Terrible accident, CUAMM's doctor survived. The organization mourns for the victims of the crash and would like to express sympathy to their families.
It was with great shock that Doctors with Africa CUAMM received the news of the demise of our own staff Brenda Achiro on Saturday morning of 26th May 2018. Brenda died on spot in a fatal accident which claimed 22 lives and left 15 others with serious injuries.
The districts of Arua, Koboko, Yumbe, Moyo, Adjumani and Kiryandongo, in Uganda, can now count on 207 new bicycles, to guarantee the Health Unit Management Committees (HUMC) Chairpersons regular supervision of Health Units around the districts.
Doctors with Africa Cuamm at the celebrations for the World TB Day 2018 in Uganda
A Rotary Club project that provided delivery room equipment to the Chiulo Hospital and training to local health workers wrapped up at the end of last month. Here’s a first-hand account by Giovanni Del Frate of his August 2016 visit to the hospital with other members of Rotary Club Udine Patriarcato.
Founded in 1950, Doctors with Africa CUAMM has been the first non-government organization focused on healthcare recognized by the Italian government.
This decade saw the beginnings of country programs and bilateral agreements between the Italian government and countries such as Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique.
Doctors with Africa CUAMM had grown over time. There was now a need to find ways to become self-financing, and to let more people know about the organization and its objective: making free health care available and accessible to the world’s poorest.
The 1960s was a pivotal period in twentieth-century history, one that influenced people everywhere, including CUAMM’s doctors and the way they envisioned their work.
Doctors with Africa CUAMM’s journey continues, in our quest to make free healthcare available and accessible to the communities we serve abroad.