Doctors with Africa CUAMM makes an evaluation of an intervention in Addis Ababa urban context: lessons learned and achievements of a project aiming at ensuring continuity of healthcare services, along with facing Covid-19 impact.
In the north of Ethiopia, the situation is dire. Thanks to the support of CEI, Doctors with Africa CUAMM, is launching an intervention to support several health centers that have been severely damaged in the conflict. The people, most of whom have been displaced, need everything: food, clean water, and medicine. The threat of Covid 19 is making the situation worse, spreading rapidly in Africa too.
New IT system delivered by Doctors with Africa CUAMM to San Patrignano community. Funded by the U.S. Government through the “Italian Response to Covid-19” project, the new equipment has been helping to keep running the services of the community even during the pandemic, including consultations with external doctors and therapists and meeting with families, for the health and wellbeing of the hosts.
Pope Francis reminds us that health is a primary common good and praises the dedication and the generosity of health workers and volunteers. Father Dante Carraro from Doctors with Africa Cuamm, “We must take care of the whole Planet, or we won’t find peace”.