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Global Health, Food And Nutrition Security

Cui Prodest is committed to the improvement of health and health care delivery around the world. Our specialists serve both the public and private sectors; our efforts include health policy and evaluation, health promotion, health communication and advocacy strategies, and health systems management. Cui Prodest specialists ensure that healthcare access for women, children, and individuals with special needs is included in strengthening health infrastructures.  We have experience in working with local organizations, government agencies and local vendors and consultants to develop culturally appropriate approaches and campaigns to reach and encourage the adoption of healthy behaviors.


Our staff and consultants have extensive experience in designing and implementing multi-sectoral approaches to scaling-up food and nutrition security in nearly 20 countries in Southeast Europe, Africa and Asia:  Albania, Bangladesh, Bosnia Herzegovina, Cambodia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lao PDR, Macedonia, Mali, Mauritania, Montenegro, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Sahel region, Tanzania, Uganda.  


Cui Prodest staff possesses experience and solid understanding of the US policies and practices of the Global Health Initiative (GHI), President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), USAID Health and Nutrition Divisions and has implemented projects for the United Nations UNICEF, World Health Organization, Food and Agricultural Organization, World Food Programme, UN High Level Task Force for Food and Nutrition Security and in cooperation with the World Bank in Bangladesh.


Our Services

Health Systems Strengthening Support

Data Quality Assessments for USAID PEPAR and Feed the Future Indicators

Change Management, Advisory Services

Media Relations, Strategic Communications


Past Activities

United Nations World Food Programme: Technical and operational oversight of new food and nutrition security governance program in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, Lao PDR, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. Highest-level political engagement with leadership of WFP, UNICEF, WHO, FAO and IFAD, Heads of Government, UN Assemblies, UN inter-agency meetings, and international donors.


World Bank/Montenegro Health Transition Project: Embedded in the Ministry of Health to help expand the capacity to formulate and effectively implement health policies, health sector regulatory mechanisms and health insurance functions. Supported the change management reforms in the restructuring of the health systems framework.


World Bank/Macedonia Transition Policy Advisor: Embedded in the Ministry of Health to improve the governance, efficiency, user and provider satisfaction and long-term fiscal sustainability of the healthcare system.


Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation/Sierra Leone: Cui Prodest President Brenda Pearson, in collaboration with the Foundation developed a pilot project in Sierra Leone “Local Procurement: A Double Benefit of Combating Maternal and Child Malnutrition and Enhancing Market Linkages for Smallholder Farmers” to understand the role markets and value chains play in improving nutrition and dietary diversification.

 

Cui Prodest’s Brenda Pearson, in collaboration with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, developed a pilot project in Sierra Leone “Local Procurement: A Double Benefit of Combating Maternal and Child Malnutrition and Enhancing Market Linkages for Smallholder Farmers” to understand the role markets and value chains play in improving nutrition and dietary diversification.