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Reinforcing maternal health care in Tanzania

Background In the Kilimanjaro region, improving maternal and infant health care is a priority. Maternal mortality is high there, with 398 deaths per 100,000 births. Huruma is the referral hospital for this region, which is considered among..

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Physiotherapy for inhabitants of Bolivia’s Altiplano

Background In Bolivia, physiotherapy and rehabilitation is practically nonexistent in rural areas, even though the country’s predominant economic activities create a pressing need for it. On the Altiplano, men essentially raise livestock and work in..

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Œuvre Saint-François-d’Assise

History In 1981, Sister Flora Blanchette, of the Centre missionnaire des Auxiliaires Franciscaines, arrived in Île-à-Vache. A nurse by training, she opened a dispensary to serve the community. She provided care to sick people of limited..

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Health, nutrition and HIV/AIDS assistance

TSF runs a program in the Republic of the Congo with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), providing health care to approximately 60,000 refugees, mainly from the Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of the Congo,..

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