Useful Links

    An overview about useful links for Healthcare Professionals

    Picky Eating eBook

    Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia.

    SickKids® Public Health Nutrition Course

    A free online course designed primary for healthcare professionals, students and individuals seeking to learn more about nutrition in a globalized world, with contemporary issues in public health nutrition with an emphasis on maternal and child nutrition.

    ENeA

    The Early Nutrition eAcademy (ENeA) is an e-learning cooperation initiated by the Early Nutrition Academy (ENA), the Dr. von Hauner Children's Hospital and the Chair for Medical Education at the University of Munich (LMU).

    Growth Charts

    It is important for parents to monitor the development and growth of their children to identify any potential problems. This will allow healthcare professionals to initiate appropriate management as soon as possible.

    Vaccination

    In order to protect infants and children from serious infectious diseases, the Department of Health of Hong Kong provides a free comprehensive childhood immunisation programme in Maternal & Child Health Centres.

Latest Articles

Academic Activities

WNSC Hong Kong Bulletin 2018 Issue 2 (NEW!)

  • The critical window of intervening neurodevelopment
  • Guidelines for a nutritionally adequate vegetarian diet
  • Infertility Awareness Week – The role of dietary intervention
  • Maternal DHA status - Its role in programming future generations

Interview with Prof. Man Sau Wong – Maternal nutrition in Hong Kong

  • Nutrient adequacy among lactating women in Hong Kong
  • Nutritional characteristics of human milk

Science Updates

Maternal omega-3 fatty acid status and early preterm birth (NEW!)

This is the first study to investigate if a low plasma omega-3 fatty acid status during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of early preterm birth, < 34 weeks of gestation.

Individuality and convergence of the early infant gut microbiota (NEW!)

This study analyzed infant fecal specimens to gain insights into the human gut colonization process in the first year of life, which showed strong temporal structure and specific developmental stages.

Resources

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.