A2Z Micronutrient and Child Blindness Project
Project Date: 2005–2010
A2Z is the primary vehicle for addressing global micronutrient deficiency in USAID’s Office of Health, Infectious Diseases, and Nutrition. Working through A2Z and with prime contractor the Academy for Educational Development, MSH helps to reduce micronutrient deficiencies and improve the nutritional and health status of infants, children, women, and families in developing and transitional countries. Building on and expanding the existing work of USAID and others, the A2Z Project seeks to:
- Improve the availability and use of pharmaceuticals (medicines, vaccines, health supplies, and equipment) of assured quality for USAID population, health, and nutrition priority interventions.provide global technical leadership in micronutrients.
- Promote practical, sustainable improvements in pharmaceutical management by developing capacity within cooperating countries and fostering collaboration between countries.
- Fight the spread of antimicrobial resistance, TB control, HIV & AIDS, malaria reduction, child survival and maternal health.