Open Access to Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Guidelines for Treatment of Covid-19 Positive Patients

This is to announce that the Institute for Dietetics in Nigeria (aka Association of Nigerian Dietitians) has granted an open access to its MNT guidelines for the benefit of RDNs and upcoming dietitians in Nigeria and across the world. The MNT guidelines which has been on restricted access since May, 2020 is now officially made public to equip Dietitians and upcoming Dietitians who are at the front-line of healthcare delivery services and treatment of Covid-19 positive patients across the globe. The document is also published to provide useful guides on how to effectively treat both asymptomatic and symptomatic Covid-19 positive patients. The guidelines has been carefully reviewed to include instructions on how to treat Covid-19 patients who may be presented with underlining disease conditions that are known to cause complications in Covid-19 patients.

The MNT documents consists of a fourteen-point guidelines and twenty recommendations noted for use by Dietitians when treating different disease conditions and may may be used for treatment of known diseases post-Covid.

It is pertinent to inform members of the the public who may be accessing the MNT document that the guidelines provided therein are specifically designed to aid professionals in Clinical Nutrition and Diet Therapy. The document is not designed for use by non-professionals who may be unfamiliar with most of the the technical instructions noted in the MNT guidelines.

It is in view of this that members of the public are hereby admonished to seek intervention of professionals for management of their health and treatment of disease conditions. Members of the public are also advised not to risk their health by engaging in self-therapy which may result from reliance on MNT guidelines that is designed for use by professional Dietitians only.

The Institute will continue to make Public Health Nutrition prints and e-notes for the education of Nigerian Populace and the globe at large. Click here to access the MNT guidelines and follow us on our twitter handle to stay updated!


Akinola Lukman Olalekan

For Publicity Secretariat

Open Access to Nigerian Dietitian’s MNT guidelines for Treatment of Covid-19

Download our MNT guidelines in pdf format using the following links. The link will enable you an open access to our MNT guidelines file that has been on restricted access since May, 2020. Click here to view and download.

Send your thought to the Institute’s Public Relations office via: or You can also reach us by sending us sms or WhatsApp message via +2349032866605 for direct enquiry.


Nigerian Dietitians Scientific Conference - EKITI 2019
Date: 18th - 21st November, 2019
Venue: SON Hall, School of Nursing Premises, Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH)
PUBLIC Announcement

PUBLIC Announcement – Nigerian Dietitians holds her 2019 Conference in Ekiti State; Online Registration Portal is now Open to the Public!

Dear Nigerian Dietitians and the General Public,
Take notice that the conference registration portal of Association of Nigerian Dietitians (AND) holding in Ekiti between 18th – 21st November, 2019 is ongoing and still open to public access.

Kindly fill-in the following data form @( to participate in the Association of Nigerian Dietitians Conference scheduled to hold as indicated in the Conference flyer. Please ensure that you have paid for the Conference registration fee of N10,000 (or N5,000 if student) before you commence the e-registration. All payments in respect of the Conference are to be made into the Institute’s First Bank account as given below:

Account Name: Institute for Dietetics in Nigeria

Account number: 2027191897
Banker: First Bank of Nigeria (FBN).

Members and Fellows of the Association are to pay their annual dues into the First Bank account as specified in the following flyer:

(See the conference flyer for a guide on the payments)

Consequent upon the foregoing, you are to keep the transaction identification number (transaction ID) or teller as your evidence of payment for the conference. Please note that onsite/late registration fee for the conference is N 15,000. If you wish to register late or at the venue of the conference (onsite), kindly tick “late/onsite” in the space provided in the data form. Late/onsite registration will commence from Friday 15th – 18th November, 2019. Please ensure that you enter a valid email address required for after-conference communication and delivery of your certificate of participation among other missives. Ensure that you enter a valid email address on the data form to enable you commence your online registration for the conference.

For Help: Contact the Publicity Secretariat on WhatsApp: +2348169914286 or send email to and copy or The help desk mobile numbers are for WhatsApp messaging and sms only. Please adhere strictly.

Best regards!


L.A Olalekan; RN, RDN.

National Publicity Secretary, AND