Advocacy

Part of GAVA’s mandate is to advocate for political will and sustained attention in order to attract financial and technical support for vitamin A supplementation (VAS) within the global nutrition landscape. GAVA undertakes global advocacy to ensure that VAS continues to be a priority intervention for child survival where it is needed.

Through our advocacy work, GAVA:

Visit the Resources page for specific publications to support advocacy, including the “Dakar Declaration”, a consensus statement from the 2016 Pan-Africa Vitamin A Symposium. The accompanying presentation will help regional and country teams to advocate for VAS institutionalization, integration and prioritization with Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) nutrition plans, national nutrition strategies and donor portfolios.