To help children recover from malnutrition, UNICEF procured a record 65 per cent of ready-to-use therapeutic food
from manufacturers located in or close to countries with the greatest need.
'Cambodia joins one of two countries in the region to produce its own ready-to-use therapeutic food
,' she said, adding that she hoped it would reach remote and poor communities through local health facilities.
Locally- prepared ready-to-use therapeutic food
for children with severe acute malnutrition: a controlled trial.
Increasing government as well as NGO focus on the treatment of malnutrition is expected to drive revenue growth of the global ready-to-use therapeutic food
market over the forecast period.
Ready-to-use therapeutic food
. http://blog.usaid.gov/2011/10/ ready-to-use-therapeutic-food/ (accessed 27 June 2013).
Conclusion: locally made Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food
(Mushpro Health Drink Powder MHDP--showed significant weight gain and height gain in Experimental group.
Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food
treatment has primarily been used in conflict zones and after natural disasters to deal with short-term and dire emergencies.