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LASSA FEVER IN NIGERIA: ALIMA treats patients despite lack of funding
A new outbreak of Lassa fever has been affecting Nigeria since late 2019. Since January, more than 500 confirmed cases have been recorded, and 26 of the country's 36 states are currently affected. ALI...
NIGERIA: Urgent support needed to respond to outbreak of Lassa fever
The medical NGO ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) is calling for urgent support, as the organization supports the care of patients affected by an outbreak of Lassa fever in souther...
Video: Nigeria battles against a large-scale Lassa fever outbreak
As Nigeria faces its largest-ever recorded outbreak of Lassa fever, an emergency response team from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) continues to support the response, which is le...
An unprecedented outbreak
Nigeria is facing its largest-ever recorded outbreak of Lassa fever. according to the World Health Organization. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that 1,613 suspected cases have been...
Lassa fever: 6 things you should know
An outbreak of Lassa fever is currently affecting 18 States throughout Nigeria. Between January 1 and February 25, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,081 suspected cases of t...
Rapid increase in Lassa fever cases in Nigeria
DAKAR, February 8, 2018 - The medical NGO ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) began a rapid emergency response to an outbreak of Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic fever, in sou...
Lassa fever in Togo: ALIMA donates medical equipment and medication
LOME/DAKAR, April 25, 2017 - Following the confirmation of several cases of Lassa fever in Togo, the medical organization ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) donated medicines and m...
Lassa Fever in Togo: ALIMA sends a team to assess needs
Following confirmation of several cases of Lassa fever in Togo, a team from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) is currently conducting a needs assessment of the health structures an...