Vision

We aspire to set up a national, regional and international center of excellence, fostering and disseminating contemporary knowledge in the fields of nutrition, dietetics and human health, embarking on the Sudanese heritage, to be globally competent, and to be recognized as the focal point for catalyzing the growth of the sciences and practices in relevance. 

Mission

We pursue and cultivate world class education in training and research, relevant to the needs of the community in nutrition, dietetics and health through competent packages for Sudanese working staff, in order to produce well trained scholars, who can successfully be employed within the nutrition and health professions, and are even sought after for their knowledge, creativity and critical thinking.

 

Core values

Our values include integrity, transparency, respect, responsibility and excellence. 

 

Strategies (2015-2020)

To realize NCHTR vision, the following strategies are set:

1. Strengthening modern concepts, practice systems with emphasis on community oriented projects in technical and academic consultancies in food, nutrition, dietetics and health.

2. Capacity building of Human Resource engaged in areas of food, nutrition, dietetics and health.

3. Research in food, nutrition, dietetics and health

4. Synthetizing trainees and scholars to become innovators, leaders, and positive contributors to society, committed to blending education with deliverable services in the professions of nutrition and health.

5. Heightening reputation for NHCTR, where international recognition is based on continuously competent programmes and deliverables of global standard of research and training activities.

 

Core Functions:

1. Capacity building of Human Resource engaged in areas of food, nutrition, dietetics and health

- Establishing modular packages in nutrition and health specific aspects for training, according to the needs of the community.

- Developing training packages in training with relevant to Sudanese culture and understanding of competency, for combating nutritionally related diseases, deficiencies and disorders.

Develop training manuals for management and prevention of the major nutritional diseases in the Sudan.

Carry out annually scheduled training packages for capacity building of the national staff working in health and nutrition fields.

- Developing Leadership capacities and ethical decision-making skills of trainees and scholars as essential components to promote excellence in areas of relevance.

 

2. Synthesizing trainees and scholars to become innovators, leaders, and positive contributors to society, committed to blending education with deliverable services in the professions of nutrition and health.

 

-          Involving the professional staff in community services through clinics and public interactions.

-          Engage distinguished alumni of School of Health Sciences and NCHTR, in planning for future projects and activities in health and nutrition.

-          Building public awareness campaigns, addressing national concerns, focusing on diseases and disorders, pertaining to nutrition and health.

-          Critically review the national Sudanese policies for nutrition, and avail product to stakeholders.

-          To develop food composition tables for the common Sudanese foods, diets and recipes, and generate funds for laboratory activities

-          Develop and disseminate public educational materials, focusing on issues of applied nutrition, management of malnutrition, chronic diseases and other related fields, such as hygiene.

-          Identify food and water born profiles of ailments in rural Sudan and develop packages for prevention

-          promote the awareness of the community through demonstrating differences in requirements and responses to diet as affecting the  nutritional needs, leading to preventing or mitigating the negative effects of chronic diseases and in improving human development, even prior to conception.

 

3. Heightening reputation for NHCTR, where international recognition is based on continuously competent programmes and deliverables of global standard of research and training activities.

 

-  Expand its facilities to be an important research and training institution, of regional and universal weight

-  Attain sustainable funding for growth in research and development aspects.

-  Establish active collaborative links with eminent peers who are leaders in the fields of nutrition and health at the national, regional and international levels.

-  Function as an active center for consultation, with community–academia interaction and to take a lead in solving community based problems.

Undertaking Research:

-          Focus and prioritize research projects, in collaboration with government institutions to build active research areas in the field of applied nutrition and health.

-    To carry out research and development activities related to food, nutrition, dietetic and health and assist the national policy making on nutrition and health and also support the International organizations, working in these active areas of applications.

-          Work for being the best national research institute in the area of nutrition and dietetics, entrepreneurship, through visionary education and innovative research of global standards, following universal educational systems, in producing trainees and scholars in the area of dietetics and nutrition,

-          Building a scope of academic practice through participation in competent scientific research and publications.

-          Building a critical mass of strategic partnerships with local, regional and international research institutions working in fields of nutrition and health.

-          Conducting research in malnutrition in Sudan, with critical care and management concerns.

 

-          Developing  a data bank from the accumulating graduate research, with proper catalog for public access

 

 

 

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