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    Nigeria: ALIMA responds to cholera outbreak in Borno State

    2017-09-11

    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 ...

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    1,000 Days: Rethinking maternal-child care

    2017-07-18

    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 ...

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    Caring for nomads: medical consultations by telephone

    2017-06-12

    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...

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    Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger (video)

    2017-06-09

    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...

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    Niger: Doctors assist nomads at the edge of the desert

    2017-06-07

    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...

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    Caring for nomads: Mobile health clinics in Niger

    2017-05-31

    In northeastern Niger's Tchintabaraden region, access to health care can be difficult for nomadic populations that live in the desert....

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    Lake Chad basin populations in distress

    2017-02-24

    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...

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    End of Rift valley fever response in northern Niger

    2017-02-10

    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...

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    Nigeria: displaced children continue to suffer from malnutrition

    2017-01-05

    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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    Niger: Rift valley fever outbreak

    2016-10-19

    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...

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