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VALID Nutrition is sadly no longer involved in RUTF manufacture.

VALID Nutrition is sadly no longer involved in RUTF manufacture.

VALID Nutrition is no longer involved in RUTF manufacture. Attached is a statement regarding the closure of our Malawi operation. The VALID charity remains committed to reforming the RUTF market through evidence-based innovation and research, rather than as a...

Global Hunger Today Conference

Global Hunger Today Conference

At the Global Hunger Today Conference held at University College Cork, Dr Steve Collins raised challenging questions about undue delays in the implementation of robust, scientific evidence that can transform the numbers of malnourished children receiving treatment within existing budgets.

Malawi Factory Expansion Project

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

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 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

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)...

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#aidevelopment #sustainabledevelopment #localisation Here's a timely and constructive article from The New Humanitarian's Editor - Jessica Alexandar. https://t.co/1NwwP3Q8eU
#malnutrition #RUTF Interesting opinion article in Newsweek (below). VALID agrees - "Children are suffering now - and it is inexcusable to let proven solutions sit on the shelf - especially when the funding is on the table." https://t.co/DyWT1xMgmn

Dr Steve Collins reflects on the opportunities and problems associated with the USD$250 million contribution announced by Administrator, Samantha Power of USAID – a positive catalyst for change?

VALID commissioned and achieved peer-review of a professional report to quantify objectively the overall climate impact profile of the amino-acid enhanced, plant-based RUTF recipe. It has found that the overall global warming potential impacts of the plant-based RUTF recipe are 47%-52% less than the milk-peanut based recipe.

Dr Steve Collins gives a hugely informative and enlightened interview to ENN podcast while discussing his candid Reflections on the UN Global Action Plan on Wasting.

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