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13 Feb 2013 description

ACF International, Save the Children, Helen Keller International, International Medical Corps, Valid International, Concern and the International Center for Research on Women call on the Director General of the World Health Organization, Dr. Margaret Chan, to support further involvement of WHO in the preparation of the International Conference on Nutrition +21. Twenty one year after the first major international event on nutrition, this event should be considered as a unique opportunity to reaffirm the critical role of the health sector in the fight against undernutrition.

01 Oct 2006 description
report Valid International

This manual reflects the experience gained over five years of implementing and developing Community-based therapeutic Care (CTC). It is a practical guide that aims to help health and nutrition managers to design, implement and evaluate CTC programmes.

01 Jun 2004 description
report Valid International

Community Therapeutic Care (CTC) is a new approach to managing acute malnutrition in emergencies and beyond. Conceived by Valid International, CTC seeks to address some of the challenges that traditional center-based approaches face.3 It aims to provide rapid, effective, low cost assistance that is least disruptive to affected communities and builds a foundation to link relief and development interventions for long-term solutions to food insecurity and threats to public health.

01 Jun 2003 description
report Valid International

This document is an independent evaluation of the Disasters Emergency Committee's Southern Africa Crisis Appeal. For the first time, an appeal was issued to prevent a humanitarian crisis rather than respond to one. This led to a response that was a mixture of traditional relief activities together with activities that were more akin to rehabilitation or traditional development.