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07 Jul 2018 description
report ALIMA

Rainy season is well underway in South Sudan. And with the rains, come mosquitoes. With mosquitoes, comes malaria.

“Malaria is one of the main causes of hospitalization and the leading cause of death in the country,” said Eymeric Laurent-Gascoin, ALIMA’s project manager in South Sudan.

07 Jul 2018 description
report ALIMA

In South Sudan, ALIMA and its local NGO partner, AFOD (Action for Development), have been providing free health care in the hospital in the northwestern city of Raja since May 2017. Our teams have been reaching local populations outside of Raja city with mobile health clinics since July 2017.

13 May 2018 description
report ALIMA

Chaque jour, les infirmiers et infirmières du monde entier jouent un rôle essentiel en procurant des soins médicaux de haute qualité qui assurent la survie des patients. Cela est particulièrement vrai dans les zones de conflit et de crise, où les populations manquent souvent d'accès aux services de santé et où il n’y a pas un nombre suffisant de médecins pour couvrir les besoins.

13 May 2018 description
report ALIMA

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 often a lack of access to health services and not enough doctors to cover the needs. As the world celebrates the hardwork and dedication of all nurses on this International Nurses Day, we asked some of our health workers to share their most memorable stories from the field.

06 Nov 2017 description
report ALIMA

Early each morning, medical teams from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) load up a small truck with lifesaving medications and supplies, and drive as long as two hours into remote communities in South Sudan’s Aweil State, to provide primary health care to local populations. The biggest concern at the moment: malaria.

29 Jul 2017 description
report ALIMA

At the Raja State Hospital in South Sudan’s Lol State, the power goes out each morning. It won’t come back on for another 12 hours. Health staff can switch on a newly-acquired generator to provide electricity to the most important machines - including two oxygen compressors - but the rest of the hospital remains without lights or fans. There is still no functioning lab on the grounds to diagnose some pathologies or allow for blood transfusions.

17 May 2017 description
report ALIMA

DAKAR, May 15, 2017 - For nearly three years, South Sudan has been plagued by a civil war that has displaced 1.9 million people, leaving more than 5 million people in need of food assistance and more than one million children suffering from acute malnutrition. The collapse of the latest peace agreement in July 2016 made the already fragile situation even more dire.