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PNDS Lahore Chapter

The Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) has launched its Lahore Chapter on Friday 27th June 2014 at Royal Palm Hotel, Lahore .PNDS members from Lahore, Faisalabad and other nearby areas participated in the program with great enthusiasm.

PNDS Islamabad Chapter

The Executive Committee of Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) proud to launched its 2nd Chapter on Saturday 21st February, 2015 at Ramada Hotel Islamabad.

PNDS Faisalabad Chapter

The Executive Committee of Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) proud to launched its 3rd Chapter on Saturday 1st April, 2017.

Welcome to PNDS

PNDS is the only professional nutrition and dietetic society in Pakistan having more than 900 members. Most of our members work with various private/ Govt. organizations, hospitals, community health centers, public health sector, private clinics, educational institutions, research /development, and corporate sector.

PNDS website gives you current information about the work, role and efforts of dietitians and nutritionists in Pakistan.
With changing times, dietetic professionals are being progressively recognized and acknowledged by the government sector, the food industry, health professionals and the public for their effective role in leading the way to better nutrition. PNDS recognizes the contribution of colleagues with dietetic and non-dietetic qualifications and welcomes their participation as its members. PNDS represent Pakistan as a member at International Confederation of Dietetic Associations (ICDA) and is a council member of Asian Federation of Dietetic association (AFDA).

PNDS Team Members: The Executive Committee (EC) consisted of nine elected members including four office bearers, chapter In-charges and Committee Chairs. All members are working honorary for the Society towards achieving the objectives of PNDS.

  • Memebership Committee
  • RDN Committee
  • CNE Committee
  • Newsletter Committee
  • Web Committee
  • Public Relation Committee

“Every mountain top is within reach if you just keep climbing.”

— Richard James Molloy

Meet Our Team

  • Honorary Life President,PNDS

    Professor Salma Halai Badruddin
    MSc, PhD. (U.S.A)


  • President, PNDS (2013-2017)

    Fayza Khan,

    President, PNDS (2013-2017) 

    Consultant Nutritionist
    The Kidney Center(PGTI)
    B.Sc, M.Sc (Foods & Nutrition)


  • Ex-President,PNDS(2011-2013)

    Dr. Nilofer Fatimi Safdar,

    M.Sc, Home.Economics,MS, Clinical Nutrition,Phd Public Health(USA),


  • PNDS Lahore Chapter

    Ghazala Pervaiz Zaman
    Lahore Chapter Incharge
    Professor  & HOD
    Food and Nutrition Department
    College of Home Economics Lahore

  • PNDS Islamabad Chapter

    Dr. Rezzan Khan
    Islamabad Chapter Incharge
    Consultant Nutritionist
    Shifa International Hospital,Islamabad

  • PNDS Faisalabad Chapter

    Dr. Beenish Israr

    Ph.D. (Uk), Post doc (South Korea)

    I am working in subject of Food and Nutrition at University of Agriculture, Faisalabad since 2007. It’s been 10 years to work professionally for subject of nutrition that includes academic as well as research activities.

About us

Pakistan Nutrition and Dietetic Society (PNDS) was founded and registered in 2003 as a professional society with an aim to represent, promote and advance the science and profession of nutrition. PNDS is a non-profit Society being run by a voluntary group of Nutrition Professionals. The society strives to achieve better nutritional status for the population in Pakistan.

  • To promote the development of the dietetic and nutrition profession, by keeping abreast with the knowledge in the area of dietetics and nutrition and by providing a platform for collective action as a profession.
  • To provide a consultative forum to the Government of Pakistan (GOP) on matters of policy and future planning for nutrition programs and dietary guidelines for the Pakistani population.
  • To advice on suitable courses for the training of dietitians and nutritionists and provide continuing education courses to professionals in the field
  • To participate in the formation and continuing revision of education standards for eligibility to practice as Dietitians and Nutritionists
  • To set up national and international collaboration for nutrition and dietetic research and educational activities in Pakistan and the region.
  • To form strategic alliances and associations with like-minded organizations to promote knowledge and awareness of diet and nutrition across Pakistan

International Affiliations / Collaborations


UK Nutrition Society


International Union of Nutritional Sciences

American Society of Nutrition

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