HEAL attended the launching of a cross-border project “One health approach to build resilience for the semi-nomadic population in the border region of Ethiopia and Kenya’’ on May 17, 2023 in Kenya. Malteser International in partnership with Pastoralist Community Initiative and Development Assistance (PACIDA) with funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development-BMZ will be implementing the project in Dire district (Ethiopia) and Maikona Ward (Marsabit, Kenya). The overall Objective of the project is to contribute to improving human, animal and environmental health in southern Ethiopia and Northern Kenya, with a focus on zoonotic diseases, through sustainable cross sectoral strengthening of local capacity and control.

Contributed by:

Metalign Ayehu

HEAL Regional MEAL Lead