Malnutrition Awareness Week™



Keep Malnutrition Awareness Year Round

ASPEN would like to thank our members, ambassadors, corporate sponsors, and society and media partners for making Malnutrition Awareness Week 2023 our biggest event to date! Together, our messages reached over 802 million worldwide, and this number continues to grow as viewers share our content. Here’s a video of some #ASPENMAW23 social posts. 

MAW 2023 might be officially over, but there are two more webinars we hope you will attend:

Let’s continue to make malnutrition awareness and intervention top-of-mind all year long! Visit the Malnutrition Solution Center for resources that will help you identify and treat malnutrition in your patients.

Please save the date for ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week 2024: September 16-20, 2024

House and Senate Resolutions and State Proclamations for Malnutrition Awareness Week!

MAW ProclamationsASPEN would like to thank our members, ambassadors, and partners for helping us increase malnutrition awareness across the country and having legislators officially recognizing the importance of Malnutrition Awareness Week.

Resolution from the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate
Senate Joint Resolution from Virginia

Proclamation requests have been submitted to the states below.
Proclamations have arrived for the states in blue.

About Malnutrition Awareness Week

Malnutrition Awareness WeekTM is an annual, multi-organizational campaign created by ASPEN in 2012 to:

  • Educate healthcare professionals about early detection and treatment of malnutrition 
  • Educate consumers/patients on the importance of discussing their nutrition status with healthcare professionals 
  • Increase awareness of nutrition’s role on patient recovery

ASPEN Malnutrition Awareness Week, with the help of ambassadors, corporate sponsors, and collaboration with like-minded societies, has grown exponentially around the world, reaching more than 230.5 million healthcare professionals, government leaders, community agencies, patients, and caregivers. This year, ASPEN is once again partnering with the Canadian Nutrition Society (CNS), Dietitian Connection, and FELANPE, to learn from each other and aid each other's efforts.

Malnutrition Awareness Week is part of the National Health Observances Calendar. This award-winning program has been presented with numerous recognitions from U.S. senators, governors, and other leading groups.