© 2023 Canadian Malnutrition Task Force
A key mission of Canadian Malnutrition Task Force (CMTF) is to advocate for implementing strategies to prevent, detect and treat malnutrition. This includes developing knowledge translation materials that aim to educate, raise awareness and engage healthcare providers, the public (including patients and their families) and policy makers in promoting and taking appropriate action.
Healthcare Professionals & Decision-Makers
Posters, infographics and videos designed to help Healthcare Professionals and the Public - including patients and families, advocate for nutrition.
Posters, infographics and videos designed to help the Public - including patients and families, advocate for nutrition.
CMTF offers opportunities for hospitals to host Grand Rounds on Malnutrition and for health care professionals and patients to share their experiences with food and nutrition in hospital, have also been created.
See how health care providers have shared their personal experiences and Success Stories to help us understand how to tackle malnutrition issues in Canada.
National Standard on Malnutrition Prevention, Detection and Treatment
Through a joint collaboration between CMTF and Health Standards Organization, a Malnutrition Prevention, Detection and Treatment Standard 2021 has been developed. This national Standard will be the foundation on which hospital accreditation programs and public policy are built.
Creating Alliances Nationally to address Disease Related Malnutrition (CAN DReaM) is a CNS-CMTF initiative that started in 2022, built on the United Nations Decade of Nutrition, to advocate for policies related to Disease Related Malnutrition (DRM).