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June 11, 2024

CMTF engages with Hospital CEOs and Leaders

CMTF leaders engaged with corporate members of Canadian College of Health Leaders to increase awareness of malnutrition, understand challenges and to explore how best nutrition care practices could be adopted in hospitals.

Updates to be presented at one of the webinars during CMAW Oct 7-11.

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June 5, 2024

Save the date! Canadian Malnutrition Awareness Week

Oct 7-11, 2024

This year’s theme ACT: ADVOCATE-COLLABORATE-TRANSFORM aims to increase the awareness of malnutrition and the need to advocate & collaborate to transform current practices to improve nutrition care across all health care settings. 

Updates on webinars, resources & promotional materials will be available at the link below. 

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May 22, 2024

APNM Special Issue on Disease Related Malnutrition (DRM) released

Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Volume 49, Number 5, May 2024

CMTF members, Katheirne Ford, Heather Keller and Leah Gramlich are guest editors of this issue that features twelve research articles from various authors that focus on addressing DRM in hospital, community, and other settings in the adult and pediatric populations.  Articles can be accessed by clicking below.

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May 17, 2024

For Mental Health Month - “Role of Dietitians in Mental Health” May 22 

CMTF Primary and Community Care Mentoring Session

Interested in attending this free mentoring session with Lisa Mowers, RD, Provincial Practice Lead for Mental Health, Nutrition Services, Alberta Health Services? Register soon, see details below:

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March 14, 2024

Aging with Dignity Position Statement

Aging with Dignity Bilateral Deals – An Important Investment but lacks focus on food and nutrition

CNS and CMTF request that the importance of food and nutrition care be clearly articulated as part of these Aging with Dignity Bilateral investments.

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February 12, 2024

Food Insecurity: Where to from here?

CMTF Primary and Community Care Mentoring Session March 13

Register soon for this mentoring session with Gerry Kasten, RD, MSc FDC, Lecturer, Food Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia. See details below. 

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February 5, 2024

Updated Success Guide-nutrition screening for community living older adults

Created by Nutrition Services-Alberta Health Service

This comprehensive guide is for health professionals and community organizations interested in setting up nutrition screening for older adults (65 yrs +) in the community. Updated in January 2024, it is available in ENG and FRE, and available in CMTF’s Primary Care Malnutrition Toolkit.

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January 22, 2024

New video on Nutrition Risk Screening in Hospitals!

Check out this 3-minute video on why nutrition screening in hospital is important and how to conduct screening using the CNST. Created by Heather Keller PhD RD FDC FCAHS and Shelly Dhaliwal BSc. A great tool to increase awareness amongst health care professionals.

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January 17, 2024

Managing Home Enteral Nutrition in the Community (in adults)

CMTF Primary & Community Care Mentoring Session Feb 7

Interested in engaging in discussions with speaker Dr. Don Duerksen MD, FRCPC and dietitian peers about managing home enteral nutrition in the community? See details and registration link below. 

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December 4, 2023

CMTF Peds (P-INPAC) Pilot Study has started!

Under the leadership of Principal Investigator Jessie Hulst, MD, PhD and a multi-disciplinary research team, this study will explore the feasibility of screening & assessment, in pediatric wards at 3 hospitals. Recruitment started at the Hospital for Sick Children in Sep 2023. Click to see study poster. 

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