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Practise as a Clinical Dietitian and/or Dietitian


In order to practice as a Clinical Dietitian or/and Dietitian in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to register with the Cyprus Registration Board for Food Scientists, Food Technologists and Dietitians, operating under the auspices of the Ministry of Health, and obtain a Certificate of Registration.

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Registered Dietitians, Clinical Dietitians, Food Scientists and Food Technologists are obliged to comply with the provisions of the 'Registration of Food Scientists and Dietitians Law' (N. 31(Ι)/96), the relevant Bylaws as well as the Code of Ethics of the Cyprus Dietetic and Nutrition Association, as periodically amended.

Indicatively, professional members should comply with the following:

  • offer satisfactory and detailed information in a simple and understandable manner to enable the client/patient form his/her own decision;
  • present the client with substantiated information and interpret controversial information without any bias recognizing that opinions vary;
  • protect confidential information regarding their clients and guarantee, as far as possible, full confidentiality without any limitation;
  • offer professional services with objectivity and with respect to the unique needs and values of their client;
  • offer professional services in a manner sensitive to the educational and social level of the client without discriminating against others on the basis of sex, nationality, religion, economic and social classes or a person’s disability;
  • not allow sexual harassment towards themselves and strictly refrain from such behavior in relation to their clients/patients;
  • although the fee charged to clients can be set freely, dietitians should not claim an exorbitant fee to a degree of profiteering.

The Cyprus Registration Board for Food Scientists, Food Technologists and Dietitians is the delegated body to exercise disciplinary control and impose disciplinary penalties, such as the deletion of a registered dietitian from the registry.

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Cyprus Dietetic & Nutrition Association
P.O.Box 28823,
CY-. 2083 Nicosia, Cyprus,
Tel: +357 22452258
Fax: +357 22452292
E-mail: info@cydadied.org
Website: http://www.cydadiet.org

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Ministry of Health
The Cyprus Dietetic & Nutrition Association
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'Registration of Food Scientists and Dietitians Law' (N. 31(I)/96) (Greek)
Cyprus Police – Criminal Record Certificate

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileCyDNA-Code of Ethics.pdf
Download the Acrobat fileApplication for Entry in the Register of Dieticians.pdf

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