Health clinic for children in the PK 5 neighborhood of Bangui
Central African Republic

Gallery: A Saturday morning with fever and worry

Malaria is relatively easy and inexpensive to treat, but in the Central African Republic, the extremely weak health care system cannot cope with the massive health needs. Malaria season is not over yet and without treatment children, who are malaria’s first victims, could die. In the capital Bangui, hundreds of mothers bring their ill children to MSF’s clinic in the PK5 neighborhood each week. One Saturday morning, a worried mother arrives at the clinic with her 6-year old daughter Penina, who has a very high fever. . .