TURIN ONCA CONFERENCE 2024 From awareness to control

Semana de la Desnutrición 2021


Del 22-29 de noviembre 2021



The main objective has been to raise awareness among health professionals, patients, and policymakers about the importance of optimal nutritional care in cancer patients.



Másnutridos Alliance is made up of 16 member entities, which have participated in DRM Week {Desnutrición Relacionada con la Enfermedad (DRE)}. 

  • Spanish Association of Surgeons. 
  • Spanish Association of Hospitality Industry. 
  • General Council of the Official Associations of Pharmacists. 
  • General Nursing Council. 
  • Spanish Group of Multimodal Rehabilitation. 
  • Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition. 
  • Spanish Society of Geriatrics and Gerontology. 
  • Spanish Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Spanish Society of Primary Care Physicians. 
  • Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine. 
  • Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians. 
  • Spanish Society of Internal Medicine. 
  • Spanish Society of Radiation Oncology. 
  • Spanish Society of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism. 
  • Abbott Foundation.
  • Platform of patient organisations.


First Webinar: The need to implement optimal nutritional care for cancer patients in Spain: a health policy perspective

The webinar was held on 22 November and was attended by Prof. Olle Ljungqvist, representing ONCA.

As speakers, Dr. Diana Cardenas, who addressed clinical nutrition as a patient’s right, Dña. Mrs. Margarita de la Pisa, Member of the European Parliament, who updated on the activities carried out in Europe in relation to the Beating Cancer Plan, and Dr. Cristina Ibarrola, Member of Parliament of Navarra, who provided a global vision of the needs and priorities to be implemented in the national and regional governments to develop a plan against Disease-Related Malnutrition (DRM).

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7B4I6E0QD0

Second Webinar: The need to implement optimal nutritional care for cancer patients in Spain: vision of care management

The Webinar was held on November 29 and started with an opening speech of Dña. Pilar Aparicio, Director General of Public Health of the Ministry of Health.

The aim of this webinar was to talk about the importance of nutritional care in cancer patients from different perspectives. The webinar counted with the participation of Dr. Santaeugenia, who introduced the vision of the administration, Dr. Pérez, who provided the vision of the oncologist, Dr. Ballesteros, who provided the vision of the nutritionist and the vision of the patient represented by Mrs. Escriche.

Video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tgN6Wmg4gk

Read the Program of the Webinars HERE

Social media campaign and update of the Alliance’s website

_Twitter:  During November 22-29, content about the DRM has been shared from the profile of @SDLD2021. An informative document on the campaign was prepared and sent to patient associations, colleges of dieticians and nutritionists, and the regional societies concerned with nutrition.

Awareness-raising videos

Different members of Másnutridos Alliance sent their message for the DRM week

You can watch all the messages HERE

Web impression and press coverage

Webinar 22/11/2021
  • Nº Registered to the Webinar: 97
  • Nº of attendees: 52
  • Nº of visualizations of the Webinar On-demand: 41


Webinar 29/11/2021
  • Nº Registered to the Webinar: 164
  • Nº of attendees: 80
  • Nº of visualizations of the Webinar On-demand: 30


Campaña de Twitter:
  • Nº of Tweets: 47
  • Tweets Impressions: 23.700
  • Visits to the profile @SDLD2021: 7.914


Press release:
  • Impact in the press of Webinar 1: 7 media

Specialized media in health: Médico Interactivo, IM Médico Hospitalario, Farmaventas, OKsalud y Anis. 

Generalist media: Siglo XXI, Servimedia. 

  • Impact in the press of Webinar 2: 8 media

Specialized media in health: Infosalus, IM Médico Hospitalario, ANIS, ACOIF, PharmaMarket. 

Generalist media: Salamanca 24horas, OK diario, Market Research telecast.

Activities planned for 2022

The implementation of #SDLD2022 has been already planned within the activities of másnutridos Alliance.

We would like to continue developing the same type of activities and, by planning them in advance, it will be possible to prepare informative documentation and videos that reinforce the campaign.

Miguel Angel Martinez Olmos Communication Coordinator Spain

Contact Miguel for inquiries on Spanish campaign activities and for publishing of your Good Practice on this website.

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