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ESPEN 2014

Monday 8th September: Joint ESPEN, ENHA and MNI session

Fight against Malnutrition: Optimal Nutritional Care for All

Moderators: P. Singer and R. Meier

Our joint approach

  • Our path to success (Claude Pichard)*
  • Shaping the future (Olle Ljungqvist)*

Engaging with key stakeholders

  • Nutrition matters! - The patient perspective (Frank de Man on behalf of Cees Smit)*

MNI Grant for the Best Initiative to Fight Malnutrition
Presentation of the grant and the MNI grant winner 2014 (Michel Gardet)

Presentation of the winning national initiative:"A step forward in the fight against malnutrition: Improving home nutritional therapy in Switzerland", supported by the Swiss Society for Clinical Nutrition (GESKES / SSNC).

Additional links

*Presentations to be uploaded soon.

2014 Grant

The winner of this year's grant is"A step forward in the fight against malnutrition: Improving home nutritional therapy in Switzerland", supported by the Swiss Society for Clinical Nutrition (GESKES / SSNC).

Click here for more information.

MNI Networking Café

5 national teams have kindly shared their initiatives, current achievements and learning throughout the conference. If you have missed these, you may view their presentations below:

Cristina DE LA CUERDA, Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañó

Representing SENPE – Sociedad Española de Nutrición Parenteral y Enteral

'Raising awareness on Disease Related Malnutrition Among Health Authorities in Spain’

Prof Mehmet UYAR, Ege University Hospital

Representing KEPAN – Klinik Enteral Parentelar Nütrisyon Dernegi

‘Non stop struggle of Turkey against Malnutrition’

Prof Stanislaw KLEK, Memorial Hospital Skawina

Representing POLSPEN – Polish Society for Parenteral, Enteral Nutrition and Metabolism

'Polish Fight Against Malnutrition’

Prof Željko KRZNARIC, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb

Representing the Croatian Society for Clinical Nutrition

Croatian PEN activities in fight against malnutrition:

'Education, Guidelines, Public Campaigns, Nutrition Risk Screening Tool Implementation, Health Economic Studies'

Dr Jessie HULST, Erasmus MC

Representing the Stuurgroup Ondervoeding, Netherlands

'Recent Developments in the Dutch Fight Against Malnutrition’



MNI ballot proposals: "our voice counts"

A ballot was organised to identify most relevant topics to ESPEN visitors:

1. Encourage more scientific research into the clinical benefits of specialised nutrition for various healthcare settings
2. Build more evidence for the economic value of nutritional intervention for healthcare systems
3. Expand implementation of standard nutritional protocols to more hospitals and care homes across geographies
4. Establish better nutrition training amongst medical students / medical schools
Pay us a visit and tell us about your favourite topic...
5. Raise public awareness of the impact of malnutrition on health and quality of life

Results on 9 September 2014 at 11:45

Winner:
# 4 - more nutrition training for medical students
Runner up:
# 2 - more health economic evidence
Third & ex aequo:
# 3 - work to standardise protocols (ex aequo)
# 5 - work to raise public awareness
Last:
# 1 - more medical evidence

MNI Members
  • Abbott
  • Baxter
  • Braun
  • Fresenius Kabi
  • Nestlé HEalth Science
  • Nutricia
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