ACNUT aims to partner with food and nutrition institutions in the country

Praia, Sep 2 (Inforpress) – The president of the Cabo Verdean Association of Nutritionists (ACNUT), Alzerina Monteiro, outlines as one of the main challenges, to establish partnerships with institutions that deal with food and nutrition in the country and to strengthen the bond with the Ministry of Health.

Speaking to Inforpress, taking stock of the performance of the class in the archipelago, regarding the International Nutritionist Day, which will be held on August 31, the official also pointed out that it is essential to promote mechanisms for updating nutritionists throughout the country.

“Similarly, it is extremely necessary to promote the approach of ACNUT  with associations and health professionals associations in the country and with international associations of nutritionists and the biggest challenge is the creation of a professional association of nutritionists,” she explained.

According to Alzerina Monteiro, the job market for nutritionists is still a bit closed, needing more opportunity, particularly in areas such as catering, hotels and supermarkets, sports, aesthetics, sanitary inspection and supervision, food industry, kindergartens, among others.



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