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Central African Republic: taking action against malaria

12-04-2012 Film Ref. V-F-CR-F-01124-W

Malaria is the number one cause of death in the Central African Republic. The ICRC has been carrying out a pilot project to tackle this scourge since September 2011 in Obo, in the south-east of the country. The idea is simple: diagnose the disease at the first sign of symptoms, administer anti-malarial drugs and provide medical care throughout the treatment, without it costing the patient anything.


  • Copyright: ICRC
  • Release year: 2012
  • Production locations: Central African Republic
  • Running time: 4'09 min
  • Reference: V-F-CR-F-01124-W