Improving accessibility and innovating care services for newborn and children in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. This was the aim of the Newborn Survival Project which is coming to an end after three years of activities.
The Central African Republic is one of the countries with the highest neonatal mortality rate in the world. Doctors with Africa CUAMM works alongside local human resources at the University Children's Hospital in Bangui, investing in continuous training to improve knowledge and skills in the neonatal and paediatric fields.
"Science, community engagement and youth for an integrated HIV response in Mozambique": the International Seminar streamed on September 21st-22nd from Mozambique.
Cunene, in Angola, is one of the provinces most affected by the extreme drought that has worsened in recent years. An important training for health workers and supervisors on nutrition, particularly community-based management of acute malnutrition (CMAM), was completed in Ombadjia.
Filomena Ndudo puts the full passion and determination of a 26-year-old woman into her work. She comes from the Pemba area, in the province of Cabo Delgado and is part of the CUAMM project which, with the support of UNHCR, tries to combat gender-based violence and support displaced people in Cabo Delgado, in the north of Mozambique.
Vittoria Montecchiani tells us about her experience in the Central African Republic as a JPO during Covid-19 as the only one vaccinated. In CAR, as in the other countries where we intervene, we continue our efforts to support local health systems in making vaccinations a reality.
Once again this year, Doctors with Africa CUAMM takes part in the World Breastfeeding Week, an initiative launched by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organisations (including Unicef, WHO, FAO) that protect, support and promote breastfeeding as a universal right, in line with the Sustainable Development Goals.
Missione 2000 is an association that, along with Colazione con il sorriso, was supported by Doctors with Africa Cuamm through the IRC19 project, “Italian Response to Covid19: Improving governance and community preparedness for a resilient society (IRC19)”, funded by USAID (US Agency for International Development). 27.240 meals have been distributed in La Spezia thanks to this contribution between 2020 and 2021.
«I have never questioned myself why. I just do it. There were times in my life when it really helped me. Getting to know other people’s problems, you think less about yours. I feel useful and this makes me feel good». Rosalba Martone is from Sant’Antonio Abate but she has lived in La Spezia for 21 years and over the past 20 years she has been volunteering every Saturday afternoon with Missione 2000, an association dedicated to food distribution to homeless people.
Eighty coloured spots, yellow, blue, green, red, spread throughout the map of Italy from north to south. As a “Risiko of good deeds done” in a year. This is the map depicting IRC19 project “Italian Response to COVID-19” by Doctors with Africa Cuamm, funded by USAID.