Dietitians of Canada is pleased to provide Secretariat services to the following three organizations and to be an active partner in each of them. We work collaboratively with other organizations to achieve our goals and broaden our impact. Visit Dietitians Views
to learn more about our collaborative work.
International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) Secretariat
This group of national dietetic associations represents about 150,000 dietetics professionals around the world. Dietitians of Canada is appointed by ICDA to provide the secretariat and maintain the ICDA website
. Marsha Sharp is DC's current representative to ICDA and the current Chair of the ICDA Board. We actively support our members to participate in the International Congress of Dietetics held every four years.
Canadian Foundation for Dietetic Research
This charitable foundation was established by Dietitians of Canada in 1991 to provide grants for practice research by dietitians. These grants are awarded from a research fund made possible by donations received from Dietitians of Canada, other corporations, dietitians and others who are committed to the nutritional wellbeing of Canadians.
Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP)
Dietitians of Canada is one of three partners in this group which also includes the Alliance of Canadian Dietetic Regulatory Bodies and representatives of Canadian academic institutions and practical training organizations in dietetic education.