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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....
Optimizing the treatment of malnutrition
Since 2012, ALIMA and its partners have been training mothers and other caregivers across Africa to use a simple, tri-colored bracelet, known as the MUAC, to screen their children for the earliest si...
Challenges of Hospital Care for sick children in West Africa
Dr. Mariama Issoufou, Study Leader in Burkina Faso and Dr. Susan Shepherd, Pediatrics Expert, work with the goal of improving pediatric and nutritional care in the medical programs supported by ALIMA....
Nigeria: New Specialized Training Center for the treatment of Malnutrition
Dakar, 10 November 2017 – At the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH), some 40 health workers from across northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, will be enrolled in a newly created, specializ...
Nigeria: Scaling up medical activities in Borno State
Following the Nigerian government’s declaration of a nutritional emergency in July 2016, ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) was among the first international NGOs on the ground in M...
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...