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As Attacks on Ukraine’s Healthcare System Continue, We’re Supporting Facilities

As the war grinds on in Ukraine, we’re helping health facilities to continue saving lives despite difficulties and danger.

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April Snapshots 2024

Providing Health Services in Venezuela Venezuela’s severe economic crisis has weakened its healthcare system, with many health facilities lacking the basic supplies needed to provide primary healthcare and to prevent and treat illnesses. In addition to providing staff to conduct medical consultations, we’ve helped to strengthen the health system in Venezuela by providing training for …

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How We Fight Preventable Disease Through Vaccinations

Every year, approximately 4 million deaths are prevented by childhood vaccinations. In countries around the world, International Medical Corps delivers lifesaving immunizations—especially to children under 5—in underserved, hard-to-reach communities. In honour of World Immunization Week (April 24–30), we’re sharing the stories of our teams in a few of these countries across Africa and the Middle …

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“It Gives Me Great Joy to See the Amazing Work Our Field Teams Are Doing”

Meet Njoroge Kamau, who was recently promoted to Country Director in Somalia. How long have you been at International Medical Corps? Seven years. What is your background? My undergraduate training was in public health, which forms the bulk of my career history. I also have graduate training in various fields, including global development and health …

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January Snapshots 2024

Creating Accessible Resources in the DRC Years after the official end of a decade-long civil war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), violence remains pervasive throughout the eastern part of the country. Sexual abuse of women and children continues to escalate, and more than one-third of the population lacks access to basic healthcare. …

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December Snapshots 2023

Bringing Vital Mental Health Services to Ukraine The Russian invasion of Ukraine has had significant effects on the mental health of people throughout the country. International Medical Corps has a long history of working both directly and with local partner organisations in Ukraine to provide mental health services to people affected by the unseen wounds …

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November Snapshots 2023

Fighting Period Poverty, Climate Change and Water-borne Disease in Zimbabwe Amid a decade of economic decline in Zimbabwe due to ongoing drought and, more recently, the COVID-19 pandemic, we have delivered quality health and nutrition services to vulnerable people in food-insecure rural areas, contributed to improved nutrition and helped reduce the spread of waterborne diseases …

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Empowering Women and Girls Around the World

In times of crisis, violence against women and girls can escalate. International Medical Corps is at the forefront of preventing and responding to gender-based violence (GBV) in countries around the world. Our teams offer community-based services not only to prevent violence but also to reduce stigma for survivors and promote women’s empowerment and economic independence. …

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Nutrition Coordinator’s Experimentation Leads to Success in Somalia

“I just love trying out new things that will bring about a good change and bring something positive to the communities that we serve,” says Naomi Mwikali Ndung’u, Nutrition Coordinator for our Somalia mission. Naomi’s love of experimentation led to a highly successful integrated community case management (iCCM plus) project in 2021. iCCM plus is …

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September Snapshots 2023

Responding in Libya and Morocco Our teams are on the ground providing medical relief to survivors of the Libya floods and Morocco earthquake, as well as to communities around the world affected by extreme weather and other disasters. In Libya, where more than 40,000 flood survivors have been displaced from their homes, we have three …

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August Snapshots 2023

Revisiting Flood Survivors in Pakistan In response to last year’s floods in Pakistan, we provided delivery kits to pregnant women to ensure a safe and successful childbirth. We also monitored the health of expectant mothers through regular visits, providing vital medicine and offering counseling. Sapa and Jonjhi Bai are just two of the women who …

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