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Nutritional approaches to the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases: Roles for pharmacists

A webinar organised by:
28 May 2021


This webinar will focus on the role of nutrition in the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases, and the role that pharmacists can play to support healthy nutrition choices for different population groups. We plan to invite a range of expert speakers to address important aspects such as the role of community of pharmacists in diabetes prevention, screening, referral and management, the role of dietary supplements in disease management and one example of a community pharmacy nutrition service. In addition, we will also present selected aspects from the FIP handbook on nutrition and weight management for pharmacists, to be launched that day.

Learning objectives:
1: Understand the role of community of pharmacists in diabetes prevention, screening, referral and management
2: Discuss the role of dietary supplements in disease management
3: Share good practices in terms of community pharmacy services focusing on nutrition

Moderator:
Ms Manjiri Gharat, FIP Vice President, India

Speakers:
- Lauren Blum , UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, USA
- Iryna Vlasenko, Vice president, International Diabetes Federation, Ukraine
- Joanna Harnett, Senior Lecturer, Sydney Pharmacy School, Australia
- Dr. Josep Tur Marí, Professor of Physiology and Head of the Research Group on Community Nutrition and Oxidative Stress (NUCOX), University of the Balearic Island