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Key Catalyst, Collective Voice: The East, Central, And Southern Africa Health Community's Initiative on Food Fortification as a Public Health Intervention

This case study reviews the East, Central, and Southern African Health Community (ECSA-HC) work on health and nutrition. This inter-governmental group coordinates regional strategies to address the highest level policy makers and to hold the countries accountable for the consequences of micronutrient malnutrition. The story of the ECSA-HC exemplifies local and regional ownership, high-level diplomacy, and practical action.