Registered in 1994, MDA is a professional organization of 350 dietitians involved in nutritional assessment, diagnosis, prescription and advice in medical nutrition therapy for the treatment of diseases. MDA promotes eating well throughout the lifespan in the community, and is also involved in nutrition and dietetic-related research.
Registered in 1994, MASO is an association comprising 150 professional members involved in both basic and applied research into obesity. It focuses on the study of causes, manifestations and prevention of obesity in Malaysia with the aim of providing a better understanding of obesity to healthcare professionals and the general public.
Established in 1985, NSM is a non-profit organization that has conducted several major child, family and women’s nutrition education programmes. In promoting nutrition science, NSM facilitates networking among its 500 professional members, organizes annual scientific conferences and scientific update sessions, and publishes a scientific journal.