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.
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 in 2013 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 from Partners In Health explains how this project is producing two local nutrition products and empowering local communities.
Katherine Pickus, head of sustainability at Abbott, shares how the partners combined their complementary expertise to drive on-the-ground results.