DFATD Contribution: $9,000,000
The Zimbabwe Health Transition Fund (HTF) is a multi-donor pooled fund whose overall purpose is to improve maternal, newborn and child health in Zimbabwe. The HTF is managed by UNICEF and was developed in consultation and collaboration with the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health and Child Welfare, donors and multilateral agencies in Zimbabwe in direct response to priorities and gaps identified in the Zimbabwe National Health Strategy (2009-2013) and the Zimbabwe Health Sector Investment Case (2010-2012).
DFATD Contribution: $2,331,000
This project aims to reduce the vulnerability of children to both HIV and undernutrition in an integrated manner. The project has an emphasis on strengthening coordination and cooperation between HIV and nutrition programs, focusing on four program areas: (1) infant and young child feeding; (2) postnatal follow-up of HIV-exposed infants in prevention of mother-to-child transmission programs; (3) HIV treatment for infants and young children; and (4) treatment of severe acute malnutrition.