Bangui – A new health center of the DREAM Program

A new health center of the DREAM Program was opened in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic. The country needs support in rebuilding health, education and training infrastructure and furthering peace, following the signing of the peace and reconciliation agreement on 6th February in Bangui. The achievement was possible thanks to the mediation of… Continua a leggere Bangui – A new health center of the DREAM Program

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Improved effort in tackling HIV/AIDS in Guinea Conakry. New health center opened

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The DREAM program of the Community of Sant’Egidio has opened a new health center in the rural city of Dubreka, in Guinea Conakry. The building was financed by the Japanese Embassy in the country, and equipped with the support of the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation.   It is the first DREAM center to be… Continua a leggere Improved effort in tackling HIV/AIDS in Guinea Conakry. New health center opened

The DREAM laboratories: quality in service of everyone

The international community has for years recognized the importance of clinical laboratories in Africa in carrying out a reliable diagnosis and an efficient monitoring of the main diseases present in the region. Since its launch, DREAM has been one of the few programs which promoted the use of laboratories, mainly those specialized in molecular biology.… Continua a leggere The DREAM laboratories: quality in service of everyone

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Illness and Healing: the Value of Life. Speech of Jane Gondwe at “Bridges of Peace”

Speech of Jane Gondwe at the International meeting for peace “Bridges of Peace” in Bologna, at the conference entitled  “Illness and Healing: the Value of Life”: My name is Jane, I’m from Malawi and I’m the coordinator of one of Sant’Egidio’s many DREAM (Disease Relief through Excellent and Advanced Means) Program centers, which have been set up… Continua a leggere Illness and Healing: the Value of Life. Speech of Jane Gondwe at “Bridges of Peace”

DREAM Workshop on Information Technologies

A weeklong workshop took place in the Maputo DREAM center of the Community of Sant’Egidio with the participation of computer engineers working with the Dream Program in Tanzania, Malawi and various areas of Mozambique. The workshop provided updates and thorough analyses of topics covering information and communication technologies, data protection and security and the use… Continua a leggere DREAM Workshop on Information Technologies

The challenges of HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa

A training course for health personnel took place in Kinshasa last week, organized by the DREAM Program of the Community of Sant’Egidio, called “The challenges behind HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa”. Amongst the topics discussed were the shift to the third line of antiretrovirals and the use of the resistance test. The… Continua a leggere The challenges of HIV therapy and the HIV/TB co-infection in Africa