The testimony of Alessandra Gossetto and Matteo Arata Jpo in Gynecology and Obstetrics at PCMH, the reference hospital for maternal and child health in Sierra Leone.
In Africa, tuberculosis is still a disease that causes many victims, 1,4 million only in 2019 (WHO). But not all stories have an inevitable ending.
This past Christmas was a suspended Christmas. Due to the limitations on travel in Italy and between the various countries, many found themselves spending this day away from loved ones and very often stuck in the city where they live and work. But what is it like to spend Christmas in Africa at this time [...]
On December 31st at 11 pm in Chiulo, Angola, Giorgio Pellis's phone rings: there is an obstetric emergency and Alice, the Angolan doctor who works in the hospital, asks for support in managing the birth beacuse the child struggles to be born.
The commitment of Doctors with Africa Cuamm thanks to the U.S. Government. Today Pierluigi Peracchini, mayor of La Spezia, and the bishop of the city mgr. Luigi Ernesto Palletti visited the spaces of “Gruppo di Volontariato Vincenziano San Giovanni Bosco”, where Doctors with Africa CUAMM renewed the showers and people in need can find support during the Covid-19 epidemic. Since July 2020, 370 homeless people have had access to hygiene services and more than 24,800 meals and 2,600 food kits were distributed.
Doctors with Africa Cuamm is committed to increase the availability and to improve the quality of services of diagnosis and tratement for uterine and breast cancer in three regions of the country.
On World AIDS Day Doctors with Africa CUAMM is making an appeal not to overlook the indirect effects of Covid-19 and remember the millions of people whose lives, in Africa as in the rest of the world, are still at risk from another virus and another epidemic that continues to kill without making news.
“The first 1,000 days” project deals with future mothers and their children, from pregnancy to the first 2 years of life, in the rural districts of Balama and Montepuez, in the Province of Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. and children in Cabo Delgado.
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.