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.
A health and nutrition crisis in Kasaï threatens children. With the support of UNICEF, Dr. Moïse is fighting to help children survive.
Nearly 400 000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition in the Greater Kasai due to violence – UNICEF24 May 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The crisis has disrupted life-saving interventions, putting children at risks of severe acute malnutrition in the Greater Kasai, DRC.
PRESS RELEASE – Global mapping of infant and young child feeding practices with a focus on the situation in the DRC.
Théophile Bansimba, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, answers our questions about the importance of breastfeeding and the current situation in DRC