Photography: Save the Children: GAVI Alliance: 14_IMG_7873Aweb

Loma Losam, 3-years-old, waits to be vaccinated with his older sister Regina Losam during the SCiSS Paringa Child Health Day in Kapoeta North. On 17, 18, and 20 May, Save the Children hosted 3 Child Health Days in Najie, Lomeyien and Paringa payams, attracting over 3,000 mothers and children in total, with a special focus on children under 5 and pregnant mothers. Attendants lined up by the hundreds to receive immunizations for BCG, Measles, DPT3 and Polio, as well as Vitamin A and Mabendazole for children aged 6-59 months, and Tetanus for pregnant mothers. Save the Children outreach officers also provided antenatal care check-ups for pregnant mothers, outpatient nutritional services for malnourished children, and long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets for children under 5 and pregnant mothers.

Loma Losam, 3-years-old, waits to be vaccinated with his older sister Regina Losam during the SCiSS Paringa Child Health Day in Kapoeta North. On 17, 18, and 20 May, Save the Children hosted 3 Child Health Days in Najie, Lomeyien and Paringa payams, attracting over 3,000 mothers and children in total, with a special focus on children under 5 and pregnant mothers. Attendants lined up by the hundreds to receive immunizations for BCG, Measles, DPT3 and Polio, as well as Vitamin A and Mabendazole for children aged 6-59 months, and Tetanus for pregnant mothers. Save the Children outreach officers also provided antenatal care check-ups for pregnant mothers, outpatient nutritional services for malnourished children, and long-lasting insecticide treated mosquito nets for children under 5 and pregnant mothers.