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Start-up: Three African Initiatives Awarded by the Pierre Fabre Foundation

Focused on initiatives related to development, particularly in the field of E-Health, the Pierre Fabre Foundation rewards entrepreneurs. On July 3rd, during the 3rd edition of the observatory conference in the Southern countries organized in France, several initiatives were awarded. Out of 120 identified and documented solutions, 6 initiatives were selected.

Among them, three come from the African continent. These include Guinea Epilepsy project (specialized in Destigmatization, diagnosis and management of epilepsy in Guinea Conakry), Africa Cardiac Care (in Cardiac Monitoring in Cameroon) and Blood Safety Strengthening Program (focused on Blood Safety in Lesotho), all innovative projects.


The various laureates will receive support from the Foundation and its partners for one year. An envelope of 100,000 euros (nearly 65 million FCFA) will be allocated to the various winners as and when, according to requests considered priority, services (webdesign, equipment, communication, studies …) to develop their project. The Africa Cardiac Care project of Cameroonian Arthur Zang, continues to be praised for his thinking initiative that promotes access to health services for people with low incomes. The company must emphasize this guarantees patients the electrocardiogram, blood pressure, blood glucose and oximetry and this at a cost of less than 30 000 FCFA throughout the year.

As a reminder, the observatory set up by the Pierre Fabre Foundation, aims to identify, document, promote, and help develop e-health initiatives that improve access to health care and medicines. quality for the most disadvantaged populations in resource-limited countries.



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