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Conflict in Cameroon's far north: stories from Mokolo hospital
In northern Cameroon, families have been fleeing violent conflict between the military forces and the Islamist group Boko Haram. Many children suffering from malnutrition are admitted daily into the n...
Burkina Faso: New research to treat acute malnutrition
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and the medical humanitarian organizations ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and Doctors Without Borders (MSF) released the findings ...
« The healthcare system in the Far North of Cameroon has been weakened »
The Far North region of Cameroon is being affected by conflict between military forces and the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram in the Lake Chad area. The United Nations estimates that there are clo...
DRC: Kasai - “Much of the population, including doctors and nurses, has fled into the forest”
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) central Kasai provinces have suffered from repeated, violent uprisings by a local militia, known as Kamwina Nsapu, against the central government, as well as v...
N'Djamena at the peak of malnutrition
N'Djamena / Dakar, 16 August 2017. With the beginning of the ‘hunger gap’, ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and its Chadian partner Alerte Santé are seeing an increase in the numb...
1,000 Days: Rethinking maternal-child care
DAKAR, July 18, 2017 - Thirty-four-year-old Zayatou Malam Hassan says she “suffered enormously” through seven difficult pregnancies, including a stillbirth at home, before being enrolled - during her ...
South Sudan: Populations threatened by nutritional crisis
DAKAR, May 15, 2017 - For nearly three years, South Sudan has been plagued by a civil war that has displaced 1.9 million people, leaving more than 5 million people in need of food assistance and more ...
Lake Chad basin populations in distress
Friday, 24 February 2017. A humanitarian crisis is affecting nearly 10 million people in parts of Niger, Chad and Cameroon also Nigeria in the Lake Chad basin. Since 2014, the region has become a thea...
Nigeria: displaced children continue to suffer from malnutrition
MUNA, BORNO STATE, January 5, 2017 – Seven-year-old Zadi weighed just 15 kilograms when her mother brought her to the Muna Village health clinic in northeastern Nigeria, just outside Borno State’s cap...
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