CROATIAN FEDERATION OF NUTRITIONISTS
Croatian Federation of Nutritionists (CFN) is a national organization that acts as an umbrella society of nutritionists and dieticians in Croatia. CFN was founded on the 3rd of June 2017 to unite nutritionists and nutritionists’ associations into a unique and powerful association that works together to promote, develop, improve and preserve the nutritist’s and dietitian’s professions which have a clearly defined education.
The Croatian Federation of Nutrition Associations is the organizer of the International Congress of Nutritionists which is held every year. This Congress is unique as it brings together not only nutritionists, but also experts from various fields of science with same interest and aim: food technologists and engineers, agronomists, medical doctors, and other allied health professionals, pharmacists, kinesiologists, and psychologists and offers them the platform for exchanging the latest scientific knowledge related to nutritional science.
The vision of the Croatian Federation of Nutrition Associations is to bring together all the existing associations of nutritionists and/or dieticians to improve cooperation, and support among nutritionists on the territory of Croatia in purpose to promote the social status of nutritionists in Croatia and creating high-quality conditions for work, scientific research and international cooperation.
The mission of the Croatian Federation of Nutrition Associations is to improve the social status of nutritionists and their competences by taking care of their professional needs and interests as well as lifelong education and training, but also to promote, raise awareness and educate the public on the importance of proper nutrition in line with the campaigns of City, State, European and World healthcare institutions and organizations as well as the food industry and educational institutions.
The general aims of Croatian Federation of Nutrition Associations are:
An annual organization of the International Congress of Nutritionists
Organizing consultations, lectures, seminars, forums and other professional, and promotional meetings
Encouraging professional and scientific work in the field of nutrition
Taking care of lifelong education and continuous training of nutritionists
Informing and communicate with the public regarding expert position statements regarding nutrition in a wide range
Cooperation with health and other (non-health) institutions and on the territory of the Republic of Croatia
Cooperation with foreign and international associations and institutions