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    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...

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    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 ...

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    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 p...

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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...

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    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...

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    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. ...

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    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...

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    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...

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    “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....

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    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...

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