Today is the fifth anniversary of the death of our beloved Don Luigi Mazzucato, historical director of Doctors with Africa CUAMM. His memory always remains deeply alive in those who have had the gift of knowing him, in Italy and in Africa.
In the last months, displaced people fleeing the water have doubled in Awerial County, reaching a peak of 70,000 people. Requests for care are increasing, but people are not deterred by the floods. And where the off-road vehicles do not arrive, it is possible to wade, carrying the drugs on the head.
Covid-19 has caused an alarming increase in violence against women worldwide, especially in the most fragile contexts where Doctors with Africa CUAMM operates.
Donated by Doctors with Africa Cuamm and funded by the U.S. Government, they will help to keep Covid-free the nursing homes and to guarantee family visits, for the mental health of elderly people. Paying attention to the most vulnerable, in Italy as in Africa.
Birth ensures the grace of sight to most of us, but not everyone enjoys this privilege. The project "ForeSeeing Inclusion" is dedicated to the healthcare of sight in the north of Uganda.
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.
Doctors with Africa Cuamm is one of the top three entities nominated for the “Heroes in Health Awards 2020” by Uganda Ministry of Health.
In South Sudan, in Awerial county, mobile clinics have started, which will go to medical examinations and treat people who have fled the floods.