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23 April 2021

A timely referral that opens the door to the future

2021-04-23T17:02:52+02:0023 April 2021|

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.

19 April 2021

Laboratory analysis: a delicate part of care

2021-04-19T14:27:19+02:0019 April 2021|

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.

13 April 2021

Medicine and the senses

2021-04-14T09:28:16+02:0013 April 2021|

The testimony of Stefania, JPO of gynaecology and obstetrics at the University of Milan Bicocca, who returned to Italy in early March after 6 months of service in Tosamaganga, in Tanzania.

8 April 2021

Vaccinate to cure

2021-04-08T16:04:43+02:008 April 2021|

The anti-covid vaccination campaign has begun at the Saint Luke Hospital of Wolisso in Ethiopia where there has been a big increase of positive cases in the last month, some of them with very serious conditions.

23 March 2021

A SPECIAL MEETING FOR 70 YEARS OF LIFE

2021-03-23T12:21:29+01:0023 March 2021|

On the 70th anniversary of Doctors with Africa CUAMM, Pope Francis welcomed the director Don Dante Carraro in a private audience due to the anti-covid restrictions.

22 March 2021

A RESOURCE OF INESTIMABLE VALUE

2021-03-22T16:33:09+01:0022 March 2021|

Never before this year of pandemic, have we realized the importance of water for the health system. We want to remember it today, on the World Water Day. Water supply becomes crucial in Africa where its scarcity is a daily challenge in addition to many other difficulties, as the threat of Covid-19.  

22 March 2021

A NEED FOR CONCRETE ACTION AND COMPASSION

2021-03-22T10:18:33+01:0022 March 2021|

The numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19, intensive care unit admissions and deaths from the virus continue to rise. But there is light at the end of the tunnel, and its name is vaccines. Availability is limited: we don’t have enough doses in Italy, and the situation is far worse in Africa.

19 March 2021

A THOUSAND WAYS TO SAY DAD.

2021-03-19T13:58:54+01:0019 March 2021|

Fathers are often marginal figures in Africa, as parental responsibilities are mainly a duty of women. Anyhow, their active role in the family is essential for the health of children.

18 March 2021

A VACCINE FOR “US” ALL

2021-03-22T10:56:58+01:0018 March 2021|

Global emergencies demand global responses, and Africa cannot be left out. A vaccination program is clearly imperative there as well: not only is it the right thing to do, it will also help ensure everyone’s wellbeing, as it is the only way to put an end to the spread of this virus and its variants.