Eventually, we hope to reach every country that does not have access to fortified foods. Our goal is simple: to ensure everyone has the same access to vitamins and minerals that those of us at PHC do.
To learn more about our programs, please click on the countries below.
Despite the impressive growth and development advances Rwanda has made in the past decade, severe rates of micronutrient malnutrition continue to plague the small land-locked nation. Continue Reading
Although there have been improvements in recent years, malnutrition is an issue from which many Malawians, particularly women and children, continue to suffer. In fact, it is estimated to be the underlying cause of 38% of childhood mortality and 57% of maternal mortality in the country. Continue Reading
After fourteen years of civil war and economic destruction, Liberians – particularly women and children – suffer severely from micronutrient malnutrition. In fact, it is estimated to be the root cause of 44% of all childhood deaths in Liberia. Continue Reading
The nutrition situation in Burundi is staggering. This country, slightly smaller than the state of Maryland, is considered to have the highest rate of growth retardation in all of Africa. All but two provinces are considered to be in a severe / chronic nutrition condition with 81% of the population living on less than $1.25 / day. Continue Reading
PHC has recently begun work with the Zimbabwe government to design and implement a nationwide food fortification program. The Zimbabwe Demographic and Health Survey 2010-2011 reports widespread anemia among all populations including more than half of children less than 5 years of age and 28% of women of reproductive age. Continue Reading
In 2013, PHC’s small-scale fortification project, called Sanku, partnered with USAID’s Feed the Future program to expand rural maize fortification in Tanzania. Continue Reading
Project Healthy Children began work in Honduras in 2000 and has now largely completed its mission. Continue Reading