Tiny Doa’a was suffering from severe acute malnutrition when she arrived at a UNICEF-funded nutrition center in Yemen with her mother, Zahra.
Zahra, 32, was also in a critical condition - severely malnourished and therefore unable to breastfeed.
The centre not only provides medical services for malnourished children and their mothers, but it also provides information about nutrition and how to prepare meals to avoid malnutrition or relapse.
About 50 to 60 cases of people suffering from severe malnutrition are admitted to the center each month.
“When Doa'a arrived at the center,
she received treatment and baby
formula until she began to improve.”