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Stellenbosch University | Division of Human Nutrition

Dr Zarina Ebrahim is a lecturer and dietitian in the Department of Global Health, Division of Human Nutrition at Stellenbosch University, South Africa. She teaches on the undergraduate dietetics programme, supervises hospital student training and supervises undergraduate and Master’s students research projects. She has worked in the clinical and community setting in South Africa and the United Kingdom. She has lectured at the University of the Western Cape, University of Cape Town and Stellenbosch University and has many years of teaching and training students in the area of chronic kidney disease nutrition (CKD). She currently has a few projects underway in CKD nutrition, focusing on CKD nutrition assessment diagnostic criteria, dietary education development, metabolic syndrome in CKD, nutrition education website development and assessing the knowledge of non-dietetic health care workers in CKD nutrition. Her PhD focused on the effect of a prebiotic on uremic toxins, kidney function and the gut microbiome in predialysis participants, additionally also investigating dietary adherence to dietary education. She also advocates for the simplification of the CKD diet to improve patient adherence and developed an infographic on this topic.

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Date (UTC+8) Time (UTC+8) Local Time Hall Session Role Talk Title
2022-06-16 20:45-21:15 2022-06-16,20:45-21:15Hall 1

Joint ISRNM and International Federation of Kidney Foundation-World Kidney Alliance (IFKF-WKA) Session on World Kidney Recipes 

Guests Panel Discussion
2022-06-18 15:45-16:00 2022-06-18,15:45-16:00Hall 3

Focus on Diet Quantity or Quality: Where should our Guidelines go ? - session 23

Speaker Eating Like a Rainbow: Lessons learnt from resources constrained countries