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The Derrick B. Jelliffe Library

Welcome to the web page of the Derrick B. Jelliffe Library of the CFNI, the Caribbean's largest source of Nutrition information! Learn about the operations of the library, its facilities and services, its resources and its role in the Virtual Health Library (VHL).


One of the major activities of the library is the staging of displays and exhibitions that highlight the work of the Institute.The library also represents the Institute at health fairs and workshops. Click here for details of the most recent displays and exhibition that the library staff staged.

The library also serves as the focal point for the dissemination of materials published by the Institute or about the Institute. Click here to view samples of such publications.

The Derrick B. Jelliffe Library

The CFNI library is named after the first Director of the Institute, Dr. Derrick B. Jelliffe, a pioneer of health in the Caribbean.

Facilities and Services

Find out how to access the facilities and services.


Here you will find information on the library's collections of materials in food and nutrition on the Caribbean region.

Virtual Health Library (VHL)

Learn more about the DBJL library's involvement in the VHL initiative.

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