Madagascar doctor: "Children can't access the help they need"

Help

A political crisis in Madagascar is devastating the economy, with children pulled out of school, hospitals struggling and factories closing.

Over half of Madagascar's children are malnourished.

Dr Ranivomiarana Hanta Lalao at the the Befelatanana Hospital in the capital Antananarivo explains how parents could not afford to pay for medicines, and the unit had no milk supplies left.

You can hear more on this story on BBC Radio 4's Crossing Continents programme. Download the podcast or listen on the BBC iPlayer. Follow Crossing Continents on Twitter.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.