Made in Haiti: A New Nutrition Facility Produces Locally Sourced, Life-Saving Treatment for Malnutrition

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.


Video: President Clinton highlights new Nourimanba facility at CGI 2013

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.

Bill Clinton Visits Haiti and Tours Nourimanba Facility

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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.