New fish-based therapeutic food launched in Cambodia to treat kids with malnutrition

Phnom Penh – A new fish-based wafer snack – Nutrix, produced to treat severe acute malnutrition in children, was launched in Cambodia on Monday, according to a joint statement.

Nutrix has been developed by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development, Copenhagen University and Danish Care Foods, in collaboration with the Cambodian government, the joint statement said.

At the launch of the Nutrix production site in Phnom Penh, the partners announced that the ready-to-use-therapeutic food will be produced at scale, to address malnutrition in children in Cambodia, it said.

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