Dietitians apply robust scientific knowledge about food and nutrition to promote optimal health outcomes to individuals, groups and communities in both states of health and disease. A dietitian is a registered health professional who meets standards required by the Qatar QCHP Board under the Health Practitioners LISCENCING (QCHP) 2016.
In Qatar, by law a dietitian must be registered with the QCHP and hold a current practicing licensed, work within a specified scope of practice, participate in a continuing competency programmed and adhere to a Code of Ethics. Dietitians are the only registered and suitably qualified profession in Qatar able to prescribe and manage therapeutic diets for patients.
Clients in need of medical nutrition therapy for: