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Somalia

Extreme Weather Events are Linked to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

In May 2021, a prolonged downpour of rains in Somalia caused the Shabelle River to overflow, flooding the nearby region of Jowhar and resulting in entire communities being submerged. More than 13,700 people were affected by the…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
23 Mar 2022

Malawi + 1 more

Working for widows, orphans and mothers in sub-Saharan Africa

Health Partners International of Canada (HPIC) brings together a diverse array of partners to pursue our mission of increasing access to medicine for the most vulnerable people in the world. We work with healthcare and pharmaceutical…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
13 Nov 2017

Angola

HPIC responding to Yellow Fever outbreak in Angola

In the past few days, HPIC staff have been busy mobilizing needed medical supplies to help people suffering from Yellow Fever in Angola. “There is no cure but medical treatment is needed to treat symptoms and ease…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
19 Apr 2016

Kenya

Improving the odds for Kenyan mothers and babies

Posted March 10th, 2015 by Christina Parsons HPIC is supporting the work of The Salvation Army in Western Kenya to improve access to maternal and child health care in 20 communities in Western Kenya. “We received confirmation last…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
10 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe

Needed supplies en route to Zimbabwe hospital network

A 20-foot container loaded with close to $300,000 worth of medical supplies and over-the-counter medicines left HPIC’s distribution centre today destined for Harare, Zimbabwe. “Our partner ZACH (the Zimbabwean Association of Church-related Hospitals) has 132 hospitals in…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
23 Jul 2014

Zimbabwe

Life-saving medicine for premature babies in Zimbabwe

Posted April 1st, 2014 by Christina Parsons NIAGARA FALLS (April 1, 2014) -The last time Dr. Artaj Singh visited Zimbabwe, he came back to Canada eager to obtain a special medicine that is used to help pre-term…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
03 Apr 2014

Uganda

HPIC and a Ugandan hospital close to Quebecers' hearts

View a 7-minute video about Lacor Hospital and it's incredible story: Deep into Africa in a remote corner of Uganda is a hospital that is dear to the hearts of many Quebecers. The Lacor Hospital and the…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
16 Nov 2012

Zimbabwe

Training caregivers to save more mothers and babies in Zimbabwe

Forty healthcare workers have fanned out across Zimbabwe equipped with best practices in the provision of emergency obstetrical care. "Moved by the dire statistics on maternal and infant mortality in Zimbabwe, HPIC brought together a whole network…

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News and Press Release
Source:
HPIC
Posted:
26 Oct 2012