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Nigeria: ALIMA responds to cholera outbreak in Borno State
DAKAR, September 11, 2017 - ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) is supporting the Borno State Ministry of Health (SMoH) in northeastern Nigeria, to respond to an outbreak of cholera ...
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 ...
Caring for nomads: medical consultations by telephone
Since February 2017, ALIMA/BEFEN has been using mobile phone medical consultations to improve access to health care in Tchintabaraden.
Thanks to these telephone consultations, 342 patients - even th...
Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger (video)
Since May 2016, ALIMA/BEFEN has improved access to healthcare in the Tchintabaraden health district thanks to the mobile clinics.
1865 consultations were recorded by our mobile teams between January...
Niger: Doctors assist nomads at the edge of the desert
Dakar, June 07, 2017: In northern Niger’s department of Tchintabaraden, medical teams from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and its Nigerian partner BEFEN (“Bien-Être des Femmes e...
Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger
In northeastern Niger's Tchintabaraden region, access to health care can be difficult for nomadic populations that live in the desert....
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...
End of Rift valley fever response in northern Niger
DAKAR/NIAMEY, February 10, 2017 – ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) closed its Rift Valley Fever treatment center on January 31. An outbreak of Rift Valley Fever had been affecting...
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...
Niger: Rift valley fever outbreak
In Niger, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, ALIMA has set up a support structure in Tchintabaraden, the area most affected by the outbreak.
ALIMA’s teams were alerted on August 22, aft...