Malnutrition

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In the Sahel, the annual "hunger gap" period has only just begun, but in some regions of Chad the malnutrition situation is already worse than usual. In a few weeks' time, the rains will have rendered a lot of the country inaccessible and it will be impossible to reach children in need of treatment...
The annual peak of malnutrition in the Sahel region has begun, exacerbated in parts of the region by higher market prices, epidemics and political instability. One million severely malnourished children* are expected to receive treatment– by far the largest number in the history of humanitarian aid...
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is widening its health and nutrition programs in Chad to respond to the growing malnutrition crisis in the country. The aid organisation is currently treating malnourished children at five projects in the country, and has dispatched emergency teams to conduct...
As a food crisis in Chad continues to grow, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is expanding the number of emergency malnutrition treatment programs in the country to help curb soaring levels of severe acute malnutrition. Even in a normal year, Chad has one of the highest rates of chronic malnutrition...
Food and water are scarce in Chad’s eastern city of Biltine, and some families are down to their last two weeks’ worth of food, says MSF’s Dr. Kodjo EDOH. As a result, malnutrition rates amongst children are soaring. Elsewhere in the country, measles and a deadly epidemic of meningitis have broken...
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Immediate response needed to save lives and prevent deeper health crisis, says MSF Severe acute malnutrition in parts of Chad’s Sahel belt has reached emergency levels and requires immediate life-saving intervention, according to the humanitarian agency Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). In addition,...
MSF provides medical and nutritional assistance for refugees and local people More than 28,000 Malian refugees have been forced to seek refuge in the border region of Mauritania following the conflict between the Malian army and Tuareg rebels that broke out in northern Mali last month. Some...
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