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World Water Day

In Cabo Delgado, Mozambique, MENTOR is supporting projects that are helping to prevent water-related diseases for people who have been forcibly displaced because of conflict in the region. Since May 2022 we have reached over half a million people through increasing access to safe water and hygiene. đźš° Improvements to water points at key locations […]

MENTOR Capacity Statement

A document that outlines how we work and what we do to save lives in health emergencies and humanitarian crises.

Tackling malaria in growing humanitarian crisis

MENTOR recently completed an emergency Indoor Residual Spray (IRS) campaign in camps and settlements in Renk, South Sudan, helping to protect over 75,000 people from malaria. MENTOR’s IRS campaign started with three days of training for all workers. The teams then sprayed 8,590 shelters and houses in and around Renk Town, where thousands of refugees […]

Annual Report 2022/23

MENTOR is happy to introduce our 2022/23 Annual Report, featuring stories from a year of programmes delivered across nine counties by our dedicated and committed team. In the report we meet some of the team who work in complex settings to prevent diseases, protect people, and improve access to healthcare in places with the highest […]

Community-based healthcare for crisis-affected communities in Central African Republic

A network of community health workers (CHWs) is responding to the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic by delivering critical primary healthcare to vulnerable communities affected by ongoing conflict in the country. Since 2008, this network of 450 CHWs has allowed The MENTOR Initiative to navigate violence and insecurity to reach communities in fragile areas […]

World Health Day 2023

MENTOR works in countries with the highest disease burden and where millions of people are at risk of sickness and death. In these complex humanitarian crises, innovative and integrated solutions help to ensure health really is for all. Some of the ways we deliver healthcare and disease control to hard-to-reach populations: For more details please […]

World NTD Day

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are estimated to cause suffering to over 1.7 billion people worldwide. MENTOR is working with its partners to tackle NTDs such as dengue and leishmaniasis, in the challenging context of humanitarian emergencies. The disease burden is especially high in these settings due to conflict, inaccessibility and populations that are often displaced […]

The MENTOR Initiative 20th Anniversary

20 years ago today, Richard Allan founded The MENTOR Initiative to reduce death and suffering from tropical diseases in humanitarian crises. MENTOR was established to deliver emergency healthcare quickly and effectively in the most dire, complex situations drawing from Richard’s specialist knowledge and disease control experience. The first programme was researching the efficacy of Insecticide […]

Second phase of emergency response in Mozambique

(13 July 2022) Work is underway in Cabo Delgado Province in the second phase of MENTOR’s response to the humanitarian emergency caused by violence and insecurity in Northern Mozambique. The programme, which began in 2021 and is funded by BHA-USAID, aims to ensure access to life-saving disease prevention and health services to conflict and disaster-affected […]