Fortify is collaborating with leading academic institutions, key stakeholders, and nutrition experts to develop the best solutions with:
In Nigeria, Fortify is the nutrition lead in a three-way alliance formed to improve the nutritional status of Nigerians, especially women and children, and to improve economic stability for families. The partners are:
Fortify provides technical guidance on fortification to Tomato Jos and leads education and outreach efforts to community health workers and other key stakeholders about the benefits of consuming an iron fortified product.
While the new coronavirus hits the poorest the hardest, Fortify and the Wellbeing Foundation Africa have joined forces to help strengthen the nutritional status some of the most vulnerable in Africa – those suffering from iron deficiency anemia (at least 40% of women and 60% of young children). The partnership is based on a mutual dedication to save lives and improve overall wellness of mothers, and in turn, their children. Our work is founded in data-driven research on the most effective way of reducing iron deficiency – through iron fortified foods. Together, Fortify and WBFA are building awareness and educating community health providers and mothers about the life-saving benefits of consuming iron fortified products.
WBFA is a Nigeria-based organization founded in 2004 by Her Excellency Mrs. Toyin Ojora Saraki, with the aim of improving health outcomes for women, infants and children. The WBFA combines programmes with advocacy work in Nigeria and around the world. www.wbfafrica.org.