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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.