On Saturday, March 7th, visit Galerie Myrtis and purchase stunning jewelry and leather goods created by the Tuareg people of Niger. Proceeds will benefit the Central Regional Hospital of Agadez [Centre Hospitalier Régional d’Agadez] in Niger, Africa. Donation of medical supplies also accepted.
Abakaoua Hamada, a native of the Niger and will be present to handle your purchase and answer questions about the hospital.
The health system is under-resourced. More than 50% of the population does not have access to health services. The quality of available health services and their coverage are both severely limited. Public health programs are overstretched. Health service users have to pay substantial charges.
|Reference: World Health Organization (Niger: Country profile)
Main public health issues and concerns