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    Bernardin: The Detective

    2018-02-02

    “My name is Bernardin Koalga, but they call me ‘the detective.’” This is how the 40-year-old health agent from Burkina Faso introduces himself.

    Bernardin, who is in charge of finding children who ...

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    Mapping malnutrition treatment coverage with mobile technology

    2018-01-31

    It’s just a few minutes past 6am, but already more than two-dozen community health agents from the ALIMA/SOS Médecins/Keoogo consortium have gathered in the courtyard of ALIMA’s office in Burkina Faso...

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    Optimizing the treatment of malnutrition

    2017-12-14

    ​Since 2012, ALIMA and its partners have been training mothers and other caregivers across Africa to use a simple, tri-colored bracelet, known as the MUAC, to screen their children for the earliest si...

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    Challenges of Hospital Care for sick children in West Africa

    2017-12-13

    Dr. Mariama Issoufou, Study Leader in Burkina Faso and Dr. Susan Shepherd, Pediatrics Expert, work with the goal of improving pediatric and nutritional care in the medical programs supported by ALIMA....

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    Burkina Faso: New research to treat acute malnutrition

    2017-09-14

    Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the medical humanitarian organizations ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) released the findings ...

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    Dengue fever in Burkina Faso : Yacouba's story

    2017-01-20

    More than 2,500 people in Burkina Faso contracted dengue fever between August and December 2016. At least 20 people died. It was the largest-ever reported outbreak of dengue fever in the country. The ...

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    Burkina Faso: End of the emergency response to dengue

    2016-12-29

    When Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Health asked for help responding to an outbreak of dengue fever, ALIMA and its partners, SOS Médecins Burkina and KEOOGO, began supporting the government-led response o...

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    Dengue fever hits Burkina Faso

    2016-11-25

    Dakar/Ouagadougou, November 25, 2016 – Nearly 2,000 cases of dengue fever have been reported in Burkina Faso since August. As of November 22, the Ministry of Health says 18 people have died since the ...

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    ALIMA and partners supporting management of emergencies at Yalgado Ouedraogo's hospital

    2015-10-01

    OUAGADOUGOU / DAKAR / PARIS, 09/22/2015 – The humanitarian organization ALIMA (Alliance for International Medical Action) and its Burkinabe partners SOS Medecins and KEOOGO are providing medical assis...

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