Malnutrition in Burkina Faso: “Saving a child fills me with joy!”

Today, Aminata welcomes Abibou, a 23-year-old mother, with her 6-month-old baby in her arms. Abdoul Razak is the youngest of his two children. He weighs only 4.5 kilos and his condition is seriously worrying. In Burkina Faso, increasing violence and drought have led to forced population displacementspp. Skyrocketing food prices due to the crisis in … Read more

Haiti: thousands of children suffering from acute malnutrition

Port-au-Prince, August 5, 2022 – That increase in gang violence has deprived some urban areas of Haiti of access to health services. In Cité Soleil – a town in Port-au-Prince ravaged by violence – 1 child out of 20 are at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition, UNICEF warned today. According to the latest … Read more

The world is witnessing a catastrophic explosion in the number of severe malnutrition among children

New York / Paris, May 17, 2022 – The number of children suffering from serious waste was already rising before the war in Ukraine threatened to throw the world into an even deeper food crisis – and the situation is getting worse, warns UNICEF in a new SOS Children’s report. Published today, information note Severe … Read more