About Us

School of Nutrition and Dietetics, was established at the Health Sciences Campus(for girls) in the year 2012, with the initiation of 10-semester undergraduate program leading  to the  Degree of Doctor of Nutrition and Dietetics (DND). Since this program is running very successfully, we have now embarked upon starting M.phil (4 semesters) degree program in the subject of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Need

In the eventuality of various prevalent nutrition-related health problems of the country, there is need to address and manage them employing the best nutrition rules and principles to make Pakistan healthier. Both of the programmes of the School suffice best to impart in the students advanced and new knowledge of nutritional science.

Vision

It is to improve human nutrition science and use of food in society, along with the transformation of nutritional status through better nutrition.

Mission

  • Interpret and translate the science of nutrition into practical information
  • Implement knowledge to promote nutritional status, improved food choices, and well-being of the community
  • Promote a culturally diverse research environment by providing enhanced nutrition education and skills
  • Influence and contribute to a safe secure and nutritious food supply
  • Manage nutrition care in clinical and community setting, along with self-management in the area of Nutrition

Scope

  • Nutritionists
  • Nutrition Educationists
  • Nutrition Consultants
  • Dieticians
  • Public Health Nutritionists
  • Clinical Dieticians
  • Food Service Administrators
  • Nutrition and Health Expert
  • Weight Management Expertise
  • Therapeutic Diet Planning

Job Opportunities

Our nutrition graduates may find jobs in both public and private sector organizations inside or outside the country as indicated below:

Public Sector

  • Public Health Departments
  • School Health & Nutrition Programs
  • Research and Teaching Institutes
  • International Organizations: UNICEF, UNDP, WHO, FAO, World Bank
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Community Development Programs
  • Motivational Speakers

Private Sector

  • Multinational Companies
  • Independent Private Practice
  • Food Industries
  • Pharmaceutical Industries
  • Hospitality Industry
  • Consultant for Private Companies and Hospitals
  • Airlines and Railways Services
  • Catering Services
  • Health Care Centers

Foreign Countries

  • Public Health departments in Middle East, Europe etc.
  • Independent Private Practice as registered dietitians

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