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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
“Can you imagine being a parent unable to provide food for your children?”
Northeastern Nigeria update from Dr Gbané, ALIMA’s emergency coordinator...
Nigeria: Hundreds of thousands of displaced people in vulnerable condition in Borno state
More than 1.5 million people have been displaced by fighting in Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State. To help meet their growing medical and nutritional needs, the Alliance for International Medical Act...