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South Sudan: Saving Children From Severe Acute Malnutrition in South Sudan's Greater Lakes Region

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Aluak Bol arrived at the health facility anxious about the health of her 18-month-old daughter, Apen Magot Mabeny. She had a fever, excessive mouth salivation and poor appetite. She cried horribly when urinating, which was reddened.

"We don't have enough food to feed our children, especially during the dry season. Because of this condition, she is 18 months old but she doesn't talk and walk compared to children her age," Aluak tells the certified midwife on duty. She has five other children at home in the village of Cuei-cok in Rumbek Center, the former Lakes State.

"My daughter has not been well," she continues. "She has frequent attacks of diarrhoea and a respiratory tract infection. This

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