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Makira Province November 2012

Nima Primary School - help at last!

The children at this school and their families had made a request to the government for medical assistance in 2007.
SPAH was proud to answer the call.



When we entered the precinct we were told we were the first doctors to visit in over 20 years!


This video shows the extent to which a child's life becomes affected by tinea when it covers their whole body.






On a happier note:

Official welcome from Nima School!


Mage Primary School

Only 7km away from Nima but a staggering 7 hour walk due to the rugged terrain.


These locations are land locked.




One challenged child with Downs Syndrome and 100% body coverage with tinea.