September 2015 Newsletter from AICNU

For Periodic knowledge enhancement – Register for free Newsletter

From the Desk of the Organising Chairperson, AICNU

Happy Nutrition Week

In this edition, we are covering five key topics:

  1. AICNU 2015 Report

  2. Nutrition Week 2015 – Flyer

  3. Nutrition Week 2015 – Knowledge Sharing from AICNU 2015

  4. Article of the Month

  5. Download Certificate – Instructions for participants, poster winners and quiz winners

1. AICNU 2015 Report

The 7th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Update held on 8th and 9th of August 2015 at Ahmedabad, India was a grand success with around 400 practising and aspiring Dietitian across India and 15 from neighbouring countries. Click here to download the full report of AICNU 2015, Report of AICNU 2015

2. Happy Nutrition Week

This week (1st to 7th September 2015) is being celebrated as the Nutrition Week. The theme is “Better Nutrition – Key to Development’. AICNU has released a flyer to create awareness on this topic. Please feel free to check it out at

As the members of Nutrition fraternity, we should help spread the awareness to the public about balanced nutrition. Thank you for being a part of it.

3. Nutrition Week – Knowledge Sharing from AICNU 2015

As a part of nutrition week, participants from AICNU 2015 who are leaders in their respective fields have taken the initiative to share the knowledge from attending AICNU 2015 with those who could not. The first such knowledge sharing session is happening in Chennai. More detail available here at

4. Article of the Month

This month we are covering the article titled ‘Application of three different tools on nutrition-risk scoring in the intensive care unit’. This abstract won the first prize during the AICNU 2015 in Ahmedabad. The premise of the abstract is that nutrition status screening, assessment and monitoring is essential in the critically ill to reduce morbidity and mortality. The purpose of this study is to determine the correlation of 3 different nutrition screening tools to classify the time consumed in identifying the risk of malnutrition. Read more

5. Download Certificate – Instructions for participants, poster winners and quiz winners

Attention: Posters / Clinical Nutrition Quiz Winners

The certificates for the poster presentations and the clinical nutrition quiz winners are available for download in the website now. To download the certificates go to

Attention: Delegates of AICNU 2015

Your feedback is very valuable to us. If you have not submitted your feedback yet, Go to and login by entering your email Id and your password, click on Feedback link and complete your feedback form.

Once feedback is submitted, you will see a Download Certificate link. Click the link and the certificate will open in the browser window. You can also save this as a PDF for future reference.

If you would like to print your certificate on high quality certificate paper, please use colour printing and remember to ask for ‘300 GSM Board – Certificate Paper’ or similar, during printing.

For further details on feedback submission and download of certificates go to

Dr. Bhuvaneshwari Shankar

AICNU Organising Chairperson

To unsubscribe from this newsletter please click here.