SYRIA. Pediatric patient examination at MAGNA clinic. © Martin Bandžák/MAGNA

Medical care is collapsing as the conflict escalates

Last month Syria’s fragile cease fire was shaken by fierce fighting that broke out near Idlib.Thousands of children, women, and entire families fled from north-western Syria to more stable pockets in neighbourhoods. >>

Malaria – every two minutes another child dies

Malaria is one of the world’s most acute infectious diseases, striking up to 200 million people each year. It particularly threatens children on African continent and even though it is preventable and treatable, a child dies of malaria every two minutes. >>

We’re helping unseen women to survive

The right to live is the most important and fundamental right of any woman. In crises around the world, women are among the most vulnerable to violence and its the most common victims. >>

South Sudan: where mothers cannot mourn their children

A distant outline of a person slowly walks an arid road. Only as it approaches closer, one can recognize a woman holding a child. His body is bloated and visibly feverish and weak. >>

We help babies survive their critical first month

For mothers and children living in remote and hard to reach areas the most critical part of their lives is the time of delivery and the first month of the newborn child. Provision of mother and child healthcare is one of MAGNA main activities. >>

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV stopped in 98% of cases

World AIDS Day is commemorated on 1 December and this year the 30th anniversary is being celebrated. MAGNA started off in 2002 as one of the first organisations to treat HIV patients and help stop the HIV/AIDs epidemic in Cambodia and now we are providing medical treatment to more than 3,000 children and adolescents. >>

Rape or Death

Even in these times, millions of women around the world face different types of violence. Rape and other forms of sexual assault are only some of them. They are all too frequently widespread in conflict environments as a weapon. MAGNA’s hospitals in Congo are providing medical care to victims almost daily. >>

MAGNA treats more than 10,000 undernourished children every year

Acute malnutrition is the most common cause of death among children under 5 years of age. More than 3.5 million children die annually around the globe due to poor nutrition. >>

Denisa Augustinova on Humanity

What have you experienced these past months? "I have been at the Syrian border; we are building another hospital for victims of sexual violence in Cambodia and in Congo we help people who are malnourished and victims of rape," says the founder of the MAGNA. >>

MAGNA is starting a new program to treat child malnutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo

MAGNA is launching a project in the area of Iboko and Nsele in the northeast of Congo to treat and prevent child malnourishment in 46 healthcare facilities. >>

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