|A child tested for malnutrition at the community test on malnutrition in Yeguil, Kanem region, Chad. One of the key elements to tackle malnutrition is the community level screening of under five children.|
Stories from the field
The stories from Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger of the series "Malnutrition in the Sahel" demonstrate that we know what needs to be done in the fight against child malnutrition in the Sahel, we know how to do it, and we know that it works.
The challenge now is to deliver these interventions on a national scale so that no child in the Sahel is denied the right to nutrition and life.
The time for complacency is over.
This is the time to act.
Rising food prices in Mali escalates undernutrition amongst children
Mali: promoting exclusive breastfeeding in "baby-friendly" maternities
Mauritania: promoting complementary feeding for young children
Burkina Faso: educate girls to prevent malnutrition
Tackling malnutrition in the Sahel