The Global Alliance for Vitamin A (GAVA) is a forum to share information and lessons learned and coordinate policy related to vitamin A supplementation (VAS) in the context of other vitamin A deficiency (VAD) control and child survival programs. We bring together organizations, policy-makers and program implementers to share information, as well as to develop policies and tools to improve VAS.
Our primary goals are to:
A world where preventable child mortality due to the consequences of vitamin A deficiency is eliminated and all people attain optimal vitamin A nutrition.
We are working to accelerate progress toward child survival, and to reduce the global impact of VAD. GAVA provides a forum for achieving consensus on research, policy and program approaches, focusing on the role of VAS for pre-school children within the context of other evidence-based intervention programs.
Click here to review GAVA’s Strategic Plan for 2016-2020.
The GAVA leadership oversees the coordination of the alliance, including organizing the annual meeting where members participate in strategic planning and identify priority areas for research and programs.