Health and Social Development

Mrs. Fathia Alwan
Director Health and Social Development

Health and Social Development

The goal of Health and Social Development Division is to enhance the quality of life of people of the region towards longer life expectancy. The division is encompassing all the human development issues and upgrading the human capital in the IGAD region with focus on youth, children, women, and other vulnerable population. The mandate of the division is to coordinate, implement and oversee the regional health projects for vulnerable population. It also provides health and basic social services to the most needed population (cross border mobile population, refugee, returnees, IDPs, pastoralist population) in order to enhance development for the people of the IGAD region.

 

The Health and Social Development Programme area is encompassing all the human development issues and upgrading the human capital in the IGAD region with focus on youth, children, women, and other vulnerable population.

         The key functions of the Division are:

  • Cross border Health, Digital Health and Disease surveillance
  • Migration and forced displacement
  • Education, science and technology
  • Employment and labour affairs
  • Social Protection
  • Youth, culture and sports

Areas of Intervention

Migration &
Forced Displacement
Health
Education
Science & Technology
Employment
Entrepreneurship & Youth

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