prevention of disease and maintenance care;
- inspire them to take proactive approach in taking care of their body, mind and spirit;
- take research into community (translational research). Eg:-Combating mortality and morbidity with reference to malnutrition (both over and under nutrition);
- Developing research tools/kits & health education materials;
- Lifestyle intervention program through a holistic approach – Food, Mood & Exercise;
- Intervention strategies to reduce infant and maternal mortality in slums and rural areas;
- Conducting epidemiological studies to identify the major causes of above issues etc.

What is your project and how will it help?

The association work in all health-related issues with the following strategies and objectives:

-Research –
Action research to understand knowledge, attitude & practice among public; collect facts and evidences through epidemiological studies; develop and standardize questionnaires, tracking tools and screening programs that can capture actual scenario.

-Health promotion –
Through health communication and translational research.

-Advocacy –
Interface with stakeholders and media on the healthcare-related facts and evidences, through debate and dialogue on various forums, so as to create/modify nutritional policies in the state.

-Networking –
Inter-linkage & collaboration with people from different areas of expertise in food, nutrition and dietetics (consultants, advisers, entrepreneurs, educationists, researchers and healthcare professionals) to promote greater transparency, sharing of thoughts, exchange resources that can further improve the nutritional care.

How can other people partner with you on your project?

The development sector, nationally and internationally, has been playing an important role to raise health and nutrition concerns, develop awareness of issues and promote sustainable development. In order to accomplish this endeavour efficiently and effectively, AFND request partnership wherein networking and exchange of resources can further improve the standards of care along with the revamping of health & nutritional policies in India.

Please detail the resources that you need.

We are interested to partner with organisations/institutes/companies etc. who are interested in our work.

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Categorisations

Partnership types

Advocacy of global issues; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Asia: India

Global issues

Food security and nutrition

Responses

  • Contact details exchanged
    11 May 2015 01:04 GMT

    Billion Actions
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    S. Utama says: (THERE ARE MILLION OF NGO BEHIND) NOW WE ALSO INVITE YOU JOIN TO BUILD WORLD NGO CENTRAL BANK TO FUNDING ALL NGO AND HUMANITY ACTIVITIES, IN EMERGENCY TO HELP THREE BILLION PEOPLE LIVE IN POVERTY, HOMELESSNESS, UNEMPLOYED AND INJUSTICE IN THE WORLD WAR WITH GLOBAL WARMING.

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  • Commented
    30 Jul 2016 02:25 GMT

    Haiti Action Collective (HACC)
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    FLORANTIN Amos says: Dear

    We are interested to be one of your partner. We are now implementing nutrition Activities in the North West department of Haïti.

    Let me know how We can work together.

    Regards

    Amos FLORANTIN
    Executuve Director
    HACC
    Haiti Action Collective

    5, rue Previllon, Caillot- Ville
    Port de Paix, North West, HAÏTI

    Phone : 509 47597758 / 509 37422639

    Together We can Change Things

  • Commented
    30 Jul 2016 02:52 GMT

    Association of Health, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics (AFND)
    (Unverified non-profit organisation)

    RADHIKA GANESAN says: Yes, we are interested in collaborating with your team as part of the implementation of nutrition activities in the North West Department of Haiti. Kindly let us know for further proceedings.

    Regards,
    Radhika Ganesan
    President, Association of Health, Food, Nutrition & Dietetics, India
    No: 10, Kutty Street, Nungambakkam, Chennai, India
    Phone: +91-9600099967
    Email: info@afnd.in; Radhika@afnd.in I www.afnd.in