March 2018 05
ASSP Staff Enlisted To Aid In Response To Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo
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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1536161761964{padding-top: 30px !important;padding-right: 30px !important;padding-left: 30px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Written by Linda James IMA World Health Four members of staff from the UK’s Department for International Development bilateral health program in the Democratic Republic of…

July 2015 31
Staff Q&A with Antonio Nevada Martinez
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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]What is your title at IMA? Consultant in Architecture and Solar Power How long have you been working for IMA? Since July 3, 2013 Where do you live? Kananga, Kasai Occidental, R.D.C. What does…

June 2015 18
Staff Q&A with Evan Schellenberg
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What is your title at IMA? I am the Construction Coordinator in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). How long have you been working for IMA? I started in March 2014. Where do you live?…

May 2015 13
Another Health Center Completed in DRC!
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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] The IMA Construction Team has completed its third health center in Kasai Occidental province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Construction on Lumumba Health Center began May 15, 2014, and was completed March…

March 2015 22
IMA World Health 2014 Annual Report
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[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Dear Friends, Compiling our Annual Report is both an externally and internally reflective time, and as I write this letter I am struck by how reflective this entire year was for our team at…

March 2015 02
IMA DRC Construction Team Kicks Off Ambitious Program in Equateur
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The kings of IMA DRC construction are at it again, this time making their way through the northern province of Equateur. Antonio Martinez and Evan Schellenberg, the architect and engineer at IMA DRC, are…

January 2015 24
Building Better Health Care: One Brick at a Time
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://imaworldhealth.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Brick-making.mp4"][/video] [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]With one fifth of children not reaching their first birthday, the Democratic Republic of Congo has one of the highest levels of child mortality in the world. It also…

January 2015 01
First of many: through ASSP, IMA inaugurates two new health centers in DRC
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In mid-November, IMA inaugurated two new health facilities built and equipped through the Access to Primary Healthcare (ASSP) program in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which works to strengthen the health system in close collaboration with…

November 2014 21
Donor profile: Kenneth Kovacs goes beyond his church’s walls to help others
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[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Kenneth Kovacs goes beyond the walls of his Maryland church to help others. Way beyond. The pastor of Catonsville Presbyterian Church has traveled all over the world, including multiple trips to Africa with IMA World…

September 2014 04
Improving Health in DR Congo, Brick by Brick
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The health center is a central feature of the health care system in DR Congo. While each health zone has a large referral hospital where more serious cases are referred, the smaller health centers, scattered…

August 2014 15
Life is Beautiful in DRC, That’s Why We are Working to Preserve It
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Many of you have seen the photographs coming out of the Democratic Republic of Congo with the hashtag #lifeisbeautiful. The goal of posting these photos is to change the perception of how the outside world sees…

September 2013 20
Access to Primary Health Care Project (ASSP)
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[vc_row][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Improving health for 8 million people in the Congo ABOUT THE PROJECT The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the second most populous country in sub-Saharan Africa, with an estimated total population of…

September 2013 18
ANNOUNCING: IMA to reach 8 million in DRC
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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] IMA World Health/ Emily Esworthy This summer, IMA World Health officially launched our largest project to date – a five-year, $283 million program that will provide access to primary health care for eight million…