East Africa Regional Global Health Fact Sheet

East African countries continue to face health challenges including large numbers of maternal and child deaths and the adverse effects of infectious diseases. Each country faces challenges within their health system that hinder governments’ capacity to meet the needs of its most vulnerable people. African leaders and health experts recognize the necessity of regional approaches in controlling communicable diseases, harmonizing policies and standards, and sharing best practices that are proven to address common health risks that transcend borders.

USAID helps strengthen the ability of regional institutions and health policies and systems for marginalized and cross-border populations in the region.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 10:30am