AMURT Africa

NigeriaAMURT’s first Nigeria project started in late 2010. The project area is in Ebonyi State and the concentration is on maternal and child health.  We are working in partnership with the communities, local NGOs and the government health department to extend primary healthcare services to remote areas.

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GhanaAMURT’s involvement in the North Tongu District of Ghana’s Volta Region started in 1990 in Mafi-Dekpoe with an educational campaign to combat the Guinea Worm menace. After employing meetings, house visits and theatre, the AMURT team soon realized that the best way to help the people would be to provide safe drinking more
HIV/AIDS Orphans in Nairobi KenyaMany children in Kenya are affected by the HIV pandemic. Either they are born with the virus, or they acquire it through their mother’s milk, or they are orphaned due to the death of their parents to the disease. According to the National Aids Control Council (NACC) 2005 report, 1.9 Million Kenyan children are AIDS more
Midwife training in Burkina Faso Burkina FasoAMURT is working in partnership with the Department of Health to train women as village midwives. (AV for Accoucheuse Villageoise in French). The program was initiated in January 2002 and now serves more than 30 communities throughout Deou Department. The village midwives are trained and supervised by AMURT and staff from the Health Department Staff at the medical centers at Deou, Gandafabou and more