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Nigeria: ALIMA responds to Lassa fever outbreak
DAKAR, January 23, 2018 - ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) has begun a rapid emergency response to an outbreak of Lassa fever in southern Nigeria in the three most affected States...
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...
Cholera in Nigeria: an outbreak hits IDP camps
Northeastern Nigeria's Borno State has been suffering from an outbreak of cholera since August 16, 2017
The most affected area is on the outskirts of the state capital, Maiduguri, in the Muna Garag...
Cholera: 7 things you should know
An outbreak of cholera is currently affecting northeastern Nigeria’s Borno State, which is now home to more than 1.8 million displaced people who have fled ongoing conflict between Boko Haram and mili...
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...
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...