South Africa commemorates National Nutrition Week every October to encourage South Africans to make healthy choices towards improved nutrition, each year with a themed campaign.
For more information visit the National Nutrition Week website below:
Dietitians Week, led by the British Dietetic Association and supported by dietetic associations around the world, including ADSA, is the annual celebration of dietitians, dietetics and those that work to support them.
DIETITIANS WEEK 2020
What Dietitians Do
Dietitians Week 2020 will run from
1-5 June 2020.
Dietitians Week 2020 once again focused on #WhatDietitiansDo, explaining the diversity within the wider dietetic profession, and making the case for more investment in dietetic services.
South African dietitians were honoured for their heroics during Dietitians Week 2020
An inspiring word for South African dietitians on the growth of dietetics and ADSA in South Africa from Prof Edelweiss Wentzel-Viljoen
Eastern Cape dietitians showcase and acknowledge the amazing work that dietitians do in South Africa.
DIETITIANS WEEK 2019
What Dietitians Do
The 2019 Dietitian’s Week theme, #WhatDietitiansDo, aimed to explore the diversity within the dietetic profession and make the case for more investment in dietetic services.
The following infographic from ADSA showcases what dietitians in South
DIETITIANS WEEK 2018
Dietitians Do Prevention
Dietitians Do Prevention was the theme for 2018’s Dietitian’s Week which aimed to highlight the fantastic work that all dietitians do to prevent illness or optimise health, be that in primary care or acute settings, industry or education.
The recipe book features a collection of tried and tested recipes by dietitians across South Africa in honour of Dietitians Week 2018. Including some of these recipes as part of a healthy diet may help to prevent nutrition-related diseases and complications.
Each year the Department of Health compiles a Health Awareness Calendar which marks various national and international health days. Click below to download the 2021 Health Awareness Calendar.
WORLD BREASTFEEDING WEEK
ADSA is proudly dedicated to the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. The World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is the greatest outreach vehicle for the breastfeeding movement celebrated annually in over 120 countries around the world from 1 – 7 August.
For more information visit the World Breastfeeding Week website below: