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.


We are delighted to announce that Dr Hans-Jürgen Koch will join the Board of Valid Nutrition as a Director. Hans-Jürgen Koch has had a long and distinguished career initially in academia and then finance. This includes positons as former CEO of Deutsche Bank (Suisse)...

SDC, Hystra and Ashoka conference on Hidden Hunger and Social Business

Paul Murphy, Valid’s CEO has been invited to address a conference on Hidden Hunger and Social Business. The conference, hosted by The Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation’s (SDC) Employment and Income Network in conjunction with Hystra and Ashoka, takes place...

Smallholder Farmers’ Project: Research Papers

Valid Nutrition - The Production of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food in Malawi The Production of RUTF in Malawi - Part 1, Smallholder famers experience with groundnut production The Production of RUTF in Malawi - Part 2, Contextual Constraints Faced by Farmers Possible...

CMAM in India: The latest on our ground-breaking project in Odisha.

VALID NUTRITION'S ground-breaking operational pilot examining the effectiveness of 3 different approaches to Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) in Odisha (Orissa) is well under way.  This pilot is the first time that an Indian government programme...

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

At the Global Hunger Today Conference, 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.

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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