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RAPS, the first e-book of its kind, Nutrition, Health and Disease: Regulatory Policy Issues, is a practical resource depicting the importance of nutrition and the gut microbiome in the prevention and management of non-communicable chronic diseases (NCDs), bringing together regulatory facts and policy considerations from a consortium of global subject matter experts. Readers will be able to use the information gathered in this e-book to gain knowledge about multiple rapidly developing fields, including the gut microbiome, to develop timely, relevant, 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 the current, often complex, regulatory environment. Vital practical information combined with strategic discussion will demonstrate the importance of food and nutrition strategies in key regions.

Registration fees

Free of charge

Learning objects

Filling a Gap in the RAPS Portfolio: Nutrition, Health and Disease: Regulatory Policy Issues is the first e-book on nutrition from RAPS. It is preceded and partly based on a series of RAPS Regulatory Focus nutrition innovation articles, as well as relevant RAPS Annual 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 has been developed for regulatory professionals at all levels of the RAPS Regulatory Competence Framework, including newcomers and experienced professionals, as well as academics and government officials. Regulatory professionals at Levels 1 and 2 of the framework will have easy access to relevant country-specific food regulations and guidelines and how to apply them in one convenient place. For more senior level 3 and 4 professionals responsible for global regulatory strategy, the book will serve as a valuable resource to facilitate strategic discussions on global nutrition regulations and policy.

Manfred Rutzatz

Manfred Rutsatz, PhD, RPh, DABT, RAC, FRAPS
Nutrition+HealthCARE, Switzerland

Manfred Ruthsatz, PhD, RPh, DABT, RAC, FRAPS, is the CEO of Nutrition+HealthCARE, Switzerland, which focuses on specialized and personalized nutrition, the gut microbiome and healthy longevity. His healthcare regulatory experience, rounded out by quality, safety, vigilance, health economics and reimbursement, spans more than 30 years in diverse healthcare industry and public health services, including the US FDA’s CDER and NIH. His publishing and lecturing activities in Europe, USA, Asia and LATAM include a wide range of regulatory and policy-related health topics, with a focus on the health and disease continuum and global convergence. He is an active member of RAPS and its editorial advisory committee, as well as numerous other regulatory, scientific and food institutions and advisory boards.

Andrea W. Wong

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

Andrea W. Wong, PhD, is Senior Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, at the Council for Responsible Eating. She leads CRN’s Scientific and Regulatory Affairs department, responding to emerging scientific and regulatory issues as well as advocating for science-based nutrition. Wong also provides scientific expertise in evaluating research related to the benefits and safety of ingredients and nutritional supplements and in support of CRN’s nutrition policy activities. She leads proactive self-regulatory initiatives, including the development of industry best practice guidelines on product labeling and formulation.

Gloria Hall

Gloria Hall
Senior Editor

Gloria Hall, Senior Publications Editor at RAPS, has more than 20 years of experience in the management, marketing and publishing of internationally recognized publications, including a bimonthly magazine, 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

Skills 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 expenses incurred due to cancellation.

All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected] RAPS cannot accept cancellations over the phone.

To transfer a registration, email [email protected] with the title of the event, the name of the original registrant, and the contact information for the new participant.

Proof of attendance

RAPS will send an email or certificate of attendance at the following workshop.


For additional hands-on support, you can also contact RAPS support 30 minutes before the workshop:

For account support, contact the RAPS Support Center: +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 (8:30am – 5:30pm EST, Monday – Friday) or email [email protected]

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