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.
PHOTO REPORT – Over 3000 people are already infected with cholera in Goma and its surrounds. The provincial government, with the support of UNICEF and other partners, is trying to break the cycle of this disease.
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 ?
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!
PRESS RELEASE – More than 1 million people have been forced from their homes by waves of violent conflict in the Greater Kasai region – making the region one of the largest displacement crises in the world for children.
BLOG – At first sight, it is on peaceful roads that we drive towards Miabi, located at 35 kilometers of Mbuji Mayi, the capital of the province of Eastern Kasai.Once arrived in Miabi, this impression of peace quickly proves misleading.
PHOTO REPORT – About 20 people, mostly children, lay under the tent, everyone in their own bed and apparently exhausted. At their bedside, men and women in white blouses wearing personal protective equipment are busy taking care of the patients. There is an emergency. It is a cholera outbreak.
EMERGENCIES – The Minister of Health declared the end of the Ebola epidemic in DRC. Find all the latest information.
NEWS – Health, nutrition, water, education, emergencies, … Everything you need to know about the children and UNICEF DRC in 2016.