Croatian Association of Nutritionists (CroAN) was established to connect nutritonists with the degrees of bachelor of nutritional science, master of education in nutritional science and doctors of nutritional science, as well as friends from related fields, in order to aid in developing and improving the profession and preserving its dignity.
CroAN gathers nutritionists with the aim of promoting, developing and improving the profession by organizing seminars, conferences, and other expert meetings in the field of nutritional science.
CroAN encourages professional and scientific work in the field, professional connections, professional development of its members, as well as cooperation with other similar associations and organizations in the Republic of Croatia and from around the world.
CroAN cooperates with the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Croatia and other health institutions and institutes on Croatian territory in order to promote the social position of nutritionists as well as informing the public about important developments in the field of nutrition.
Through organisation of lectures, counselings, public forums and other types of promotional activities, CroAN affects public opinion on the importance of proper nutrition in sustaing health of the individual.
In the future, CroAN plans to develop its publishing activities in the field of nutritional science, in accordance with the special law.