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Updates on RACHA Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Projects

Posted: 4th Dec 2013

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We are thrilled to announce recent successes of our Water, Santiation, and Hygiene (WASH) programs.

RACHA at the IUNS International Congress of Nutrition

Posted: 16th Oct 2013

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Chan Theary addresses the International Congress of Nutrition

IUNS hosted the 20th annual International Congress of Nutrition in Granada Spain, from 15-20 September, 2013. The congress brought together representatives from countries across the globe, and aimed to “join different cultures, traditions, and knowledge through…nutritional development”. The Congress was organized by the Spanish Nutrition Society, and representatives from Vietnam, China, the Philippines, and Cambodia were asked to share their experience from scientific research and implementation in their home countries before an international audience and thousands of nutrition experts.

Food Fortification Project Highlighted in Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Posted: 8th Aug 2013

RACHA is proud to announce that its work, in collaboration with the National Sub Committee for Food Fortification (NSCFF), has been highlighted in a special supplement to the Food and Nutrition Bulletin. The supplement is dedicated to nutrition issues within the ASEAN region and was published in June 2013. The Food and Nutrition Bulletin (FNB) is a peer-reviewed, academic journal published quarterly by the Nevin Scrimshaw International Nutrition Foundation in association with the United Nations University (UNU)(link), and "is one of the leading resources used by researchers, academics, nutrition policy makers and planners in over 125 countries to obtain the most current research and policy information related to nutrition in developing countries". A report titled "Fish sauce, soy sauce, and vegetable oil fortification in Cambodia: Where do we stand to date?" appears on page 62 of the supplement and is co-authored by RACHA staff Chan Theary, Pol Sambath, and Sol Sowath, GAIN staff Dora Panagides, Arnaud Laillou, and Regina Moench-Pfanner, and National Institute of Public Health Cambodiastaff Saphoon Vonthanak, Chheng Kanarath, and Chhea Chhorvann.

Fortifying Fish and Soy Sauce to Keep Cambodia Healthy

Posted: 14th May 2013

Read about RACHA's nationwide program that is fortifying fish and soy sauce with iron to keep Cambodians healthy.

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RACHA Launches Food Fortification Program

Posted: 6th Feb 2013

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RACHA, with cooperation and support from the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) participated in the National Workshop to launch the five year program of iron fortification of fish and soy sauce and Vitamin A fortification of vegetable oil.

GAIN Partners with RACHA to launch nationwide Food Fortification Program

Posted: 6th Feb 2013

GAIN (The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition) and RACHA have been working together to launch a nationwide program to fortify fish and soy sauce with iron, and vegetable oil with vitamin A.

Chong Khneas celebrates the launching of new Health Center

Posted: 18th Dec 2012

Community members in Chong Khneas, Siem Reap, celebrate the inauguration of a brand new health center, constructed with the support of RACHA and USAID.