UCT hosted the Dietetics Inter-varsity quiz on 27th September 2019, it is an annual tradition for final year dietetic students from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Stellenbosch University (US) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Students to interact through team-building activities and build valuable networks for their future careers.
15-18 SEPTEMBER 2020
CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE
CAPE TOWN - SOUTH AFRICA
THIS IS THE FIRST ICDA
(INTERNATIONAL CONFEDERATION OF DIETETIC ASSOCIATIONS) CONGRESS
TO BE HELD ON THE AFRICAN CONTINENT
UCT is part of a project consortium of 14 international research and advocacy organisations to be involved in a ground-breaking project to tackle overweight and obesity in young people. The initiative involves young people as a key component throughout the project, designing policies and advocating practices they believe will help improve adolescent health. Representing the South African contingent of the project, Dr Janetta Harbron from the Division of Human Nutrition is the principal investigator from UCT and will lead the data collection in South Africa.