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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)...

Extending VALID’s RUF Product Range

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....

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Agreement is building that milk-peanut RUTF is not effective in treating iron deficiency & anaemia as published by Kangas et al. VALID's opinion is to use the more cost efficient & effective, plant-based RUTF recipes to address this issue in SAM treatment. https://t.co/HfabesxVUp
#USAID #malnutrition Dr Steve Collins will present at the Plenary Session of USAID’s ‘The Future of Food Assistance for Nutrition: Evidence Summit II’ today at 13:45 BST. This will no doubt be insightful and a well informed contribution to the event. https://t.co/keW97vGWxq

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

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.

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.

Food Assistance for Nutrition Evidence Summit on June 27th and 28th, 2018 in Washington D.C.

“It is scandalous that a product with several critical advantages and high quality scientific evidence to support it, can be blocked because of bureaucracy and vested interests”

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