Ahfad University for Women

School of Health Sciences

Nutrition & Health Centre for Training & Research (NHCTR)

International Conference on

“Child Nutrition and Man-Made Crisis”

6th- 8th December 2016

1st Announcement

The Nutrition and Health Centre for Training  and Research (NHCTR), the research arm of the School  of Health Sciences (SHS) at Ahfad University for Women (AUW), Sudan, is organizing a  three days International Conference on “ Child Nutrition and Man-Made Crisis” in conclusion of  the AUW Fiftieth Anniversary Celebration of its “Golden Jubilee”.

As part of AUW outreach efforts to the community, the conference is structured to be a scientific knowledge, experience, and practice-sharing one in order to promote child health and nutrition at both international and national levels. The main sub-themes suggested to be addressed will cover issues related to;

  1. Food security; a global call
  2. Food and nutrition for vulnerable groups
  3. Children under nutritional stresses in war-torn countries.
  4. Experiences and practices of NGOs in countries living under man-made crisis.
  5. Experiences and practices of UN Agencies in countries living under man-made crisis.
  6. Extent of food aid and tolerance of countries hosting refugees and displaced children.

Those willing to participate in the conference are expected to submit ABSTRACT(S) not later than 30 August 2016. Abstracts should be in words (not in pdf format) Times New Roman size 12 and not more than 300 words, abstracts should include: Objectives, Methodology, Results, Conclusions and or Recommendations. Abstracts must be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstract should address one or more of the sub-themes mentioned earlier. More details on the conference matters will follow on website http://ahfad.edu.sd/health-sciences/index.php/conferences

Download: NHCTR2016 registration and abstract submission form

Important Dates

Deadline for submitting abstract  30 September  2016

Notification of acceptance    30 October 2016

Deadline for Registration  31 September 2016

Any further contacts and queries may kindly be addressed to:

Dr. Manal Abdeen, PhD

Joint Convener, Conference 2016

E-mail:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 00249912132000 - 00249912746540

We look forward to welcome you at AUW, Sudan in the near future.

Thank you,

Conference organizing Committee