Contact Amref Health Africa in Europe

Regional offices in Europe

Amref Health Africa Austria
Nonntaler Hauptstraße 61
5020 Salzburg, Austria
Tel: +43 662 840101
Fax: +43 662 821224
Email: office@amref.at
Website: www.amref.at

Amref Health Africa Spain
C/ Duque de Sesto, 7 – 1º A
28009 Madrid
Tel: +34.91.310.27.86
Fax: +34.91.319.68.12
Email: aechegaray@amref.es
Website: www.amref.es
 

Amref Health Africa France
134 bd Haussmann
75 008 Paris, France
Tel: +33 (0) 1 71 19 75 34
Fax: +33 (0) 1 71 19 75 35
Email: info@amref.fr
Website: www.amref.fr

Amref Health Africa Germany
Brunnenstrasse 185
10119 Berlin, Germany
Tel:+49 (0) 30 288 733 81                  
Email: office@amrefgermany.de
Website:  www.amrefgermany.de

Amref Health Africa Italy
Via Alberico II, 4
00193 – Rome – Italy
Amref Health Africa Italy – Branch Office
Via Carroccio 12
20123 Milan – Italy
Tel: +39.06.99704650
Fax: +39.06.3202227
Email: info@amref.it
Website: www.amref.it

Amref Health Africa Netherlands
AMREF Flying Doctors
Haagsche Schouwweg 6G
2332 KG Leiden
Tel: +31 71-576 9476
Fax: +31 71-5763777
Email: info@amref.nl
Website: www.amref.nl

Amref Health Africa Monaco
Le Saint Andre
20 Boulevard de Suisse
Monaco 98 000 MC
Email: contact @amrefmonaco.org
Website: www.amrefmonaco.org

Amref Health Africa Nordic
Roslagsgatan 14
SE - 113 55 STOCKHOLM
Tel:+46 (0) 8 562 500 90; +46 (0) 70 35 50 865                   
Email: info@amref.se
Website: www.amref.se

Amref Health Africa UK
Lower Ground Floor,
15-18 White Lion Street,
London
N1 9PD
Tel: (+44) 0207 269 5520
Email: info@amrefuk.org
Website: www.amrefuk.org

 

 

 

Uganda - key health statistics


  • Each year there are an estimated 66,000 AIDS-related deaths – in 2006 there were 132,500 new infections, 20.6% of them among children because of mother-to-child transmission.

  • 50% of Uganda’s estimated 2.4 million orphans have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

  • Each year there are 70,000–110,000 malaria-related deaths.

  • Malnutrition is an underlying cause of around 60% of child deaths.

  • Only 42% of births are supervised by a health professional.

  • Uganda has only 2,209 doctors, 16,221 nurses and 1,702 laboratory technicians – almost a third of health posts are not filled.


Southern Sudan - key health statistics


  • Independence for Southern Sudan has come at a very high cost – 2.5 million lives: displacement and migration of 4 million people in two decades of civil war

  • Southern Sudan has only 27% of the health workforce required to serve its population; many working in the health system lack key health care skills and knowledge

  • Child mortality rate: 135 per 1,000 live births

  • Maternal mortality rate: one in every 50 live births, one of the highest in the world

  • There is only one doctor per 100,000 people.

  • Only 10% of births are attended by skilled health staff

  • Only 17% of children are fully immunised

  • Preventable diseases – eg TB and diarrhoea – cause most deaths and illness

  • 45% of under-fives suffer chronic diarrhoea –one of their biggest killers