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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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    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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    “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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    Video: ALIMA in 2017


    ​In 2017, ALIMA and its partners treated one million patients including 800,000 children under the age of five....

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    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....

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    Mali : «A woman should not die when giving life»


    In the Dire and Goundam districts, in Northern Mali’s Timbuktu Region, ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and AMCP (Medical Alliance Against Malaria) have teams working in support o...

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    « It's a girl! »


    Fifteen-year-old Marie* was eight and a half months pregnant when she went into early labor after drinking traditional medicine. The closest health facility was 17 kilometers away from the village whe...

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