On the occasion of the World Prematurity Day, Doctors with Africa CUAMM renews its commitment to maternal and child health that it promotes through the projects in the eight African countries in which it intervenes.
In Turmi, in South Omo (Ethiopia), thanks to a "simple" solar-powered refrigerator, now we can ensure the availability and adequate storage of the blood necessary for transfusions and provide better and safer healthcare.
The situation in Africa is worsening as prevention and treatment are falling short due to the pandemic. Doctors with Africa CUAMM is working with local authorities to develop solutions suiting the context.
Thanks to the partnership with the agencies UNHRD and ECHO, an international humanitarian flight left this morning from Italy to South Sudan where CUAMM is managing the country’s response to COVID-19.
In Gambella, Ethiopia, 2 out of 5 inhabitants are refugees. With Covid-19 threatening an already fragile health system, Doctors with Africa CUAMM is taking an innovative approach to meet the needs of both refugees and hosts.
Sabina, a young woman from Uganda, could take care of her children properly thanks to the support of Doctors with Africa Cuamm and the members of her community. Raising awareness and cooperation can really make the difference.
In Gambela Region, in Ethiopia, community health workers and Doctors with Africa Cuamm play a fundamental role in bringing communities closer to healthcare services.
There are 56 intensive care beds throughout Uganda, while Coronavirus-positive patients are 48, so far. Not everyone needs intensive cares, but the possible spread of the disease it is too high a risk for public health, that has to deal with a very fragile health system.
A special event to celebrate the work done in partnership with the World Diabetes Foundation to fight diabetes and hypertension in Mozambique.
"Mtoto Kwanza, Udumavu Tokomeza - Child First. Let us reduce stunting!" is the slogan for the Accelerating Stunting Reduction Programme whose Consortia Partners' meeting took place from the 29th to 31st of January in Iringa, Tanzania.