Burkina Faso: Urgent action needed to holistically address child malnutrition in West and Central Africa

11 April 2022
Countries: Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Gambia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
Sources: UN Children’s Fund, Nutrition Cluster

An estimated 6.3 million children aged 6-59 months will suffer from wasting in six Sahel countries in 2022, putting the lives of at least 900,000 children at risk.