TESTIMONY – Swollen feet, frizzy hair, loss of appetite and apathy, but now active and lively looking; Julie, a 3 year old girl from Kalemie in Tanganyika province, is a survivor of malnutrition.
YOUNG REPORTER – Breast milk is the only and best food an infant needs during his/her first six months. After this, it is recommended to continue breastfeeding up to the age of 2.
PHOTO – With a screening booklet and reference chips in hand, Yvonne, 30 years, never goes unnoticed in her village.
TESTIMONY – Baby Yedidia is six and a half months old yet it is only from today that he will have, for the first time, any food other than mother’s milk.
KEY FIGURES – Breastfeeding a crucial issue in the acceleration framework for reducing maternal and under-5 child mortality rates. What links and networks exist between breastfeeding, level of education and socio-economic standards ?
PRESS RELEASE – Breastfeeding is one of the most effective – and cost effective – investments nations can make in the health of their youngest members and the future health of their economies and societies.
TESTIMONY – I breastfed my baby exclusively for the first six months and I’m very happy about it. I wasn’t always supported in this process. I had to rely on myself to succeed.
FACTS FOR LIFE – Find out everything there is to know about the importance of breasfeeding. After all, it IS Breastfeeding Week here in DRC!
PHOTO REPORT – Chronic malnutrition in South Kivu remains a major problem for the public health. A unique photo report from guest photographer Fredrik Lerneryd.
NEWS – This year, the African Child Day in the DRC is an opportunity to focus on the ignored problem of chronic malnutrition. 1 in 2 children would be affected by it in the country. All you need to know about the ACD 2017 in the DRC and chronic malnutrition.