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IMA World Health Addresses Malaria Risk in South Sudan

IMA World Health Addresses Malaria Risk In South Sudan Impending rainy season brings malaria threat BOR, South Sudan – With a stethoscope around his neck, Simon Ateu Chol takes a moment to survey the line of a dozen or so women who have brought their babies for vaccinations

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Breaking Ground: New Surgical Unit and Blood Bank in South Sudan

Breaking Ground: New Surgical Unit and Blood Bank in South Sudan On April 7th, 2018, a partnership between Diocese of Tambura/Yambio, the Camboni Sisters, Edmund Rice Foundation Australia, Sudan Relief Fund, Aurora Prize, Loyola Foundation, Sisters of Charity Incarnate Word, and Kenda Onlus, celebrated the laying of

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action medeor supports health care facilities in Syria

action medeor supports health care facilities in Syria Since the beginning of 2018, action medeor has sent large deliveries of essential medicines and medical supplies to health care facilities in Syria’s Idlib Province. Hospitals in the region are in urgent need of assistance: many health care facilities

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Bringing “Hope for Health” to Rural Cameroon

Bringing “Hope for Health” to Rural Cameroon Fotabong is a rural village in Cameroon’s remote southwest region, where there are few healthcare providers to meet the needs of a population that is generally in poor health. The government-owned local hospital serves 21,000 people, typically receives up to

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A True Mercy Ships Transformation: Esther’s Story

A True Mercy Ships Transformation: Esther’s Story Six-year-old Esther was full of charisma—a bright, bubbly little girl who saw the joy in every situation. But Esther suffered with a windswept leg caused by rickets—a brittle bone condition that causes leg deformities. When children don’t get the nutrients

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Rick Santos, IMA World Health President & CEO, on Aid, Development, and Role of PQMD

Rick Santos, IMA World Health President & CEO, on Aid, Development, and Role of PQMD Rick Santos, President & CEO of PQMD member IMA World Health, recently took the time to share his perspective on global aid and development, as well as the role of PQMD and

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Emergency aid to Yemen: cholera and food insecurity

Emergency aid to Yemen: cholera and food insecurity Since March 2015 there has been war in Yemen. Three years later, more than 20 million people – 80% of the population – are in need of humanitarian aid. Large parts of the country’s infrastructure have been destroyed, over

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After the Storm: Insulin Donations in Puerto Rico

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After the Storm: Insulin Donations in Puerto Rico Hurricane Maria was one of the worst hurricanes ever recorded. It slammed into Puerto Rico on September 19 and 20, knocking out power, causing major flooding and leaving roads impassable for weeks. In the wake of this disaster and

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Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources

Venezuelans Lack Proper Nutrition and Medical Resources Organ donation patients especially at risk   A new university study on the impact of Venezuela’s economic crisis and food shortages found Venezuelans have lost an average of 11 kilograms of body weight last year. Almost 90 percent now live

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Restoring Health in Puerto Rico with Americares

Restoring Health in Puerto Rico with Americares Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico and the Americares team has been at work with local partners ever since, helping to restore health services for the people of the island.   Follow

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