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Malawi Factory Expansion Project

Having produced 8.5 million sachets of ready-to-use therapeutic food product in 2016 (enough to treat approximately 80,000 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition) and after launching a new ready-to-use complementary food line in November 2016 to tackle...

Ashoka Fellows Annual Community Retreat

From 6th- 8th October, Ashoka Ireland hosted their 4th Annual Community Retreat.  This was a gathering of Ireland’s Ashoka Fellows (including our own Dr Steve Collins), the Irish Ashoka Support Network members, advisors and the Irish Team, and was held on the grounds...

Valid Nutrition launch new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF)

VALID Nutrition is pleased to announce that on Friday 18th November, the Honourable Dr Peter Kumpalume, MP and Minister for Health, Malawi, formally launched our new Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF also called small quantity lipid-based nutrient supplement,...

Read Steve’s article on Forbes.com

Steve Collins of VALID presents his vision on the role Social Business can play to innovate and deliver market based solutions to address chronic malnutrition. This condition, often referred to as “hidden hunger”  is preventing millions of children (one in every four)...

Extending VALID’s RUF Product Range

With a view to extending our product range in Malawi and having received generous grant support from USAID’s Southern Africa Trade Hub (SATH), VALID’s local Factory is now in the process of commissioning a Ready-to-Use Complementary Food (RUCF) pack-filling machine....

Global Innovation Fund supports VALID Nutrition

The Global Innovation Fund (GIF) recently announced their first ever “investments” (grants, convertible loans or equity stakes), in eight projects ranging from £30,000 to £1.5 million.  The announcement included an investment of £120,000 in VALID Nutrition’s...

Ground-breaking Research by VALID Nutrition

The results of our ground-breaking efficacy trial in the DRC - regarding efficacy of a locally sourced, lower cost RUTF to treat Severe Acute Malnutrition – have been published in the prestigious American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  Read more here...

Have a look at what we are doing in Malawi

With the help of a grant from USAID South Africa Trade Hub we are helping thousands of people access nutritious food. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k1djwQRqp24

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Dr Steve Collins talks to George Hook, about Valid Nutrition and combatting starvation and malnutrition

The power of disruptive innovations.

The ground-breaking results from a clinical trial of a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food (RUTF) product made without milk or animal source protein and undertaken in Malawi in 2016, were recently unveiled by VALID Nutrition’s Founder, Dr Steve Collins.

Change Leader Interview: Dr. Steve Collins

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