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Aminata's smile: Midwife in Mauritania (Photo story)
Aminata - she's the kind of person who takes you in with a smile!
A midwife from the Mauritanian town of Rosso, along the Senegalese border, Aminata came here to Bassikounou, about 80 km from the b...
Testimony from the field: 3 questions for Mireille, a midwife in CAR
The Central African Republic (CAR) suffers from one of the highest maternal mortality rates in the world, with 890 deaths per 100,000 births. The success of field programs depends above all on the tea...
Annual Report 2017
In 2017, ALIMA cared for more than 1.5 million patients across 10 African countries. Read below and download our latest annual Report to learn more about our activities. ...
Back from Kasai: "in the heart of the void". A photographer’s testimony
Alexis Huguet, is a freelance photographer who has been living in Africa for the past three years. Today he tells us about his second mission for ALIMA, which took him to the Kasai region in DRC. Whil...
KASAI: “The nutritional needs in this region are enormous”
Imagine: your child is hungry, but your food stocks have been depleted. Your child has lost weight and is suffering from diarrhea - you know you need to take your child to a health center, but the nea...
“Give your blood, save lives”
When 35-year-old Maimuna was 37 weeks pregnant, she went into labor at her home in Monguno, in northeastern Nigeria, where she was living in a camp for internally displaced persons....
HEALTH CARE RETURNS
In South Sudan, ALIMA and its local NGO partner, AFOD (Action for Development), have been providing free health care in the hospital in the northwestern city of Raja since May 2017. Our teams have bee...
NIGER: Improving access to care for nomadic populations
ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and its local partner BEFEN (Bien Être de la Femme et de l’Enfant au Niger) has been implementing an innovative project that targets the health of...
Video: ALIMA in 2017
In 2017, ALIMA and its partners treated one million patients including 800,000 children under the age of five....
2017 in pictures: putting the patient first
Conflict. Displacement. Malnutrition. Disesase outbreaks. These are just a few of the crises that ALIMA and its partners responded to in 2017....
South Sudan: populations threatened by nutritional crisis