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2023: Antenna Foundation restructures – Communication from the Foundation Board

For over 30 years, Antenna Foundation has been involved in scientific research and the dissemination of innovative technological, economic and medical solutions to meet the essential needs of the most disadvantaged. The Foundation is now going through an important transitional stage. At the end of 2022, its main donor and its founder-chairman withdrew. A new […]

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Antenna interviewed in Il Manifesto

Our colleague Pierre-Gilles Duvernay was interviewed for the supplement “Settimanale ecologista” of the Italian newspaper Il Manifesto. He talks about the Wata technology, which is used among others in the framework of the Rano Madio programme (clear water in Malagasy), implemented in Madagascar, with the final objective of providing drinking water to the whole community […]

Illustration Publication Decreasing diarrhea cases through on-site sodium hypochlorite production in Madagascar

Antenna Research Article published in Journal of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene for Development

A very positive outcome of our Rano Madio project in Madagascar: 20 schools on Sainte-Marie Island, off the east coast, participated in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes. In this framework, between 2016 and 2021 we conducted a study on sustainable access to water treatment and the impact on the incidence of diarrhoea in the […]

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Presentation of our solar fridge project at “Midis de la recherche”

Solar energy to produce cold: mission impossible? Antenna accepted the challenge and took it up! Its Schools and Energy Units, in collaboration with our partners from the Haute école de travail social (HES-SO) in Geneva, the HESO-SO Valais and the Centre de formation professionnelle de référence de Zinaré, developed mobile solar refrigerators, 80% of which […]

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“Solar Technologies in Agriculture” project in Mali: support from Indosuez Foundation

According to UN estimates, 1.3 billion people do not have access to electricity. One of the missions of Antenna Foundation is to reduce energy poverty by facilitating access to innovative and affordable renewable energy solutions. In the agricultural sector, the dependence of technologies on fossil fuels on the one hand negatively impacts health and the […]

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Antenna in GHIMAO’s Newsletter

Rano Madio – “Clear Water” in Malagasy – is a programme for sustainable access to safe drinking water and for raising awareness of pupils, and through them the whole community, on hygiene and the importance of hand washing. Antenna officially supports the Rano Madio programme since 2018, together with its GHIMAO – Geste pour l’Hygiène, […]

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Sublingual sugar: progress of the clinical study

Antenna’s Medicines Unit has been conducting clinical studies validating the efficiency of sugar administered under the tongue to treat hypoglycaemia in children with severe malaria since 2008, notably with Malian colleagues. The studies have shown that this technique brings the blood sugar level back to normal in less than 20 minutes in 50% of cases, which […]

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Luisa Narvaez on Radio Cité Genève

Our colleague Luisa Narváez Pineda is one of the 15 qualified migrant women whose professional integration in Switzerland is presented in the book “Migrantes et qualifiées, 15 femmes en quête de reconnaissance professionnelle” (Migrant and qualified, 15 women in search of professional recognition) published on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Association découvrir. […]

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“Beautiful hair weeks” – Enabling children to attend school with healthy hair

Head lice infestation is a common problem in school children worldwide, bearing both medical and social implications. Besides causing difficulty in concentration and sleep, head lice are known not to have been associated with serious health risks and are not considered health hazards. However, the presence of head lice among students is more concerning due […]