Despite growing insecurity in the country, we're continuing to treat children under five for severe malnutrition.
High levels of poverty have existed in this West African nation for decades. More recently, clashes between police and political protesters is creating further instability.
In Cote D’Ivoire, the poverty rate is high. Nutrition remains a major public health issue in the country with 21.6% of the population experiencing life-threatening hunger. Limited access to basic social services and low employment has hindered the country’s development.