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25 Oct 2019

JPI Healthy Diet is looking for new chair

The Joint Programming Initiative "A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life“ (JPI HDHL) is looking for candidates for the position of chair who are enthusiastic about taking the JPI HDHL forward. The post will be vacant because the current chair Martijntje Bakker will step down in the first half of 2020.

The role of the chair entails leading the meetings of the Management Board, being an ambassador for the JPI HDHL and fostering strategic relations. Candidates for the post should have passion for nutrition and health research, they should be experienced with governance and connecting research and policy, and they should also be able to cultivate cooperation and trust.

In the Joint Programming Initiative a Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life (JPI HDHL), 26 countries work together to align research programming and fund new research in the area of food, nutrition, health and physical activity, to prevent or minimise diet-related chronic diseases. While the focus of the JPI HDHL is on healthy diets, it works from a systems perspective and collaborates closely with other actors and initiatives from different parts of the food system.

Interested candidates are invited to send a short motivation letter and CV to by 21st of November 2019.

JPI HDHL website

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