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26 January 2018


A mother and her three-year-old child, who is malnourished, sleep inside a Protestant church in Agats, a remote region of Papua, Indonesia, where severe malnutrition has led to an outbreak of measles, tuberculosis, and malaria. The Indonesian government dispatched a task-force of military and medical personnel to the region last week, to provide relief. It was reported on Tuesday that that 46 people had died from malnutrition-related diseases, and thousands treated, in the past few days

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