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The first RAPS e-book, Nutrition, Health, and Disease: Regulatory Policy Matters, is a practical source illustrating the importance of nutrition and the gut microbiome in the prevention and management of chronic noncommunicable diseases (NCD), bringing together the facts regulatory and policy considerations of a consortium of global subject matter experts. Readers will be able to use the information gathered in this e-book to gain knowledge of multiple rapidly changing areas, including the gut microbiome, to develop timely, appropriate and affordable healthcare solutions for patients and society. Through real-world examples and case studies, this e-book offers practical advice to help readers navigate today’s often complex regulatory environment. Vital practical information, coupled with strategic discussion, will demonstrate the importance of food and nutrition strategies in key regions.

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Learning objects

Filling a Gap in the RAPS Portfolio: Nutrition, Health and Disease: Regulatory Policy Matters is RAPS ‘first ever e-book on nutrition. It is preceded and partly based on a series of articles on RAPS Regulatory Focus nutritional innovation, as well as on the respective annual RAPS Convergence workshops and presentations over the past decade.

Who Should Attend?

All regulatory affairs professionals interested in global pharmaceutical and food regulations.

Who Should Buy This Book?

Nutrition, Health and Disease: Regulatory Policy Issues was developed for regulatory professionals at all levels of the RAPS regulatory competence framework, including newcomers and seasoned professionals, as well as academics and government employees. Regulatory professionals at levels 1 and 2 of the framework will be able to easily access relevant nutrition regulations and guidelines in specific countries and how to apply them in one convenient place. For more senior professionals at levels 3 and 4 responsible for global regulatory strategy, the book will serve as a valuable resource to facilitate strategic discussions on nutrition regulations and policies around the world.

Manfred Ruthsatz

Manfred Ruthsatz, PhD, RPh, DABT, RAC, FRAPS
Executive Director
Nutrition + Health, Switzerland

Manfred Ruthsatz, PhD, RPh, DABT, RAC, FRAPS, is the executive director of Nutrition + HealthCARE, Switzerland, which focuses on specialized and personalized nutrition, gut microbiome and healthy longevity. His experience in health regulation, complemented by quality, safety, vigilance, health economics and reimbursement, spans more than 30 years in various sectors of the health care and public health services sector, including the US FDA’s CDER and NIH. His publishing and speaking activities in Europe, the United States, Asia and LATAM encompass a wide range of health-related topics relating to regulations and policies, with a focus on the health and disease continuum and global convergence. He is an active member of RAPS and its editorial advisory board as well as numerous other regulatory, scientific and nutritional institutions and advisory committees.

Andrea W. Wong

Andrea W. Wong, PhD
Senior Vice President
Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Council for Responsible Nutrition

Andrea W. Wong, PhD, is senior vice president, scientific and regulatory affairs, at the Council for Responsible Nutrition. She heads the CRN’s science and regulatory affairs department, responding to emerging scientific and regulatory questions and advocating for science-based nutrition. Wong also provides scientific expertise in evaluating research into the benefits and safety of food ingredients and supplements and in support of the CRN’s nutrition policy activities. She leads proactive and self-regulatory initiatives, including the development of industry best practice guidelines on product labeling and formulation.

Gloria room

Gloria room
Senior publisher

Gloria Hall, senior editor of RAPS publications has more than 20 years of experience in managing, marketing and publishing internationally recognized publications, including a bimonthly journal, a quarterly scientific journal, technical guides and newsletters.

Excellent qualifications in strategic planning and analysis with comprehensive knowledge of project management and execution, publication development, product development and marketing, brand management and team building

Skilled in creating and managing strategic partners to develop new products and penetrate new markets.

Proven ability to cultivate productive relationships with key decision makers and manage projects on a global basis.

Cancellation policy

RAPS reserves the right to cancel this program at its sole discretion. RAPS will not be responsible for travel or other costs incurred due to the cancellation.

All cancellation requests must be sent in writing to [email protected] RAPS is unable to accept telephone cancellations.

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RAPS will send an electronic letter or a certificate of attendance to the next workshop.


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