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  • Our Mission

    We provide mobile populations and related communities with sustainable access to high quality health services. Read More

  • Where we work

    We operate a network of clinics strategically placed along Africa’s transport corridors. Find out where on our interactive map. Read More

  • Our Partners

    North Star works with an alliance of partners to deliver health care where it’s needed most. Find out about our partners. Read More

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    Help North Star win the 2014 NRC Charity Award!
    We are proud to announce that North Star Alliance has reached to be in the pre-selection of the prestigious 2014 NRC Charity Award Competition. We need your help to make it through the final round! NRC, one of the Netherlands’ leading daily newspapers, is offering full-page advertising worth €75,000 for selected worthy causes. After submitting our advertisement [...]
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    A Statement on Flight MH17
    All of us at North Star Alliance are deeply shocked and saddened by the tragic loss of life following the crash of Malaysian Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine yesterday. Several of our friends and colleagues were killed in the crash while en route to the International AIDS Society meeting in Melbourne, Australia. Their loss will [...]
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    Are you a PIQuE (“Peak”) performer?
    In September last year, we asked representatives from all three regions to define what made North Star people so special. They came up with four core qualities that make us stand out from the rest: People matter We treat everyone with respect and dignity We build relationships We believe in our peers and colleagues at [...]
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    North Star uses biometric verification technology
    We are pleased to announce that North Star has completed the roll-out of our new biometric verification technology at all our Roadside Wellness Centres (RWCs) in Eastern and Western Africa. Thanks to the generous support of AIDS Fonds and DERMALOG Identification Systems the new ZF1 fingerprint readers will help us more accurately and quickly verify [...]
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    Introducing the 2013 North Star Alliance Annual Overview
    It’s hard to believe that we’re almost halfway through 2014. There is so much going on at North Star Alliance at the moment that we’ve hardly have time to look at the calendar. Many of the exciting developments we’re now working on (and will soon be able to report on – stay tuned!) were set [...]
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  • Our Roadside Clinics

    Upington
    Our Upington clinic provides a full range of primary health services, as well as key ‘tier one’ services such as HIV counselling and testing, testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, and malaria, and health information and outreach services for mobile workers, sex workers, and the Upington community. Upington is the fifth clinic opened [...]
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    Musina
    Musina is a South African border town, located on the N1 highway near the South Africa – Zimbabwe Beitbridge border crossing. With over 1,100 trucks moving between Musina, South Africa, and Beitbridge, Zimbabwe daily, the Beitbridge border post is recognised as one of the busiest in Southern Africa. As a result, it is also a [...]
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    Pongola, South Africa
    The town of Pongola is situated along the N2 in northern KwaZulu-Natal roughly 10 kilometers from the Swaziland border. Beyond being a busy resting point for drivers en route to and from busy regional centres including Johannesburg, Durban, Mbabane and Maputo, Pongola is also surrounded by 50 square kilometers of important agricultural land where both [...]
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    Ngodwana, South Africa
    Ngodwana, South Africa. The centre, which is located on the busy N4 Highway in the province of Mpumalanga, is ideally situated to provide health services to mobile workers moving between cities including Johannesburg and Pretoria, and the Mozambican capital of Maputo. On the western border of South Africa, the N4 also connects to the A2, [...]
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    City Deep, South Africa
    The North Star Alliance City Deep Roadside Wellness Centre is situated inside the City Deep Retail shopping centre (a central hub for transport and logistics companies) and is North Star’s flagship clinic for Southern Africa. First Opening 1 September 2013 Key Partners: PEPFAR, USAID, the South African Department of Health
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    Inchope, Mozambique
    Inchope is strategically located at the intersection of two major transport routes crossing Mozambique; one linking the port of Beira to the Zimbabwean capital Harare, and the other connecting the North of the country to the South. First Opening: 1 March 2013 Partners: FHI360, United Nations World Food Programme, the Ministry of Transport and Communication [...]
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    Farafenni, The Gambia
    Truck drivers in the Gambia tend to be highly mobile and commonly spend between two weeks and a month away from home to cover domestic routes; a remarkably long period of time country that is only 500 km long and 50 km wide. Bad road conditions, poorly maintained trucks, and infrequent access to petrol exacerbate [...]
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    Kazungula Ferry, Botswana
    Kazungula Ferry is a pontoon ferry across the 400-metre-wide Zambezi River. It is one of the largest ferries in south-central Africa and operates between border posts at Kazungula, Zambia and Kasane, Botswana. The Kazungula Ferry links the Livingstone-Sesheke road (which connects to the Trans–Caprivi Highway at Katima Mulilo and forms part of the Walvis Bay [...]
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    Forbes, Zimbabwe
    Forbes is located in Manicaland, Zimbabwe near the Mozambican border along a key transport route connecting Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, to the Port of Beira in Mozambique. First Opening 1 October 2012 Key Partners: Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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    Matsapha, Swaziland
    The Matsapha Roadside Wellness Centre (RWC) opened its doors at the beginning of 1 October 2012 and forms part of the network of clinics operated by North Star across the Southern African region. First Opening 1 October 2012 Key Partners: Unitrans
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