Africa's Health in 2010 (2005 - 2011)

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AED supports USAID's Africa Bureau in contributing to policy change related to health and nutrition in Africa and in strengthening African institutions. The nutrition team works with the U.S. government, international agencies, and African regional institutions and the country ministries with which they work to improve policies and programs addressing nutritional and food security problems. Priority activities include working with African partners to integrate and strengthen the delivery of Essential Nutrition Actions (ENA) into maternal, newborn, and child health programs; to promote policy and program links between nutrition and food security; and to address the nutritional and food security needs of orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS.

Health Areas
Infant and young child feeding, Nutrition and food security links, Nutrition and HIV/AIDS, Infant feeding and HIV/AIDS.

Behavior Change Strategies or Processes
Capacity development and training, Essential nutrition actions, Policy analysis & advocacy, Monitoring and evaluation, Nutrition assessment & surveillance, Product and market research.

Project Director
Doyin Oluwole

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