Valid’s work in Zambia has included:

  • The assessment of the effect of bacteraemia and HIV infection on treatment outcome in children with severe acute malnutrition
  • Support for scale-up of  Community Based Therapeutic Care in Eastern Province
  • Review of  Supplementary Feeding Programmes , supporting Bwafwano Community Home Based Care Organization to train on Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC)
  • Support for a programme assessment and training on the management of severe malnutrition
  • Support for training on the Implementation and Management of Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Foods (RUTFs) and High-Energy Protein Supplements (HEPS) for severely and moderately malnourished children
  • Support for design and set up of a major initiative to provide RUF to people living with HIV/AIDS across a large part of rural Zambia
  • Roll-out of Community-based Therapeutic Care (CTC) across Lusaka.

Main partners in Zambia include National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC), Catholic Relief Services (CRS), Lusaka District Health Management Team (LDHMT), Rainbow Project, WFP, UNICEF