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Medical Services

As an integrated health center, Merrueshi Village Health Center offers the following services.

  • Family practice
  • Maternity services
  • General medicine
  • Health education
  • Referral services 

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Common and Serious Diseases and Illnesses

Considering the remoteness and lack of medical facilities in the area, it is difficult to provide accurate data on health problems in Merrueshi community. However, what is clear is that there are common illnesses such as:

  • Malnutrition in children
  • Eye, skin and scalp infections
  • Anemia in women (possibly due to malnutrition)
  • Upper respiratory infections
  • Malaria
  • Typhoid fever
  • Complications and death in women from childbirth, (possibly due to lack of adequate obstetric services)

Serious Diseases and Illnesses

Remote cases of tuberculosis, brucellosis, and HIV/Aids

Factors Influencing Health issues in Merrueshi Community.

  • Limited food supplies especially during drought
  • Livestock living with people attract disease-carrying fleas, ticks, and flies

The clinic has managed to tackle the following services.

  • Treating common diseases including fever, malaria, joint pain, anemia, worm disease, eye, skin and scalp infections, respiratory disease
  • Introduced a well-balanced nutritional program for mothers and children with vitamin, protein and other nutritional deficiencies (this program is being implemented in partnership with Concern International)
  • Transportation for serious and emergency cases to the nearest district hospitals
  • The clinic have organized periodical and special visits for services such as pediatric, eye testing, and dental hygiene.
  • Provided regular health education through seminars
  • Brought immunization program for cholera, hepatitis, tetanus, Typhoid and yellow fever.
  • Expanded examination and vaccination program for children and their mothers
  • Worked in partnership with traditional midwives to ensure smooth baby deliveries and in-patient services and care for new mothers.
  • Trained several community health workers



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