Awareness-raising and prevention at community level is fundamental to combat cervical cancer, the second most common cancer among women in Africa.
Inaugurated in Brescia the new reorganisation of the triage in the paediatric emergency department. One of the twenty interventions carried out by Doctors with Africa Cuamm, thanks to the support of UsAID.
The Central African Republic is one of the countries with the highest neonatal mortality rate in the world. Doctors with Africa CUAMM works alongside local human resources at the University Children's Hospital in Bangui, investing in continuous training to improve knowledge and skills in the neonatal and paediatric fields.
"Science, community engagement and youth for an integrated HIV response in Mozambique": the International Seminar streamed on September 21st-22nd from Mozambique.
Cunene, in Angola, is one of the provinces most affected by the extreme drought that has worsened in recent years. An important training for health workers and supervisors on nutrition, particularly community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), was completed in Ombadjia.
Filomena Ndudo puts the full passion and determination of a 26-year-old woman into her work. She comes from the Pemba area, in the province of Cabo Delgado and is part of the CUAMM project which, with the support of UNHCR, tries to combat gender-based violence and support displaced people in Cabo Delgado, in the north of Mozambique.
Missione 2000 is an association that, along with Colazione con il sorriso, was supported by Doctors with Africa Cuamm through the IRC19 project, “Italian Response to Covid19: Improving governance and community preparedness for a resilient society (IRC19)”, funded by USAID (US Agency for International Development). 27.240 meals have been distributed in La Spezia thanks to this contribution between 2020 and 2021.
«I have never questioned myself why. I just do it. There were times in my life when it really helped me. Getting to know other people’s problems, you think less about yours. I feel useful and this makes me feel good». Rosalba Martone is from Sant’Antonio Abate but she has lived in La Spezia for 21 years and over the past 20 years she has been volunteering every Saturday afternoon with Missione 2000, an association dedicated to food distribution to homeless people.
Eighty coloured spots, yellow, blue, green, red, spread throughout the map of Italy from north to south. As a “Risiko of good deeds done” in a year. This is the map depicting IRC19 project “Italian Response to COVID-19” by Doctors with Africa Cuamm, funded by USAID.
Paul Hosman, a teacher in Lokopo primary school, carries out community outreach activities particularly for children.