managed by E. Blüml
Since its foundation in 1922, the Medical Mission Institute has been committed to more health in the countries of the south. The main problems in these countries are the high maternal and child mortality rates, the lack of doctors and nursing staff as well as an insufficient number of hospitals and health posts. The strengthening of the health systems is urgently required.
The Medical Mission Institute focuses on further training as well as consultancy activities within the scope of its work priorities HIV/AIDS, global health, political advocacy, humanitarian cooperation, tropical medicine and appropriate technologies. The Institute also cares for people, who have fled their home countries.
In Germany, the Institute conducts regular training sessions for medical professionals in preparation for missions in mainly African countries. Our staff frequently travels to different countries in order to conduct training sessions for local health personnel. Furthermore, the Institute also ad
Die Zahl der Infektionen ist zurückgegangen - auch dank des Zugangs der Bevölkerung zu sauberem Wasser. Doch noch immer sind viele Bewohner der Insel Ijinga nicht versorgt, sondern entnehmen nach wie vor das kontaminierte Wasser aus dem Viktoriasee. Diese Lücke müssen wir dringend schließen, damit Schistosomiasis bald der Vergangenheit angehört.