samedi 12 mai 2012
Partnership Agir Ensemble, D.R.Congo and Solutions4Health, UK
Partnership Agir Ensemble, D.R.Congo and Solutions4Health, UK Agir Ensemble is a NGO based in the city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo which is involved in cancer control and tobacco control since 2004. It is member of UICC, ALIAM, partner with AORTIC, member of FCA, ATCA and has realized a lot of actions against tobacco, cancer, palliative care. We have demonstrated an international involvement in the fight against NCDs. During the Afro WHO consultation meeting in Brazzaville April 4-6, 2011, Agir Ensemble has given a delegate as a representative of UICC to discuss the declaration that was adopted at the UN High level summit in September 2011 in New York. Agir Ensemble has been represented by its director of Health Department at the 15th World Conference on Tobacco Or Health in Singapore from March 20-24, 2012 and before the conference, we have been in contact with Solutions4Health of UK to build a partnership in smoking cessation with our medical clinic to help people in D.R.Congo have access to tobacco control service with technical support from Solutions4Health. During the conference, we met with delegates from Solutions4Health to see how we can improve our partnership and setup strategies to look for funding for our health link. So, THET program was one of opportunities to strengthen our link. Mateus Kambale Sahani, M.D. Director of Health Department Agir Ensemble.