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    • « It's a girl! »

      Fifteen-year-old Marie* was eight and a half months pregnant when she went into early labor after drinking traditional medicine. The closest health facility was 17 kilometers away from the village where she lived in the Central African Republic (CAR). Usually the only options are to walk, or wait, a...

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    • 1,000 Days: Rethinking maternal-child care

      DAKAR, July 18, 2017 - Thirty-four-year-old Zayatou Malam Hassan says she “suffered enormously” through seven difficult pregnancies, including a stillbirth at home, before being enrolled - during her eighth pregnancy - in ALIMA’s 1,000 Days program, which rethinks maternal-child care by offering a f...

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    • The Ebola outbreak defeated in DRC

      Kinshasa/Dakar, July 1st, 2017. The Ministry of Health has declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after 42 days without any newly reported cases. ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) medical teams since left the Muma health area in Likati di...

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    • Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger

      In northeastern Niger's Tchintabaraden region, access to health care can be difficult for nomadic populations that live in the desert....

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    « It's a girl! »

    Fifteen-year-old Marie* was eight and a half months pregnant when she went into early labor after drinking traditional medicine. The closest health facility was 17 kilometers away from the village where she lived in the Central African Republic (CAR). Usually the only options are to walk, or wait, a...

    http://alima-ngo.org/en/-it-s-a-girl--



    1,000 Days: Rethinking maternal-child care

    DAKAR, July 18, 2017 - Thirty-four-year-old Zayatou Malam Hassan says she “suffered enormously” through seven difficult pregnancies, including a stillbirth at home, before being enrolled - during her eighth pregnancy - in ALIMA’s 1,000 Days program, which rethinks maternal-child care by offering a f...

    http://alima-ngo.org/en/1000-days



    The Ebola outbreak defeated in DRC

    Kinshasa/Dakar, July 1st, 2017. The Ministry of Health has declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) after 42 days without any newly reported cases. ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) medical teams since left the Muma health area in Likati di...

    http://alima-ngo.org/en/the-ebola-epidemic-defeated-in-the-drc



    Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger

    In northeastern Niger's Tchintabaraden region, access to health care can be difficult for nomadic populations that live in the desert....

    http://alima-ngo.org/en/caring-for-nomads-mobile-health-clinics-in-niger



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