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Welcome to MSG - A core group of IAPEN

Welcome to MSG - Malnutrition Steering Group of IAPEN. 
Malnutrition is a state in which a deficiency, excess or imbalance of energy, protein and other nutrients causes measurable adverse effects on tissue/body form (body shape, size and composition), function or clinical outcome.
Although the term ‘malnutrition’ can encompass both overnutrition/obesity and undernutrition, for the remainder of this document the term is only used to mean undernutrition.

IAPEN quality group has developed toolkit for monitoring the nutrition status of children in case of schools or students in case of colleges and employees in case of organizations. Our toolkit is extremely simple and user friendly and will detect risk of malnutrition without any requirement of advanced equipments or expertise.

We offer all these services to organizations participating in "Partner Against Malnutrition" program of IAPEN.

Malnutrition is a complex & multidimensional problem with determinants beyo…

MSG Membership

Join Malnutrition Steering Group MSG and help influence the nutrition care and treatment across the India in hospital and community settings. MSG membership brings many practical benefits, resources and discounts together with the opportunity to join this dynamic multi-disciplinary network.
Email to  for membership.
Membership benefits Establishment of MSG cell in the Department of Community Medicine and access to funds for any activity.Conduction of various certificate courses under MSG.Expert faculty/Resource persons for MSG courses and certified trainers.MSG publications.Income generation programsMembers can start certified courses with MSG supportMembership cardPriority mailingsReduced registration rates for MSG meetings and training programsAnnual ConferenceReduced Registration Life Membership: INR 2500/- Organizational Life Membership: INR. 10000/-        Organizations (<50 employees) INR. 50000/-        Organizations (51 to 300 employees) INR. 100000/-    …

MSG Activities

IAPEN - 1st Annual Meet and Conference on Malnutrition, 4th August, 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
The first annual meet and conference of The Indian Association of Parenteral and Enternal Nutrition (IAPEN) is organized and hosted by The Department of Biotechnology, M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology in association with The Department of Community Medicine, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College and The Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Agricultural Sciences on 4th August, 2012 at M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore. This annual meet and conference is coordinated by the Bangalore chapter of IAPEN.

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List of Oral Presentations (Scientific session - 1 to Scientific Session - 4)

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Malnutrition is a complex & multidimensional problem with determinants beyond the health sector. Hence there is a need to bring together experts from various sectors like public health, biotechno…