5 nonprofits to celebrate for World Health Day

Mothers sitting with their newborns in the pediatric wing

World Health Day is one of the top recognized cause awareness days! In honor of the upcoming day, here’s a spotlight on a few of our Charity Alliance partners making great strides in global health.

ALIMA USA, THE ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ACTION: Giving Blood Saves Lives

Giving blood

When 35-year-old Maimuna was 37 weeks pregnant, she went into labor at her home in Monguno, in northeastern Nigeria, where she was living in a camp for internally displaced persons. This wasn’t her first time giving birth, but this time she experienced complications. By the time her neighbors brought her to the Mother and Child […]

ALLIANCE FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL ACTION, THE (ALIMA): Surviving Ebola: Amadou’s story

Surviving Ebola: Amadou's story

Amadou Camara is one of more than 1,100 Ebola survivors in Guinea. The 55-year-old father of six lives in the village of Koropara, some 90 kilometers from N’Zerekore, in Guinea’s southeastern forest region, where the first Ebola case was recorded in December 2013. Between March 23, 2014, when Guinea’s Ministry of Health declared the outbreak, […]