Central African Republic: taking action against malaria

Summary

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.

Details

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