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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

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    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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    North Star Alliance Opens New Clinic in Upington, South Africa
    Today, we’re excited to announce the opening of a new Roadside Wellness Centre in Upington, South Africa. Our new Upington clinic, the 32nd to join our Africa-wide network, and our 7th in South Africa, will provide a full range of primary health services, as well as key ‘tier one’ services such as HIV counselling and [...]
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    North Star Alliance Opens New Clinic in Musina, South Africa
    Clearing over 1,100 trucks daily, the Beitbridge Border Crossing between South Africa and Zimbabwe is one of Southern Africa’s busiest. As a result, it has also long been a hotspot for the transmission of diseases like tuberculosis, malaria, HIV, and other sexually transmitted infections. In 2009, we took a big first step in combatting the [...]
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    North Star Alliance Featured on BBC’s The Tea Trail with Simon Reeve
    Tea is one of the most popular drinks around the world – but how many people think about where it comes from? While countries like China and India might come to mind, the reality is that much of the tea we consume globally is grown and packed in Africa and put up for auction in [...]
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    North Star Alliance Opens New Clinic in Pongola, South Africa
    This week, on World AIDS Day, we are pleased to announce the opening of our latest Roadside Wellness Centre in Pongola, South Africa. This new clinic is the third of five new clinics to be opened in South Africa as part of a collaborative initiative with the Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute (Wits RHI), [...]
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    A Message on World AIDS Day
    Seven years ago, HIV and AIDS were having a devastating impact on Africa’s truck drivers. Without access to health services along their routes, HIV was left unchecked, and, just like the goods drivers were transporting, able to move along corridors into communities across the continent. The impact of this was not only being felt by [...]
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    Livingstone, Zambia
    North Star Alliance’s Roadside Wellness Centre at Livingstone, Zambia is located on the busy A8 Highway near the busy Victoria Falls border crossing between Zambia and Zimbabwe. First Opening 17 April 2014 Key Partners: Southern African Development Community (SADC)
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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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