History, Mission & Vision About MDA


To be advocators of nutrition and dietetics for the health and well-being of the nation


  • Actively advocate the principles of good nutrition and dietetics to the people through planned activities and via collaborations with professionals and organizations.
  • Support innovations, evidence-based practice and continual professional development of dietitians.
  • Provide Strategic leadership for the profession.

Aims and objectives

  • To promote the professional practice of dietetics
  • To promote the study and understanding of the science of dietetics and allied fields
  • To encourage closer cooperation between members
  • To promote improvement in recruiting, training and conditions of employment of dietitians
  • To ensure that the profession is protected against persons who are untrained to practise as dietitians