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Mental health as a key component of COVID-19 care
In September 2020, 111 health care personnel from the COVID-19 treatment center at the Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea, were trained by ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) in the p...
COVID-19 In Guinea: "I hit the road the same day !", testimony of a hygienist
"Wash your hands. Turn towards me. Turn around. Remove your smock. Throw it into the trash. Wash your hands. Remove your first pair of gloves. Throw them in the trash. Wash your hands."
These are th...
Nurses on the frontlines: Testimonies from the field
Nurses around the world play a key role, each and every day, in delivering high-quality, life-saving medical care to patients. This is particularly true in conflict and crisis zones, where there is of...
Happy to be alive
Tonhon Bolamou was just 10-years-old when she contracted the Ebola virus in March 2016. After spending 13 days in the Ebola Treatment Center in N'Zerekore, in southeastern Guinea, where she was treate...
Ebola: New trial launched in West Africa to evaluate three vaccination strategies
This document is a press release from The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm).
The French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), the US National I...
Guinea: a race against time to control the measles outbreak
More than 3,500 children have been infected with measles in Guinea since January 2017. N’zerekore, in the southeastern forest region, is the most affected prefecture, with 513 cases reported between J...
I ain't scared of vaccination
In response to an outbreak of measles in Guinea, Alima provided support to a Ministry of Health-led mass vaccination campaign, in the southeastern N'Zerekore region. In March 2017, thanks to funding...
I'm a survivor
Amadou Camara is one of more than 1,100 Ebola survivors in Guinea. The 55-year-old father of six lives in the village of Koropara, some 90 kilometers from N’Zerekore, in Guinea’s southeastern forest r...
Guinea's Ebola Survivors
Guinea's Ministry of Health declared an outbreak of Ebola on March 23, 2014. The virus went on to infect more than 28,000 people across West Africa. In Guinea, more than 1,110 people survived. Many s...
Three years on, Ebola survivors in Guinea still need support
N’ZEREKORE/DAKAR – Three years after the Ebola outbreak was first declared by Guinea’s Ministry of Health, many survivors continue to suffer from physical and mental health problems. The humanitarian ...