Daria KIMULI 1, 10, Juraj BENCA 1, Victor NAMULANDA 1, Vitalis OKOTH 1, Martina UTESENA 1, Marta TAZIAROVA 1, Igor KMIŤ 2, Dominika PALOCKOVA 1,2, Irena ADAMOVA 1, Zuzana KALAVSKA 1, Maria Zoltan KOMLOSI 1,4, Ingrid HUPKOVÁ 2, Jose SUVADA 1, Alexandra MAMOVA 1, Katherine MOLNAROVA 1,6, Gertruda MIKOLASOVA 1,5, Zuzana HAJDEN 2, Michaela KUNIAKOVA 1,8, Peter PAGAC 1,8, Kristina PAUER 2, Silvia SECKOVA 1,4, Jirina KAFKOVA 1,4, Mário JANČOVIČ 2, Veronika SLADECKOVA 1,7, Andrea KALAVSKA 1,7, Andrea SHAHUM 1, Helena KONOSOVA 1, Eva HORVATHOVA 1,7, Libusa RADKOVA 1, Ladislav BUCKO 1,3, Maria SRAMKOVA 1, Lenka VALLUSOVA 1, Lubica LIBOVA 1, Jana OTRUBOVA 1, Anna MURGOVA 1, Jaroslava DRGOVÁ 2, Mario BARTKOVJAK 1, Monika WACHIRA 1 and Caterine MULAMA 1 on behalf of the Working group of the ISAC-Infections in Catastrophes 10
1 St Philippe Neri school Joshka, St Zdenka Schelling, St Raphael, Bakita Mary Immaculate Ctr and St Elizabeth Univ trop pediatric programme Nairobi and St Francis School Malindi, St Bakita House Eldoret, St Philippe Dan Bosco House Kisumu, Muhuroni Nutrition centre, Naivasha Mother and Child health programme, Naivasha, Nairobi, Joshka, Malindi, Kisumu, Muhuroni, Ruisinga, Rep of Kenya
2 St Elzabeth Univ Slovak Trop Inst Bratislava, SK, EU and Donau Univ Krems, Austria
3 Ha Buasono St Cecilia Pariush and St Elizabeth Univ programme Maseru Ctr, Kingdom of Lesotho
4 Blessed Forty Martyrers of Buta Nutrition Cetre Condi, SEU Trop and Nutrition programme Rep of Burundi
5 Missionaires of Charity Awasa SEU health programme Awasa, Ethiopia
6 Bigugu Health Ctr SEU trop programme Bigugy Rep of Rwanda
7 Mary Immaculata Hosp Mapurdit, SEU HIV TBC and nutritional Programme, Yrol County, South Sudan
8 PMCT Health Ctr, Don Bosco Parish, Beira, Rep of Mozambique
9 Don Bosco Centre of Sante/ Parish Antanarivo, Madagascar
10 Int. Society of Antibiotical Chemothetapy (ISAC) Working Group (WG) ID in Catastrophes, ISAC Aberdeen, UK
Background: Malnutrition, HIV, TB and Malaria are the major healthcare problems in streetchildren in Subsaharan Africa.
Methods: 20 years experience in nutrition school and communicable diseases incl HIV programmes focused on vulnerable children in subsaharan Africa icluding South Sudan Ethiopia, Burundi, Rwanda, Malawi, Lesotho, Mozabiqe, Madagascar, Uganda and 6 in Republic of Kenya are analyzed and described.
Results: Most projects have nutrition as major goal, however majority of the include primary education and health care for children and their parents as well.More than 130 European doctors health and social programme workers are active in from tropicteam based in St. Elizabeth Uniiversity Tropical Institute Slovak Rep.
Conclusion: Trop diseases programme and Nutrition programme within last 20 years are involved to improve the health and quality of life of vulnerable children mainly stretchildren, chidren with HIV TB and other communicable diseases and malnutrition.
Key words: streetchildren, malnutrition, pediatric HIV.
Lek obz, 2020, 69(5): 157-159