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.
Théophile Bansimba, UNICEF Nutrition Specialist, answers our questions about the importance of breastfeeding and the current situation in DRC
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.
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.
FACTS FOR LIFE – Find out everything there is to know about the importance of breasfeeding. After all, it IS Breastfeeding Week here in DRC!
NEWS – Health, nutrition, water, education, emergencies, … Everything you need to know about the children and UNICEF DRC in 2016.
NEWS – The call for creations was made on the 70th birthday of UNICEF to show the skills and commitment of DRC artists to every child of the nation. Discover the winners through pictures!
PRESS RELEASE – Early Moments Matter for children’s brain development. UNICEF launched #EarlyMomentsMatter, a new campaign to drive increased awareness about the importance of the first 1000 days of a child’s life and the impact of early experiences on the developing brain.