Kazuma Momoi
A baby having been screened with MUAC in an ambulatory site (Sarma), Yako District, May 2009. In September 2007 MSF launched a program for children suffering from acute malnutrition in the provinces of Passoré and Loroum in northern Burkina Faso.<br/>
In 2008, 16 500 children were treated with a cure rate of 88%. To counter the impact of malaria on the mortality of young children during the annual seasonal peak of the disease, MSF has set up a specific response from mid-September to late December 2008, treating 10800 children with the disease.