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    OptiMA research in Burkina Faso: The British Journal of Nutrition publishes promising results from an study

    2020-02-20

    ALIMA is pioneering research in a new approach to treating acute malnutrition called OptiMA (OPTImizing the treatment of Acute Malnutrition). Results from the first pilot study in Burkina Faso were ju...

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    OptiMA research in Burkina Faso: The British Journal of Nutrition publishes promising results from a study

    2020-02-20

    ALIMA is pioneering research in a new approach to treating acute malnutrition called OptiMA (OPTImizing the treatment of Acute Malnutrition). Results from the first pilot study in Burkina Faso were ju...

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    Testimony from the field: 3 questions to Clarisse, Nutritional Assistant in Chad

    2019-10-25

    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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    Humanitarian Leaders call for a Transformation in Acute Malnutrition Treatment

    2019-10-16

    Acute malnutrition is a major global public health threat. At least 50 million children under five suffer from acute malnutrition (an extreme loss of weight that impairs health), and nearly 50% of und...

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    "My name is Mustapha and I am a nutritionnal assistant here, in Nigeria"

    2019-02-19

    "My name is Mustapha. I am a nutritional assistant here at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. I work in ALIMA's Intensive Therapeutic Feeding Center (ITFC). I want to help children's healt...

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    Back from Kasai: "in the heart of the void". A photographer’s testimony

    2018-10-25

    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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    “The work is exhausting, but rewarding”

    2018-08-01

    Doctor Ousmane Abdoulaye, an attending physician with ALIMA/Alerte Santé within the Chad-China Friendship Hospital’s Inpatient Therapeutic Feeding Center, describes what it is like to work each day, c...

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    Training health workers to treat malnutrition

    2018-05-11

    ALIMA has set up specialized training schools providing practical, on-the-job training for doctors and nurses to improve treatment for children hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) with c...

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    Cameroon: The Story of Modou, a health promoter in Mokolo (video)

    2018-05-07

    In the hospital in Moloko, in the Far North Region of Cameroon, ALIMA works with health promoters to instill good health practices in the populations and to prevent malnutrition and the appearance of ...

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