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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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    Ebola Mission Update
    On Sunday, North Star Alliance colleague, Samba Touray, returned from his mission to the Ebola zone. Over the space of almost two weeks he spent time collecting data at the World Food Programme Ebola Response Unit in Dakar, Senegal; as well as in Monrovia, Liberia, and Freetown, Sierra Leone. After receiving Samba’s report on Tuesday, [...]
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    North Star Confirms Scoping Mission to West Africa
    North Star Alliance is proud to confirm that a scoping mission to West Africa is currently taking place, with the aim to identify key areas within which the team can work alongside partnering NGO’s in the fight against Ebola. With a strong background in providing quality health services to mobile and hard-to-reach populations, the organisation [...]
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    Three things an Ebola vaccine won’t fix
    Good news from the WHO this week: trials on three promising Ebola vaccines are being accelerated and we may just have one of them in the field as early as the first quarter of 2015. A vaccine with even limited efficacy would be welcome news indeed, particularly for the beleaguered healthcare workers, who continue to [...]
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    Ebola: When will we learn?
    We are facing a global pandemic that will impact millions, with a devastatingly high mortality rate, no known cure, and a slow and embarrassingly inadequate international response. Sound familiar? Not so long ago these very terms were used to describe the HIV/AIDS pandemic. And now, only a few days ago Thomas Frieden, director of the [...]
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    Luke Disney talks about Innovation and Partnerships at AidEx 2014
    North Star Alliance is proud to advise that our Director, Luke Disney, will be once again be speaking at the annual AidEx conference in Brussels, on 12-13 November this year. Now in its fourth year, AidEx has established itself as the leading platform for the international aid and development community to come together under one roof, [...]
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  • Our Roadside Clinics

    Bloemhof
    North Star Alliance’s Roadside Wellness Centre at Bloemhof, South Africa is located on the busy N12 Highway and is a busy stopping point for truckers. First Opening 8 May 2014 Key Partners: PEPFAR   Region: Southern Africa Corridor: N12 Opening days/hours: Monday-Friday: 18:00-22:00 Branding: North Star Alliance Wellness Centre/PEPFAR Nurses: Mrs. Beauty Motsage Mr. Kabelo [...]
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    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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