The Democratic Republic of Congo is still a nation in crisis, reeling from years of brutal conflict and neglect, and struggling with widespread poverty, food insecurity, uneven economic development, and regional instability. As a result, the country experiences routine outbreaks of acute malnutrition that threaten thousands of lives.
Luckily, the Congolese Ministry of Health takes these problems seriously. Responsible for fielding teams of trained health workers, the Ministry of Health works in partnership with Action Against Hunger to devise and carry out strategies for grappling with nutrition crises that plague the country. And thanks to the Ministry’s dedication and professionalism, Action Against Hunger has an extraordinary opportunity to help build local capacity for the long-run.