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"My name is Mustapha and I am a nutritionnal assistant here, in Nigeria"
"My name is Mustapha. I am a nutritional assistant here at the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital. I work in ALIMA's Intensive Therapeutic Feeding Center (ITFC). I want to help children's healt...
NIGERIA: Urgent support needed to respond to outbreak of Lassa fever
The medical NGO ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) is calling for urgent support, as the organization supports the care of patients affected by an outbreak of Lassa fever in souther...
“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....
Training health workers to treat malnutrition
ALIMA has set up specialized training schools providing practical, on-the-job training for doctors and nurses to improve treatment for children hospitalized with severe acute malnutrition (SAM) with c...
Nurses on the frontlines: Testimonies from the field
Nurses around the world play a key role, each and every day, in delivering high-quality, life-saving medical care to patients. This is particularly true in conflict and crisis zones, where there is of...
Video: Nigeria battles against a large-scale Lassa fever outbreak
As Nigeria faces its largest-ever recorded outbreak of Lassa fever, an emergency response team from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) continues to support the response, which is le...
An unprecedented outbreak
Nigeria is facing its largest-ever recorded outbreak of Lassa fever. according to the World Health Organization. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says that 1,613 suspected cases have been...
Nigeria continues to respond to largest recorded Lassa fever outbreak
ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) continues to support the response to the ongoing outbreak of Lassa fever in Nigeria, which the World Health Organization says is now the largest e...
Lassa fever: 6 things you should know
An outbreak of Lassa fever is currently affecting 18 States throughout Nigeria. Between January 1 and February 25, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has reported 1,081 suspected cases of t...
Rapid increase in Lassa fever cases in Nigeria
DAKAR, February 8, 2018 - The medical NGO ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) began a rapid emergency response to an outbreak of Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic fever, in sou...
South Sudan: populations threatened by nutritional crisis