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Pre-tender consultation with RUTF Manufacturers in Copenhagen on September 12, 2013

UNICEF Supply Division hosted a Pre-tender consultation with RUTF Manufacturers in Copenhagen on September 12, 2013

This was a consultative meeting with manufacturers of Ready-to-use Therapeutic Food (RUTF), as well as other partners involved in RUTF purchases. The meeting included presentations on UNICEF Strategy for expansion of Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM), Evaluation of 2013 tender objectives, Outline of upcoming bidding exercise, Common RUTF specifications and labeling requirements as well as issues related to Quality Assurance of RUTF manufacturing process.

UNICEF highlighted its strategic objective to source 50% of RUTF needs from manufacturers locate in programmatic countries by 2017.

Upcoming bidding excercise will cover one year supply preriod (year 2014) with forecasted 35,000 MT of RUTF.

Consultation was attended by representatives of 21 manufacturers. Beside RUTF manufacturers invited partners included staff from the World Food Program (WFP), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and USAID. 

View the agenda here.

Presentations:

Jan Komrska - Community-based Management of Acute Malnutrition - UNICEF’s Strategy

Jan Komrska - Evaluation of Procurement Objectives (RUTF bid 2012)

Francisco Blanco - 2014 RUTF Tender Overview

Odile Caron - RUTF Product Specifications and labelling requirements

Peter Svarer Jakobsen - RUTF Quality Assurance

Diva Nutritional Products - Environmental monitoring in RUTF manufacturing facility (Manufacturer’s experience)

For further information please contact Charlotte Thaarup (cthaarup@unicef.org)

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