Yvonne, a community volunteer against malnutrition in Ituri

Fight against malnutrition in DRC

Yvonne, community volunteer (UNICEF DRC Kassa)

PHOTOIn 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 :

Malnutrition Ituri

More info about malnutrition in Ituri and in DRC

Translated from French by Adjah Benedict

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Typhaine Daems

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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