Vision & Mission

“Freedom has always been our guiding principle, because only in a climate of freedom can lasting convictions be formed, and young people helped to achieve their ideals”. Francesco Canova, founder of Doctors with Africa CUAMM

VISION
A world were health is accessible and guaranteed to all human beings, especially the neediest and the suffering.

MISSION
Our mission is to advocate the universal right to health and promote the values of international solidarity, justice and peace. We work to protect and improve the wellbeing and health of vulnerable communities in Africa with a long-term development perspective.

Objectives

  1. To improve the health status of communities in Africa, in the firm conviction that health is not a consumer good, but a universal human right, and that therefore access to health services cannot be a privilege
  2. To promote a positive attitude and solidarity towards Africa — the duty of fostering interest and hope for the future of Africa, and commitment among institutions and public opinion

To achieve these objectives, in line with our strategic priorities, Doctors with Africa CUAMM:

  • Designs and implements long-term health care cooperation projects to create or strengthen health systems that:
    – are centered on people, families and communities
    – value local personnel
    – give substance to primary health care
    – aim to improve their performance
    – support programs integration
    – strengthen collaboration between nfp and governmental sectors
    – invest in innovation, evaluation and operational research
  • Focuses its action on reproductive, maternal, new-born, child and adolescent health; nutrition; infectious diseases; NCDs; and Universal Health Coverage (UHC)
  • Trains and re-trains health care providers in Italy and Africa
  • Conducts and disseminates scientific research in the fields of just global development and health, particularly with regard to African countries
  • Carries out awareness- raising and educational activities on global health for the general public, national and international institutions
  • Promotes socially responsible philanthropy and investment by individuals and institutions
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