Hear local team members from Partners In Health‘s sister organization, Zanmi Lasante, talk about the opening of the new Nourimanba Production Facility in central Haiti. The centerpiece of a broader partnership between PIH/ZL, Abbott and its foundation, the Abbott Fund, to help drive economic development in the region, the facility produces Nourimanba, a life-saving treatment for severe malnutrition in children.
View a video introduction to a unique partnership between Partners In Health, Abbott, the Abbott Fund and local communities in Haiti to fight malnutrition and expand economic opportunity.
At the recent Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2013 Annual Meeting in New York, President Bill Clinton talked once again about the partnership between Partners In Health, Abbott and the Abbott Fund in Haiti. President Clinton highlighted the important connection between the Nourimanba facility and efforts to address malnutrition and improve child health tied to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). President Clinton visited the facility earlier this year as part of a Clinton Foundation tour to promote development in Haiti.
Team members in Haiti talk about the local impact of the new Nourimanba facility, and their work to help improve peanut crops and increase incomes for farmers.
President Bill Clinton, founder of the Clinton Foundation, visited the Partners In Health Nourimanba facility on March 10th with a delegation that included leading companies, NGOs and well-known chefs, Mario Batali and José Andrés. The visit was part of a tour focused on improving agricultural and economic development in Haiti. After receiving a tour of the new facility, President Clinton praised the impact the plant would have on fighting childhood malnutrition in Haiti.
Jon Lascher, Haiti program manager, Partners In Health, explains how this project is producing two local nutrition products and empowering local communities.
Katherine Pickus, head of Global Citizenship at Abbott, shares how the partners combined their complementary expertise to drive on-the-ground results.
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