- In what situations do you intervene?
Dr Moumouni KINDA.
We always come for a specific purpose: a high prevalence of malnutrition, an epidemic crisis, humanitarian needs linked to the displacement of populations due to a conflict or extreme climatic events... In North Kivu in the Democratic Republic of Congo, for example, we have deployed mobile clinics in refugee camps to treat cases of dehydration, diarrhea or cholera, and provide booster shots for children.
As our long-term objective is always to strengthen the local health system, we recruit and train doctors, nurses and logisticians on site.
We also build ties with communities and local actors in order to develop preventive actions, with an emphasis on the health of children and pregnant women.
Climate change increases the risk of disease emergence
What new difficulties are you encountering?
Global warming, which is already happening and…
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