Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR): “Violence and insecurity are becoming normality” story from the field.
Guillaume Baret, country representative for Alima, came back from Bangui where the organization has started a medical project for the populations affected by the conflict since December 2013. Alima’s teams daily witness the spread of violence in the population.
How does Alima meet the needs of the population?
Initially, we set up small medical teams to ensure access to basic health care for displaced persons and communities living near three displacement sites in the South west of Bangui (the sites of Saint Joseph, Padre Pio and Carmel) which represent approximately 12 000 people. In addition to that, we responded to the measles epidemic and vaccinated nearly 4800 children. Today, Alima is also working in two public health centers in the sites of Petevo and Bimbo. The most frequent pathologies we treat are malaria, diarrhea and respiratory infections. Sometimes teams provide more than 100 medical consultations per day and since a few…lire la suite
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