On the move: mobile clinic helps malnourished children

Health worker Chimwemwe Kamvetse checks Alick for malnutrition at Kathebwe evacuation camp
© UNICEF Malawi/2019/Andrew Brown

The sound of a bell rings out to announce that the school day has just finished at Kathebwe Primary School. It’s a hot, sunny day. Children run outside and start to disperse. Some go home to nearby villages, while others start kicking a ball around on the school field. A third group joins their mothers and younger siblings, who are sitting with a hundred or more flood victims in the shade of a large tree. Since the heavy rains and floods of early March, this school has doubled as an evacuation centre. Continue reading “On the move: mobile clinic helps malnourished children”