The day of the African child 2009 in the DR Congo

Yesterday, the 16 of June 2009, was the day of the African child. A video report from Unicef stress the importance of health care of the indigenous communities which do not receive any health interventation. The action by volunteers and, among them, by Doctors for Africa is part of a government programme aimed to overcome the marginalisation of indigenous communities

The Day of the African Child has been marked on 16 June every year since 1991, when it was first initiated by the Organisation of African Unity. This years theme is ‘Africa Fit for Children: A Call for Accelerated Action Towards Child Survival’.

UNICEF: Day of the African Child 2009

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