Goals

  • To reduce at least 50% of the health-related social services problems.
  • To improve living conditions in the grass-roots communities by supporting the rural health sector.

 

Key focus areas

 

  • Orphan care.
  • Disability support.
  • Provision of essential medications.
  • Provision of medical equipment.
  • Ending female genital mutilation.

 

Main activities

  • Supplying medicine and disability support for children in the hospitals, MCHs, health posts and health centres.
  • Campaigning against global epidemic communicable diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.
  • Registration of disabled people and their needs.

 

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Enabling Health

The following FAO enabling factor is important to improve health outcomes:

I. Linking short-term humanitarian actions to longer term development goals to ‘build back better’.

 

Source: FAO/Somalia plan of action 2011-2015.

 

Who is the FAO?

 

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

 

Source: Africa Water Atlas 2010 (UNEP).