Prevention and control of COVID-19 in Mali

In October 2021, HOPE’87, in cooperation with the City of Vienna, has started a project in the border region of Burkina Faso and Mali with the overall objective of preventing and controlling COVID-19 in the area. Therefore, the conditions for testing and treatment of COVID-19 were improved by the establishment of the "COVID-19 Check Unit" for temporary segregation of suspected cases, which will subsequently be taken over by the hospital, and the technical capacities of health personnel in the prevention of COVID-19 were increased through training measures.

Nikita OP

This project comprised the coverage of the costs for the operation of the paraplegic young man named Nikita as well as the coverage for the hospital bills and support in subsistence and local transport for Nikita and his accompanying mother Irina.

Equal opportunities in sport

The National Commission of the Republic of Moldova for UNESCO and HOPE'87 Moldova are working to create equal opportunities in sports and recreational activities for children in the Republic of Moldova. The overall aim is to ensure the possibility of children (including those with special needs) to enjoy and engage in sports and recreational activities in a safe and healthy environment.

Healthy lifestyle starts in a kindergarten (TBC Kindergarten)

The National Commission of the Republic of Moldova for UNESCO and HOPE'87 Moldova are reaching out to the children in the Republic of Moldova, contributing to the quality education being accessible there. The project aim is to ensure medical, psycho-social and nutritional care for children that are suffering from tuberculosis in Kindergarten 110 in Chisinau.

The results of the project are as follows:

To create favourable conditions for the protection of life and the children's health of those suffering from tuberculosis.

Health & welfare support for distressed people

HOPE'87 initiated the establishment of a permanent small clinic at Thanchi sub-districts (the most remote area 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. Since its inception, the maternity ward has steadily improved in terms of quality of its services for the pregnant women and mothers with babies of this densly populated suburb of Dakar. The high number of female patients visiting the maternity ward is a clear signal for quality.

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 supported the renewal of medical equipment in order to fulfil medical and technical standards.

Pain therapy for children with disabilities

The objective of this project was to establish a Pain Management Unit 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 suffered from chronic and/or acute pain and to reintegrate into society.

Pain management network for persons with disabilities

The overall aim of this project was 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 standardised procedure for pain management correspondent to international knowledge both at clinical and community level (Community Rehabilitation Centres) was aspired. Pain Management, as understood in this holistic approach, comprises pain detection, pain recognition, pain therapy and pain prophylaxis.