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October 6, 2005 - Press Release
Helen Keller International Joins Twelve Countries at Nutrition Meeting in Burkina Faso.

Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso – The Nutrition Focal Points meeting for the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS) took place from August 23-25 in Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso.  Nutrition representatives from twelve ECOWAS member countries (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Togo) attended, as did representatives from the Academy for Educational Development, Helen Keller International, Micronutrient Initiative, and Tufts University.  Helen Keller International (HKI) provided financial and technical support for the meeting, which was organized by the West Africa Health Organization (WAHO).

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