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South African Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

30 Years of promoting, coordinating and encouraging the development and application of clinical nutrition practices in South Africa.


Exciting new developments / activities offered by SASPEN:

1. Dietitian’s week: We are excited to announce that SASPEN will, again, be joining forces with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) in their annual Dietitians Week. Click here

2. PM ward rounds: SASPEN is excited to introduce a new “club” to dietitians which we hope to expand to the entire multi-disciplinary team” Click here for more information

(Take note that this is currently only available in the Western Cape)

3. LLL training: Watch this space......

Did you know?

As a SASPEN Member you can earn CPD Points in a number of ways:

o CPD Online from SAJCN
o SASPEN Congresses
o SASPEN Courses


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Membership Benefits:

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BAPEN Membership


SASPEN Members can join BAPEN (British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition) at a greatly reduced fee.

For full info: Click here

ASPEN Membership

Are you a SASPEN Member? Join A.S.P.E.N. for a reduced membership fee.

For more info: Click here

Affiliated member to ESPEN

The European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism

ESPEN Membership:

SASPEN obtained block membership from ESPEN. Learn more HERE


Members - head over to our Members Area for discussions on relevant topics!


Malnutrition - Another Weight Problem

This short film draws attention to the under-recognized problem of malnutrition arguing that it should have a far more prominent role on the public health agenda. (Via

Members Area

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Please follow this link and click on CPD Online (on the right in the menu bar).

The SAJCN is the official journal of SASPEN, ADSA (Association for Dietetics in SouthAfrica) and the NSSA (Nutrition Society of South Africa). Distributed quarterly, it covers ALL aspects of nutrition. It is an international, peer-reviewed journal that is distributed free of charge to all SASPEN, ADSA and NSSA members.

International Guidelines

For guidelines and position papers Click here