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An agreement has been signed between the DREAM program and the Japanese embassy in Maputo for the collaboration towards women’s health

On 27 February 2017 a contract was signed between the Community of Sant’Egidio and the Japanese embassy in Maputo for the development of the ward for cancer prevention at the “woman’s health center” in Zimpeto, Maputo.

The Zimpeto area is located in the Ka Mabukwana district, in the northern suburbs of Maputo. The district’s population is of about 337,000 inhabitants, of which 60% are aged 15-64. (. . .)

Karibu DREAM Matteo Zuppi !

The archbishop of Bologna Matteo Zuppi visits the DREAM center of Iringa

Mons. Matteo Zuppi al centro DREAM di Iringa in Tanzania“Karibu DREAM Matteo” are the heartfelt words that welcomed Msgr. Matteo Zuppi, archbishop of Bologna, when on 20 January he visited the health center of the Community of Sant’Egidio in Iringa, Tanzania.

The warm welcome was mirrored by the great affection of Msgr. Zuppi, who was happy and eager to visit every single area and department of the Center. (. . .)

Today’s global approach to AIDS and its related diseases: a challenge to accept

The training behind the DREAM Program in Tanzania

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Due to the expansion of treatment programs for AIDS and Tuberculosis to country-level and the need to support government efforts to guarantee their quality and thus their success, the DREAM Program organized in Dar es Salaam a training course called “DREAM 2.0 – The global approach to the HIV patient: prevention, diagnosis and treatment of virological failure and drug resistance.”

The title and topic discussed drew much interest and attention among the health personnel currently involved in fighting the diseases. (. . .)

World AIDS day 2016

Training and technology at the core of the success of the dream program

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Even today, the world AIDS day 2016, more than 230 people are infected with HIV every hour. The situation is critical in many countries, mainly African, but much has been done and is still being done: more than 18 million people are in treatment all over the world, even though just as many require it and do not have access to it. (. . .)

World AIDS day 2016

Training and technology at the core of the success of the dream program

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Even today, the world AIDS day 2016, more than 230 people are infected with HIV every hour. The situation is critical in many countries, mainly African, but much has been done and is still being done: more than 18 million people are in treatment all over the world, even though just as many require it and do not have access to it. (. . .)

Excellence in the diagnostic procedure. The role of the laboratory in DREAM 2.0

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Last week at the DREAM center “Elard Alumando” of Blantyre, in Malawi, a workshop took place called “Guaranteeing excellence in the diagnostic procedure and in managing the laboratory. The role of the laboratory in DREAM 2.0”. The workshop was attended by the managers of the most important laboratories established by the DREAM Program of the Community of Sant’Egidio in Africa, originating from Mozambique, Kenya, Tanzania, DRC and Malawi itself. (. . .)