SIOP PODC NUTRITION WORKING GROUP

MEMBERS:
92

Committee chairs

Objectives

The objectives of the SIOP PODC nutrition working group are:

1.Education & Training:  Establish and create nutrition resources and training programs for institutions to learn about nutrition assessment and intervention.

2.Research: Perform research to further understand the prevalence of under- and over-nutrition, examine nutrition indices classifying nutrition status, and examine the efficacy of interventions in LMIC.

3.Collaboration: Facilitate research and educational collaborations, mentoring (study design, implementation, and analysis), and scientific communication between HIC and LMIC.

4.Advocacy: Assist in the identification of funding and resources to improve access to nutrition resources and support for nutrition interventions.

Current Activities

Regional SIOP-PODC Pediatric Onco-Nutrition Fellowships:

  • 4th SIOP-PODC international nutrition workshop, Mumbai, India Feb 6-7, 2016.
  • 2nd SIOP-PODC Pediatric Onco-Nutrition Fellowship, Mumbai, India February 8-21, 2016.

Upcoming events:

  • SIOP-PODC Nutrition Workshop, Rio da Janeiro, Brazil, November 18, 2016

Feasibility and Validation of an Adaptable Nutrition Algorithm

Clinical Intervention Studies ongoing in India