• Experts urge immediate action to make nutritional care mandatory in cancer care

    New evidence supports need for greater emphasis on preventing weight and muscle loss following cancer diagnosis.

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  • 2021 MNI Grant awarded to the project "An intelligent online platform to predict adverse outcomes from cancer-related malnutrition using the GLIM criteria"

    Associate Professor Nicole Kiss from the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University, Victoria, Australia, received the award on behalf of the entire project team.

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  • 2022 MNI Grant Selection Criteria

    Every year, the MNI Grant rewards national initiatives or research projects for Optimal Nutritional Care. Submissions for the 2022 MNI Grant are now open!

    Deadline to submit: 15 May 2022.

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  • COVID-19 and Nutritional Management

    Screening for malnutrition and timely nutritional intervention should be an integral component of care for patients with COVID-19. 

    Find out more in our infographic "Why is nutritional care important for patients with COVID-19 across the healthcare continuum?"

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  • Europe's Beating Cancer Plan

    As Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan moves into its implementation phase, MNI calls upon the EU Institutions and Member States to establish nutritional support as part of optimal and patient-centric cancer care.

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  • Video: from Hospital to Home with PN

    Patients with chronic conditions and who need nutritional support can receive parenteral nutrition at home without the need to travel to the hospital.

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Welcome to MNI – the Medical Nutrition International Industry association

MNI – the Medical Nutrition International Industry association – is the voice of the medical nutrition industry at international level. 

We represent companies providing solutions for nutritional therapy: Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS), Enteral Tube Feeding (enteral nutrition via the gastrointestinal tract), and Parenteral Nutrition (intravenous feeding) - as well as other actors operating in the medical nutrition market, such as ingredients and medical devices for nutritional care.

MNI works to achieve better care through better nutrition, across all ages and healthcare settings.

COVID-19 and Nutritional Management

Infographic "Why is nutritional care important for patients with COVID-19 across the healthcare continuum?"

Recommendations on nutritional care of patients with COVID-19 issued by scientific societies and patient organisations

ESPEN recommendations "Nutritional management in individuals at risk for severe COVID-19, in subjects suffering of COVID-19, and in COVID-19 ICU patients"

Malnutrition in Cancer

Value of Medical Nutrition in Oncology - Evidence Dossier 2020

Infographic "Cancer care: why nutrition matters"

Christine - cancer patient on home parenteral nutrition

Integrating nutritional therapy in cancer treatment

Disease-Related Malnutrition and Medical Nutrition

Factsheet on Medical Nutrition

Medical Nutrition Dossier & Summary Booklet

Infographic on Malnutrition

Video animation on cost-effective benefits of ONS

On 13 September, MNI President, Manuela Schaflechner, awarded the 2021 MNI Grant to the project "An intelligent online platform to predict adverse outcomes from cancer-related malnutrition using the...

On 13 September at the Joint Policy Seminar at ESPEN Congress, renowned European experts from ESPEN, ECPC, ECO and EFAD stressed the vital importance of nutrition for treatment and quality of life of...

Joint Policy Seminar - Monday, 13 September 2021 - 11:45-13:00 CET

With over 2.7million new cancer cases diagnosed each year in Europe, how can we ensure access to early nutritional care for all,...

As the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan moves into implementation phase, MNI calls upon EU Institutions and Member States to establish nutritional support as part of optimal and patient-centric cancer...