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Nonprofit Spotlight: Action Against Hunger

August 18, 2010

"Action Against Hunger has served as a leader in the fight against malnutrition for over 30 years and even played a major role in developing early protocols for using Plumpy’nut to treat severely malnourished children.

Prior to the advent of ready-to-use products like Plumpy’nut, the humanitarian community relied on other life-saving products. In the early 1990s, Action Against Hunger's Scientific Committee developed two revolutionary therapeutic milk formulas, F-75 and F-100, that reduced mortality rates by 75% among children in treatment for severe acute malnutrition. Unpatented and field-tested by Action Against Hunger, these nutrition products and their protocols were later adopted by the UN’s World Health Organization as the industry standard."

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