This activity will improve the health and nutritional status of women and children in the Western Highlands by strengthening institutions implementing health and nutrition policies.

This activity will contribute to the overarching goal of significantly and sustainably improving the health and nutritional status of women and children in select communities of the Western Highlands. To achieve the results anticipated, the Recipient will provide the necessary technical assistance (TA), capacity building, collaboration, and advocacy for institutional strengthening of relevant institutions to increase the capacity of personnel and support for implementation of health and nutrition policies.

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    Prosperity in Guatemala

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  • Development Sector

    Health and Nutrition

    Health and nutrition interventions are part of USAID’s integrated efforts focused on improving economic growth and social development in five departments of the Western Highlands region of the country, where historically underserved and excluded rural populations live. Learn more

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This project is expected to run from July 31, 2020 through July 30, 2025 with an estimated total USAID investment of $17,700,000.

USAID’s implementer for this project is Jhpiego.