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The Paediatric Days have been held twice so far (2016 in Stockholm and in Dakar in 2017). A third edition is planned for April 2019, again in Stockholm. The event is an international MSF event for MSF Headquarter and field staff of all OCs, academic researchers and partners; all sharing an interest in improving humanitarian paediatrics. It is organized jointly by MSF Sweden and OCBA in cooperation with the MSF International Paediatric Working Group.

This publication was produced at the request of the Organizational Committee of the Paediatric Days, under the management of the Stockholm Evaluation Unit. It was prepared independently by Nicole Henze.

MSF has been working in Magaria, Niger, since 2005. Every year, peaks of malaria and malnutrition have a devastating effect on the local population, particularly children aged under five, with mortality rates often rising above emergency thresholds.

This report presents lessons learnt from a retrospective examination of the past 13 years in the project.

This publication was produced at the request of MSF-OCG under the management of the Vienna Evaluation Unit. It was independently prepared by Annie Desilets and Laetitia Christiaens.