Visit Burkina Faso in West Africa with VII photojournalist Jessica Dimmock

Médecins Sans Frontières and VII Photo Agency create a new visual identity for global malnutrition

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In October 2009 photojournalist Jessica Dimmock travelled to Burkina Faso, a tiny country in West Africa, for the documentary project Starved for Attention - a collaboration between the photographers of the renowned photojournalist agency VII and one of the leading humanitarian organisations, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

'MSF operates a clinic in Burkina Faso called CRENI and the kids that are there are extremely ill,' Dimmock explains. 'But the overwhelming majority of kids with malnutrition are treated as outpatients in 20 village-level treatment centres where they come for check-ups and to replenish their supply of ready to use therapeutic food.'

Starved for Attention will tour the north east of the States in the weeks before World Food Day (16 October) and will be accompanied by a mobile therapeutic feeding centre to illustrate how malnutrition is treated in the field.

 

Follow the link to JessicaDimmockPhotography.com to see more of Jessica Dimmock's photographs.


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