Millicent Koroma, 18 months old, was examined in her village of Nyandehun by the Mercy Hospital Outreach team. Weighing just 16 pounds, Millicent is enrolled in Mercy’s nutrition program, and has received 6 packages of Bennimix over the past six months.
When the staff examined her, they discovered that she had a high fever, cough and appeared to be in serious respiratory distress. She and her mother were referred to Mercy Hospital for prompt medical intervention. As soon as she recovered, she and her mother were able to return home.