On World Blood Donation Day, we want to draw attention to this simple gesture that can make a difference and save lives through the words of Steven Ngoma, Cuamm doctor in supervision in Bo district.
A series of live-streamed talks with international experts to survey and discuss the changes brought by the pandemic on a global level.
The story of Agnes and Patrick is one of the many in Sierra Leone, where couples and women have to deal with a health system that is still too fragile, where there is a shortage of medical equipment, drugs and above all of qualified and motivated health personnel.
Today, on World Nurses Day, it is more important than ever to recognize the essential role that this professional figure plays in patient care and assistance in Italy as well as in Africa.
In Uganda, in the northern regions of Acholi and West Nile, the situation as regards visual health is worrying. Doctors with Africa Cuamm with CBM Italia (Christian Blind Mission) intervenes in these regions to contribute to the reduction of avoidable blindness.
On World Midwife Day we share the testimony of Elena and Chiara, two young midwives who chose to practice their profession in Africa.
The logistician is a little-known figure in the field of international cooperation. Its task is to make the interventions well organized and working. With infinite differences, depending on the different contexts.
Behind the maternal and child health intervention that CUAMM carries out in the field, there are thousands of stories of women facing obstetric complications and risking their lives due to the limits of the local health systems in offering first aid in emergencies.
The figure of the biologist or the lab technician and of those who deal with diagnostics is increasingly important as a component of Cuamm projects. Diagnostics is done at various levels, even in systems with limited resources, and it becomes increasingly complex as the urban area proceeds to the most peripheral and remote areas.