Mission

  • Foster nutrition and clinical research to contribute to the understanding of malnutrition, infectious diseases and chronic diseases of public health importance.
  • To contribute to the development and evaluation of new and improved methods and tools for the prevention, treatment and control of malnutrition and important infectious diseases.
  • Provide long and short term training opportunity for young Ethiopians to produce future independent researchers.

Vision

  • Provide leadership in generating scientific evidence for setting policies related to improved control of malnutrition, infectious diseases and chronic diseases in Jimma and Ethiopia

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About JUCAN

Jimma University Clinical and Nutrition Research Center (JUCAN) was established in 2008 in collaboration between Jimma University and University of Copenhagen in the area of nutrition. JUCAN allowed a strong partnership between the two universities and helped JU to establish a state-of-the-art research facility on body composition and other nutritional assessments.

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Body Composition Measurement

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Growth and development

Growth and development

Nutritional Assessment

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