Reaching the Poorest Children with Nutrition and WASH in Urban settings: Implementation Science Priorities in East Africa

Dr. Sembajwe is the CUNY contact on urbanization and development, on the USAID supported project to improve the health of poor children in urban areas. Working closely with its implementing partners, University Research Company (URC) and East, Central and South Africa Health Community (ECSA), the project aims to develop an evidence informed implementation science agenda for improving the health of poor children through nutrition and WASH interventions and attaining Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Thereby, the project has committed to using a multi-sectoral platform to facilitate and integrate a comprehensive urban health policy and community response that ensures engagement of all stakeholders in urban WASH and nutrition challenges.

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