World Health Organization (WHO)
A new 5-year CDC cooperative agreement (2009-2014) with WHO supports various selected projects, including providing technical assistance and subject matter expertise to help design, implement, and maintain new and current micronutrient databases, as well as assist with processes promoting new WHO guidelines and recommendations.
A new 5-year CDC cooperative agreement (2009-2014) with UNICEF supports selected countries in implementing micronutrient malnutrition assessments, monitoring and evaluating programs, and developing and strengthening national capacity to monitor product quality and biological impact of interventions.
Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)
|http://www.gainhealth.org/*||Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)|
As outlined in the Memorandum of Understanding with GAIN, CDC provides epidemiologic, technical, and training assistance to GAIN in the development of programs to monitor and evaluate micronutrient fortification programs.
USAID Micronutrient Program (A2Z)
The CDC interagency agreement with USAID is to work with A2Z to provide epidemiologic and technical assistance in developing, implementing and evaluating systems to monitor micronutrient malnutrition elimination programs.
Network for Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency
Through the IMMPaCt program, CDC is a board member of the Network for Sustained Elimination of Iodine Deficiency. The Network's mandate is to support national efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency — and to sustain elimination — by promoting collaboration among public, private, and civic organizations. CDC's goal is to work in collaboration with the Network to advocate for, and create the conditions necessary to sustain the national elimination of iodine deficiency. CDC contributes expertise specifically in the areas of field epidemiology, laboratory analysis, surveillance techniques.
The Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
CDC works closely with the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), an Ottawa-based international NGO dedicated to ensuring that vulnerable populations receive adequate vitamins and minerals. CDC supports monitoring and evaluation systems for MI’s micronutrient malnutrition intervention programs.
Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
The IMMPaCt program works closely with a number of staff from the Departments of International Health and Epidemiology in the Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University.
- Employing of two Emory staff members as part-time advisers on policy, technical issues, and epidemiology for IMMPaCt.
- Participation of IMMPaCt staff on the thesis committee for Emory International Health MPH students.
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