Recent Advances in Food Fortification with

Emphasis on Vitamin D Deficiency in Human Health (VDC-2018)

Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi, India (September 15 - 16, 2018)
Welcome Message

Dear friends,

On behalf of the scientific committee, and organizing committee it gives us a great pleasure to invite you to the VDC-2018.  Vitamin D is an essential vitamin and a hormone for human growth potential and for survival. It may prevent many bone disorders, such as rickets in children and osteomalacia in adults, osteoporosis, and osteopenia. Recently, it non-skeletal role is creating interest in the scientific community all around the globe.  Vitamin D deficiency is thought to be a widespread, global public health problem. While it is highly widespread in countries with limited sun light, it also prevalent in sunny countries like India, the United Arab Emirates and the whole of the Middle East and South East-Asia.

We are delighted to have your presence at “Recent Advances in Food Fortification with Emphasis on Vitamin D Deficiency in Human Health.”, scheduled to be held during September 15 – 16, 2018, at Jamia Hamdard, in New Delhi, India. The organizers are making every effort to present an exciting and informative event procuring plenary lectures on a wide range of topics from world-renowned speakers. Oral presentations will be selected by the members of the scientific committee based upon the scientific merit, quality and relevance to the theme of the conference. Young clinicians and researchers from all over the world are encouraged to present their research work in the poster presentation session, and receive feedback from the experts. 8th International Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency, Nutrition and Human Health will provide a global platform to discuss the innovative researches and developments in the field of Vitamin D biology, nutrition and mineral ion metabolism. This international event will focus on the core knowledge and major advances in the ever-expanding field of nutrition by attracting experts from around the globe. The conference is specially designed for the interactions among the experts of the field of nutrition, professionals of different branches of medicine, researchers from the academic institutes and agencies, and the members of various medical associations and societies. It will be an excellent opportunity for the young participants, students to meet with the eminent researchers and clinicians of the field, and be informed of the recent cutting-edge advancements.

Conference is creating a unique atmosphere, where you can directly interact and collaborate with the world-renowned scientists in this field and have constructive discussions. Delhi, the venue of the VDC 2018 the capital city of India, has a rich past and a thriving present. It is a city where the ancient and the modern blend seamlessly together. The labyrinth of narrow lanes, old havelis, and colourful bazaars of Old Delhi and the architectural wonders of the World Heritage monuments – Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Grand Mosque and Humayun’s Tomb, Lotus Temple and Akshardham Temple all provide a glimpse into the country’s fascinating past and present.

We invite you all to register for the Vitamin D Conference on this website and do hope that you will make the best of your time at the Conference and experience the richness of Delhi.

Prof.(Dr.) Afrozul Haq
President of the Conference
Department of Food Technology
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi,

Prof. (Dr.) Seyed Ehtesham Hasnain
Patron of the Conference
Vice Chancellor
Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi,