Malnutrition in Biltine (Chad)
CHAD 2012 © Florian Lems
Biltine 11 Sept. 2012: At MSF's Ambulant Therapeutic Feeding Center (ATFC) in Mitimiti Two Year Old Said looks at his mother Rada during the consultation with MSF nurse Abdullah Soulouk Ang. Since April MSF runs a feeding programme in 11 health centers in Biltine district. In the beginning of September, around 900 children were receiving weekly rations of Ready to Use Therapeutic Food, with approximately 100 new admissions per week. In Biltine in Eastern Chad a MSF survey identified a high rate of malnutrition, prompting the organization to start a feeding programme for children under five years.