Member's News - Cyprus
History and Goals of Cyprus Dietetic Association (CyDA)
1991- "Cyprus Association of Food Scientists/
Technologists and Dietitians "Food Scientists,
Food Technologists and Dietitians were grouped together due to the small number of the professionals of the different specialisation's working in Cyprus at that time. "Food" and its relation to the different professions, and the need to be established as professionals in Cyprus brought them together.
1996- Submission for approval and approval of
the Law for Registration of Dietitians, Food Technologists/Scientists in
Cyprus [N31(I)/96] by Cyprus House of Representatives. The
profession of dietetics is protected by this law.
The Ministry of Health appoints the Registration
Board for Food Scientists/Technologists and Dietitians in Cyprus
every three years where all the dietitians are required to be registered
according to the Cyprus law (N31(I)/96).
3 April 1999 - "Cyprus Dietetic
Association" became an autonomous association and split from the
previous association due to the large number of members of the different
disciplines in Cyprus and the realisation of the different educational and
30 October 2003 – member of International
Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA)
13 November 2003 – member of European Federation
of Associations of Dietitians (EFAD)
CyDA members: 75 active members, 8 students, 5 subscribers, 1 honorary.
Promotion, education and protection of the public
health and prevention of certain diseases through sound nutritional
habits promotion of the profession of dietetics in the hospital/clinical
setting, industry, education, media, agriculture, research and
Promotion of high educational standards for the
science and practice of dietetics in order to protect the
Establishment of the association as the only
Professional Body in Cyprus for Dietitians / Clinical Dietitians /
Enforcement of and obedience to the Laws/Bylaws and
the Code of Ethics.
Acknowledgement of CyDA by other International
Dietetic Associations and / or Medical Associations.
26-28 March 2004
A Joint Educational Event
3rd Cyprus Dietetic Association Conference &
26th American Overseas Dietetic Association Conference
“Promoting Excellence in Nutrition Practice”
For more information on the full program, registration, housing or travel, please visit www.cydadiet.org which provides detailed and information for registrants, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors.
We look forward to seeing you in Cyprus!
Eleni P Andreou, RD, LD
President of CyDA