OUR SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Supporting vulnerable moms, the Global Emergency Response Action (GERA) mission in Liberia provided a variety of clothing items to the JAMES N DAVIS JR HOSPITAL's paediatrics and maternity services in the NEZOE COMMUNITY of Monrovia.
Community mobilization for HIV/AIDS prevention in mining areas of Kasai; Project to assist and rehabilitate HIV/AIDS survivors in East Kasai through microfinance support; nutrition project in East Kasai's Tshilenge health zone.
OUR SUPPORT PROGRAMS
Since April 2020 in Kaya (the Centre North Region of Burkina Faso), the Association AIGSD in partnership with GERA in order to help the vulnerable populations to protect themselves from exposure of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Concern has been expressed (sensitization and training), especially by IDP populations and communities, about barriers and preventive measures regarding the COVID-19. The most needed populations received donations of personal handwashing devices.
In June 2020 in Port-Bouet 2 Yopougon, Abidjan la cote d’Ivoire, GERA-CI made donations to the Port-Bouet 2 Yopougon medical facilities for the management of COVID – 19, Our medical teams did the follow up of patients with the chronic disease more vulnerable to COVID – 19. Also, we trained community Health Workers to sensitize households on the definition of cases, symptoms, and prevention measures for COVID – 19.
STOP COVID-19 IN AFRICA / KINSHASA, DRC
In 2020, GERA DRC worked with the Ministry of Health at the level of two Health Zones namely Kikimi and Kingabwa in the city of Kinshasa as part of the response against Covid-19. Our activities included training and awareness on covid-19 preventive measures. These 2 health zones also benefited from the donations of equipment in hygiene material.
PROJECT MATERNITY AFRICA / LOUDA, BURKINA FASO
In Burkinabe Faso, several healthcare facilities have been closed due to the ongoing armed conflict since 2018. The few existing have had a difficult time, and good maternity care is often not guaranteed due to poor infrastructures. The town of Louda is located in the province of Samentenga, in the Northcentral region of Burkina Faso, and in the rural district of Boussouma. In the month of May of 2020, the Maternity, and the pharmaceutical depot has been rehabilitated by the GERA with the goal of ensuring that women have ready access to health services for sexual and reproductive needs and remove the obstacles that hinder women’s access to adequate health care.
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