The "Airbus Corporate Foundation" and "Aviation Sans Frontières" send medical equipment to Thailand onboard the second A380 aircraft delivered to Thai Airways
Toulouse, 28 November 2012
Seven months! Seven months, this is the time necessary for the superb, brand new Thai Airways A380 to carry in its hold 1.5 metric ton of humanitarian supplies! For our Midi-Pyrénées ‘s delegation it was a real premiere and we foresee a future to this experience, as we shall see later.
It was the first time that they had visited Dragon 75.
These children, who suffer from neuro-congenital pathologies, both short-stay and long-stay patients, are looked after by the Healthcare Centre for after-care and rehabilitation, at the Saint Maurice Hospitals in the Val de Marne 'département'. It was the first time that they had visited Dragon 75, and they had been really looking forward to it for weeks.
The AOC attests that ASF complies with the same safety requirements as any airline company.
After a little more than two years taking advantage of THS Niger's hospitality, which had kindly accepted our two planes in its fleet, ASF has just received from the French Civil Aviation, a European Aircraft Operator Certificate (AOC).
This accreditation is an event for Aviation Sans Frontières, as it attests that our association, by its operation and equipment fulfill the safety requirements of the public air transport.
Coumba Sy Cherif has been working for years as aProject Leader in Specialised Care at Terre des Hommes in Nouakchott.
Coumba Sy Cherif has been working for years as aProject Leader in Specialised Care at Terre des Hommes in Nouakchott. Within the framework of a partnership with ASF, she was in charge of organising escorts for children requiring urgent medical care from Mauritania for more than 15 years. In Mauritania, Coumba Sy Cherif plays an active part in the Committee on Solidarity with the Victims of Human Rights Violations (Comité de Solidarité avec les Victimes des Violations des Droits Humains).
After their journey with two ASF escorts from Vientiane (Laos) to Paris, they will be taken into care...
After having met the families of the three sick children (Moukda 7 years, Athidtha 2 and a half and Biou 2) all suffering from a cardiac malformation called "tetralogy of Fallot", at their premises of Sante France in Vientiane, Annick and Remy, ASF escorts, first took the children to Bangkok.
A call from Clermont Ferrand requests our help to send a medicine which is vital for the survival of an 11 years old girl
Friday 2 March 2012
A call from Clermont Ferrand requests our help to send a medicine which is vital for the survival of an 11 years old girl who had been operated on by the neurosurgeon Abel Kabre of the Yalgado Ouedraogo Hospital in Burkina Faso.
It must be sent on to morrow, Saturday 3rd of March on the flight to Ougadougou which leaves at 4 PM. The medicine arrives at Orly on Friday evening at 8:15 PM.
Onyx was only 6 months old when she left her sad mum to undergone surgery in the US.
RADIANT, that’s the word to express the joy of those parents being reunited with their 8 months old daughter “Onyx”. They could hardly believe their eyes as they discovered their child’s brand new face after a successful surgery to repair her cleft lip and palate.
Toys collected by the Quai Branly Museum on the occasion of the operation " Another Christmas " were distributed
Toys collected by the Quai Branly Museum on the occasion of the operation " Another Christmas " were distributed to the children of refugees in Cox Bazar's camps in the South of Bangladesh in partnership with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).