What’s happening in the FAIRMED projects

An insight into our work on the ground

FAIRMED is there where the roads end. We provide the poorest people in Asia and Africa with access to basic medical care, because only healthy people can truly escape their poverty and go on to lead dignified lives. In the news ticker, we keep you informed about the activities carried out by us to achieve this goal.

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German foreign press reports about FAIRMED

Huge reach for FAIRMED! The Deutsche Auslandrundfunk reports on the FAIRMED campaign to eradicate yaws in the Central African Republic. Watch the video to learn more about the difficulties faced by those affected by this little-known tropical disease. Francois Momboli, one of the health workers trained by FAIRMED to detect and treat Frambösie, also explains in the video the challenges they face to eradicate this disease once and for all.

First NTD-ward opened in Nepal

The first ward for the treatment of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) was recently opened at Lumbini Provincial Hospital. It is the first ward of its kind ever to be integrated into a public hospital in Nepal. FAIRMED Nepal lobbied the government for a long time and supported the hospital management by training staff and providing medical equipment for the opening. Treatment and care here - in contrast to private clinics - is completely free of charge for those affected by NTDs.