Pakistan Nutrition & Dietetic Society (PNDS)
14th Annual General Body Meeting(AGBM) and Elections (2017-2019)
20th August 2017
11:30 am.-4:30 pm at Beach Luxury Hotel, Karachi.
More than 130 participants attended the session including dietitians/nutritionists/dietetic students from various renowned institutes/hospitals/organizations in Karachi as well as PNDS Chapters core committee team members from Lahore, Islamabad & Faisalabad. Nutrition Society UK endorsed the scientific session being a collaborator of PNDS.
At AGBM meeting President, Ms.Fayza Khan started the program with her welcome note, then General Sect. PNDS Rabia Anwer, shared the activities of PNDS of last year with the members, Treasure,Rumella Masoud presented the financial report of PNDS then elections for executive committee were held followed by Lunch. PNDS Chapter heads addressed the audience and shared their chapter feedback at AGBM meeting. PNDS members from Lahore, Islamabad and Faisalabad emphasized the establishment of certified Governmental body or National Nutrition and Dietetic Council to prevent nutrition & dietetic practice by non qualified people endangering public health. PNDS is continuously reinforcing Govt. and higher authorities for the formation of National Nutrition and Dietetic Council.
Results of the Elections 2017 and new executive committee members were announced.
Winner of Nutrition and Dietetic Research Competition was announced and Prize was given to Ms. Mehreen Amir (Lecturer,School of Public Health Dow University of Health Sciences,Ojha Campus) by Nutrition Society UK.
Abbott Nutrition Division distributed 32 books to the winners of the lucky draw who participated in a quiz.
PNDS acknowledges the support of Abbott nutrition Division for the support in organizing the program.