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 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…

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…