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Niger is one of the poorest countries in the world.

Two-thirds of the population live below the poverty line, surviving on less than 1 dollar per day and hunger is a daily issue for many families. Malnutrition is widespread and lot of country ‘s children are stunted.

Medical facilities are limited in Niger, so many people turn to local healers when they fall ill. These healers use traditional herbal medicines and rituals or they may follow Koranic / Islamic methods.

Due to poor sanitation, water-borne diseases such as diarrhea and cholera are common, particularly during the rainy season.

But as in many African countries, malaria presents the highest risk to health. Malaria is the biggest killer of the young peoples