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  • AMDA Haitis effort to support IDPs

    Publication date:2024-02-22

    Between 19 and 22 October 2023, AMDA Haiti provided humanitarian assistance to internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. 

     

    Due to escalating gang violence (including murder and arson) triggered by the nation’s recent political and economic instability, many residents have been fleeing their homes to take refuge in evacuation camps set up in the capital. The Haiti chapter has supported the evacuees by organizing medical relief and donating necessities such as medical supplies

    • AMDA Philippines to organize health-related assistance in Metro Manila

      Publication date:2023-12-07
      Mizumo Ohara (AMDA Headquarters)
       
      On 9 September 2023, AMDA Philippines organized a comprehensive health-related relief effort in the City of Parañaque located in Metro Manila, the central part of the Philippines’ capital. 

      AMDA Philippines collaborated with organizations such as Red Cross Philippines and Rotary Club in carrying out the aid work

      • AMDA Haiti organizes relief activities for IDPs

        Publication date:2023-11-08
        On 5 September 2003, AMDA Haiti organized a program to support internally displaced persons (IDPs) that fled escalating gang violence and sought refuge in makeshift camps in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti. In recent years, Haiti has been facing difficulties in maintaining security due to its political stalemate, in which criminal groups have been increasingly gaining control over the nation. 

        In fear of frequent killings and arsons, many people have been taking shelter in refugee camps set up in Port-au-Prince.

        • Emergency medicine training to resume in Mongolia

          Publication date:2023-06-08
          Tae Namba (AMDA Headquarters)
           
          In September 2022, AMDA’s Prof. Takushi Sato returned to Mongolia to give long-awaited lectures and guidance on emergency medicine to local doctors. The workshop was held on the diagnosis and treatment methods of external injuries.

          For the first time in two years, AMDA organized a training program for staff members of Ulaanbaatar Emergency Service (known as 103), an emergency medical service unit directly operated by the Mongolian health ministry.

          • AMDA to resume endoscopy training in Mongolia

            Publication date:2023-06-02
            Tae Namba (AMDA Headquarters)
             
            In September 2022, AMDA resumed endoscopy training in Mongolia, which had been temporarily suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic. Based on the partnership between Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences (MNUMS) and AMDA that was formed in 2011, the project was held every year between 2017 and 2019 under the guidance of Japanese endoscopist Dr. Takushi Sato, who also serves as an AMDA board member.

            From 19 to 24 September 2022, Dr. Sato along with Dr.

            • AMDA Damak Hospital to resume endoscopy training

              Publication date:2023-05-15
              Dr. Archana Shrestha Joshi (AMDA Headquarters)
               
              AMDA Damak Hospital (run by AMDA Nepal) is a secondary medical facility located in Damak, Jhapa in the eastern part of Nepal. Serving as the region’s core hospital, the number of outpatients totaled 66,620, while handling 5,586 childbirths in 2021. 

              The facility manages to operate its intensive care units thanks to the support from Japan. However, the environment surrounding endoscopy has yet to be enhanced. To strengthen its capabilities, AMDA

              • Activity Report on 2022 Java Earthquake Emergency Relief

                Publication date:2023-01-13
                AMDA Indonesia has recently submitted an activity report on the Java earthquake emergency relief which took place in November 2022.The report can be downloaded from the link below:Activity Report on 2

                • AMDA Emergency Relief #4: Earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia

                  Publication date:2021-02-04

                  On 29 January 2021, the second medical team, comprising aid workers from AMDA Indonesia and Universitas Muslim Indonesia (three doctors and nine med-students), was dispatched to quake-hit Majene and Mamuju Regencies in Sulawesi.

                  Taking over its predecessor’s work, the team has engaged itself in medical activities at local evacuation shelters. It also provides mental care to those who are persevering the evacuation life. This time, a group of story tellers organized a story-telling event for children at a tent set up at the site.

                  • AMDA Emergency Relief #3: Earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia

                    Publication date:2021-01-26
                    A joint medical team comprising aid workers from AMDA Indonesia, Universitas Muslim Indonesia (medical department) and its AMSA branch (AMSA UMI) has been working in Majene Regency, Sulawesi to help the residents hit hard by the January 15th earthquake. Besides offering medical services, the team has been distributing relief supplies.

                    To the villages that are not accessible by car, the staff members have been entering the areas on foot. On the

                    • AMDA Emergency Relief #2: Earthquake in Sulawesi, Indonesia

                      Publication date:2021-01-19
                      In response to the mag. 6.2 earthquake that struck Sulawesi in Indonesia on 15 January 2021, AMDA Indonesia has been jointly carrying out aid work with Universitas Muslim Indonesia (medical department) and the members of Asian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) who are studying at the said medical school.

                      On the 17th, a team of 16 aid workers (including four doctors) arrived in hard-hit Majene to

                       
                       
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