Over our 8 years of existence, North Star Alliance has worked with more than 70 partners coming from the public and private sectors. The incredible support that our partners provide us is crucial in sustaining and developing our overall activities, bringing health to hard-to-reach populations across sub-Saharan Africa. Today, we are elated to welcome a…

Over the past seven years, North Star Alliance has been built by not only a dedicated management team, but also our incredible staff on the ground. Now covering three regions – Eastern, Southern and Western Africa – our staff are not only hard working, but the unsung heroes of the work that we do with…

As part of our partnership with the Abidjan-Lagos Corridor Organisation (ALCO), North Star Alliance’s custom made electronic patient management system COMETS is now also being implemented in ALCO’s 8 existing information units at the borders and 13 referral centers along West Africa’s busiest transport corridor. In order for the system to become fully operational, ALCO and North…

“Welcome to Lagos” is the best documentary on Africa I’ve seen. When the BBC first brought it out two years ago they presented it as the first of a series on life in mega cities. Sadly, they must have had second thoughts (or, more likely, budget cuts) because I’m still eagerly awaiting the next instalment….

This photo was taken in Cotonou Benin by Marc Bullens, North Star Alliance Project Manager West Africa. “This is one of the hunderds fuel sellers in Cotonou. Those guys risk their life every day to earn a few euros. They get the fuel in Nigeria where its half the price as in Benin. They then…

Danielle Coulibaly, North Star Alliance West Africa Manager, is interviewed for International Women's Day

General Manager West Africa, Danielle Coulibaly, gets a tour of Akwaba Radio in in Noé, Côte d’Ivoire (at the Côte d’Ivoire/Ghana border) during a survey trip along the Abidjan-Lagos corridor, where North Star Alliance is expanding throughout this year. Akwaba Radio also featured an interview with Danielle this past International Women’s Day. To stay up…

Phillippe Duterloo at North Star Alliance Truck

The following article was written by Phillippe Duterloo, North Star Alliance Intern through the TNT Global Experience Program. It is not every day that an intern gets sent to The Gambia and asked to solely represent an organization and kick-start its expansion in West-Africa. No easy job. However, the decision and trust North Star Alliance…

Setting up a ‘wellness centre’ is no easy or straightforward task. Just like the roads here in The Gambia, it can be a bumpy ride…the iconic red dust of the African countryside clogs your senses – it impairs your vision, stifles your nose and blurs your thinking. In the midst of such uncertainty, all one wants is some guidance – a clearly marked signpost or updated map – to get you back on the right track.

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