An estimated 219 million malaria cases were reported globally in 2017.
Al-Shabaab has lost large swathes of territory to the Somali army this year, bolstered by US and African Union peacekeeping troops, AMISOM.
Islamist militants, once confined to the north, have slowly expanded their presence in the region since 2015, inflaming tensions.
Formula manufacturers have used aggressive and sometimes illegal tactics to encourage the use of formula in poor countries, where it can sometimes be dangerous when combined with unsafe water.
300,000 people died in a 1993-2005 civil war and recent years have been marked by political unrest and violent oppression