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    • AIRE Project: Improving the Identification of Respiratory Distress in Children

      AIRE Project: Improving the Identification of Respiratory Distress in Children

      Launched in July 2019, a new initiative funded by Unitaid aims to improve access to diagnostic tools for seriously ill children. In order to improve primary health care and reduce child mortality, Unitaid supports the AIRE project - Improving the Identification of Respiratory Distress in Children le...

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    • Meet ALIMA’s Executive Director: Augustin Augier

      Meet ALIMA’s Executive Director: Augustin Augier

      Augustin Augier, former Secretary General of ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) was appointed as the new Executive Director, in January 2019. Nominated by the Board of Directors, he is among one of the founding members of ALIMA. With years of experience in the aid sector, he is no...

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    • Humanitarian crisis in the Sahel: ALIMA strengthens its Rapid Response Mechanism

      Humanitarian crisis in the Sahel: ALIMA strengthens its Rapid Response Mechanism

      Large-scale population displacements, a proliferation of armed attacks and high levels of food insecurity have contributed to a humanitarian emergency in the ‘three-border zone’ of Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. To meet the ever-increasing needs, ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) ...

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    • Testimony from the field: 3 questions to Clarisse, Nutritional Assistant in Chad

      Testimony from the field: 3 questions to Clarisse, Nutritional Assistant in Chad

      Clarisse Allaira Bakada has been running awareness campaigns at the Intensive Therapeutic Feeding Center (ITFC) within the Chad-China Friendship Hospital in N'Djaména, Chad, since 2013. A midwife by profession, a key part of her job is to lead information sessions every morning for mothers of childr...

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    • Humanitarian Leaders call for a Transformation in Acute Malnutrition Treatment

      Humanitarian Leaders call for a Transformation in Acute Malnutrition Treatment

      Acute malnutrition is a major global public health threat. At least 50 million children under five suffer from acute malnutrition (an extreme loss of weight that impairs health), and nearly 50% of under five deaths are driven by malnutrition. Acute malnutrition has been – and remains – highly treata...

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    • DRC: More than 60% of patients cured within ALIMA’s Ebola Treatment Center

      DRC: More than 60% of patients cured within ALIMA’s Ebola Treatment Center

      After more than a year of caring for Ebola patients at the Ebola Treatment Center (ETC) in Beni, Democratic Republic of the Congo, ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) is transferring the management of the center to Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Thanks to...

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