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Fighting Diseases

Globally, an estimated 2.3 million people were newly infected with HIV in 2012. People living in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 70% of all new infections. [World Health Organisation]

The burden of disease weighs most heavily upon communities already blighted by poverty. Stopping the spread of diseases like HIV and Malaria helps those already fighting against the odds to free themselves from poverty.

Life-saving projects in this health programme

Student Elective Bursary

EMMS International offers bursaries to assist medical, dental, nursing and therapy students who are wishing to undertake an elective in a mission hospital.

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Delhi: Shalom HIV & AIDS Clinic

Shalom HIV & AIDS Clinic exists so that people living with these devastating conditions have somewhere they can go to receive care and compassion.

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Mziche: Delivering life without HIV

Given the right support, a pregnant woman who is HIV+ can give birth to a healthy, disease-free baby.

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Mulanje: Primary Healthcare

Reducing the spread of diseases, improving the care of mothers and babies, and tackling malnutrition.

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Nkhoma: Essential Healthcare

Working with Nkhoma Mission Hospital and local health centres to improve access to essential healthcare.

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Malawi: Emergency Flood Response

Working with Mulanje Mission Hospital and Palliative Care Support Trust (Blantyre) to help those affected by devastating floods in January 2015.

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Nepal: Emergency Earthquake Response

Helping rural communities affected by a massive earthquake in April 2015 by supplying food, shelter and emergency medical care.

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