MOST Project

MOST assisted the U.S.Agency for International Development's Bureau for Global Health, USAID missions, governments, donor agencies, nongovernmental organizations, private voluntary organizations, research entities, and the private sector to implement expanded, more effective programs and policies to prevent and control micronutrient deficiencies, especially vitamin A deficiency.


MOST was managed by theInternational Science and Technology Institute, Inc., an international consulting firm based in Rosslyn, Virginia. Partners are the Academy for Educational Development, Helen Keller International, International Food Policy Research Institute, and Johns Hopkins University. Resource institutions are CARE, and Population Services International, Program for Appropriate Technology in Health. Funding is provided by the Office of Health, Infectious Disease and Nutrition, of the Bureau for Global Health, of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), through Cooperative Agreement No.  HRN-A-00-98-0047-00.