Anjebetrongo and Ampasinambo clinics a success

HoverAid’s Mad Medical Safari team returned from the latest field trip tired but happy. Over a two week period over 450 patient consultations resulted in 30 eye operations, and 12 other surgical procedures all carried out in some of the most remote communities in Madagascar. Not all the medical procedures could be carried out in…

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Ankavandra MMS

Ankavandra MMS Report: 190 consultations, 4 major surgeries, 13 micro surgeries, 30 circumcision’s, 40 dental patients and 10 ECHO.

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Ankavandra MMS Report September 2016

Ankavandra is severed from the outside world for 4 months each year during the rainy season. In the dry season, access is scarcely better with the track a sea of clay dust and the river so low as to make it almost unnegotiable by canoe. Year round the region is blighted by bandits who target the herds of zebu being driven to the cattle market in Tsiroanomandidy.

Over the 5 days of the September 2016 MMS to Ankavandra we were able to give… Consultations to 235 people, Major surgery to 5 people, Minor surgery to 7 people, Dental care to 56 people, Echographies to 29 people.

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Appeal launched as Cyclone Ava causes flash flooding

Locals in Maindrivazo move livestock to safe ground Cyclone Ava made landfall on Friday morning, lashing mostly the eastern parts of Madagascar with violent winds and heavy rains.  With winds still gusting at 90mph at 10 am on Monday morning, flash flooding in many areas is causing extensive damage.  The National Bureau of Disaster Risk…

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Beroroha Base Opens

The base will house both the River Rover hovercraft and a new Vortex 5 currently being built in the UK. Teams from other NGO’s will be able to use the base and HoverAid will take them to the remote villages along the river. Our community health programme will be boosted by having HoverAid staff permanently…

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