Health

Health & welfare support for distressed people

HOPE'87 initiated the establishment of a permanent small clinic at Thanchi sub-districts (the most remote are of Bandarban district) to provide primary health care services to the rural population, particulartly to women and children. The clinic is run by the "Humanitarian Foundation", a local NGO and partner of HOPE'87. 

Establishing an educational unit for long term hospitalised children and a bone marrow transplantation unit in Chisinau

The “Institute for Oncology of Moldova” was founded in 1960 and is, to date, the only hospital in the country that offers specific cancer treatment for children suffering from malignant tumours. The building of the Department of Haematology at the Institute of Oncology of Moldova was constructed in 1966, and since then has been poorly maintained and never renovated due to the bad economic situation in the country.

Equipment of the maternity ward "Brigitte Eickhoff"

The maternity ward "Maternité Brigitte Eickhoff" in  Cité Mame Dior de Keur Massar  was built in the years 2003-2004 with financial support of the Foundation UNESCO "Education for Children in Need" and of Ms Brigitte Eickhoff. The project was implemented by HOPE'87-Sénégal.

Renovation and equipment of the paediatric clinic "Manfred Ulmer" of Joal

This renovation project began in January 2014 after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Joal and HOPE'87-Senegal. The project focused on the full reconstruction of roofs, windows and doors, the painting of the outside walls, as well as the complete restauration of the waiting rooms of the paediatric clinic in Joal.

Alongside these renovation measures, the Foundation UNESCO - Education for Children in Need has supported the renewal of medical equipment in order to fulfil medical and technical standards.

Paintherapy for children with disabilities

 The objective of this project is to establish a Pain Management Unit (PMU) for children in Sarajevo and to provide professional training for medical personnel as well as supporting scientific research to improve the medical care for children, who suffer from chronic and/or acute pain and to reintegrate into society.

Pain management network for persons with disabilities

 Overall aim of the project is to support the efforts of BiH to establish a countrywide, comprehensive health and pain management network for pain patients and especially for conflict and mine victims. To achieve this aim, the implementation of a standardized procedure for pain management correspondent to international knowledge both at clinical and community level (Community Rehabilitation Centres CBR) is aspired.

Buidling capacities of the community-based rehabilitation centres and the Community Mental Health Centres in BiH

 This ADC co-funded project is part of the programme “Rehabilitation and Social Integration for the Youth in BiH”. The project aim is to enhance capacities of the medical personnel of both the Community Based Rehabilitation Centres (CBR) and the Community Mental Health Centres (CBM) through an inclusive process of assessing needs for education, developing trainings, experts delivering the trainings, monitoring and evaluation.

Thiéllal Réwbé - Increasing the sexual and reproductive health of women in Senegal

According to the “Demographic and Health Survey IV of 2005” in the Casamance, South Senegal, the HIV-rate of 2% is above national average. Especially the rural community of Médina Chérif is confronted with a continuous deterioration of the sexual and reproductive health of the local population and a constant increase of HIV-infections. This is due to a lack of knowledge and awareness of the disease, its ways of transmission and prevention.

Thiellal Bandu - No chance for AIDS!

The aim of the project is to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and its ways of transmission among the 10.300 inhabitants of the rural community of Medina Cherif, region Kolda in southern Senegal, thus improving the sexual and productive health of the target population significantly. Awareness campaigns, the promotion of voluntary HIV-tests, social mobilisation, capacity building of the staff of the municipal health care and the financial support of HIV/AIDS patients will drastically decrease the prevalence rate.

Health care for children & women - HCW

A free of charge health camp is held every Monday, giving medical check-ups to various patients, mostly to women, children, physically challenged and aged people in Dhaka City. After the check-up the patients get free treatments, free medicine and a prescription from the doctor if needed. Occasionally specialist doctors, such as gynaecologists, orthopaedics, eye specialists and dermatologists visit the camp. The camp started in 1998 and since then was 677 weeks in service, providing free health care to 31 980 patients.

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