PHOTO – In Bamande, a health area located in the Komanda health zone, south-east of the Ituri province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Yvonne Nengo, 30 years, never goes unnoticed.
Fighting malnutrition in Ituri
With a screening booklet and reference chips in hand, the young mother goes round the village, three times a week, to test for acute malnutrition in children less than 5 years, to monitor their treatment and to sensitize the community on this public health problem.
To learn more, discover our photo-report on Medium :
More info about malnutrition in Ituri and in DRC
- Chronic malnutrition in South Kivu : a unique photo report
- African child day in DRC: priority to chronic malnutrition
- Fighting malnutrition: a priority in South-Kivu
- Nearly 400 000 children at risk of severe acute malnutrition in the Greater Kasai due to violence – UNICEF
Translated from French by Adjah Benedict
Typhaine Daems est consultante en communication à l’UNICEF RDC. Elle est en charge de la gestion des réseaux sociaux et du blog.
Typhaine Daems is a Communication Consultant at UNICEF in DRC. She manages the UNICEF DRC's social networks and blog.
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