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“This Story Should Be About Local Aid Workers on the Ground”


“This Story Should Be About Local Aid Workers on the Ground”: [] Through a network of community health workers, community health promoters, and women’s health promoters — themselves part of the affected population — MSF has been able to continue to provide health care.

These community health workers are trained in treating the most common health problems (skin diseases, respiratory tract infections, water-borne disease, malaria). They stay with the community and, if the community needs to flee, they go with them, thus continuing to provide health care. MSF resupplies them with medical supplies and provides ongoing supervision and training through international teams.

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Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [28.4.17]  |   0 comments


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