Washington, D.C. (FEBRUARY 19, 2015) – Thought leaders representing the African diaspora from Brazil and the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., on February 25, 2015, to explore and together chart a plan of action to advocate respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights for people of African descent.
BBC Media Action’s research found that knowledge of key nutrition behaviors during pregnancy are very high among those interviewed and that Mwanzo Bora’s Social Behavior Change Communication Kit is helping parents feel comfortable asking questions about nutrition lessons they do not fully understand.
“We want to support humanitarian and development efforts internationally, especially Africa because it is one of the fastest growing continents in terms of economy, technology and innovation.”
-Charles Allen, Chief Executive Officer of BTCS
The Ministry of Health entered into an agreement with at least three international NGOs and one local NGO for the management of US$6 million to revive routine health services in five counties considered most affected by the Ebola virus.