E-Health platform launched by Orange Telecom in Ivory Coast

E-Health platform launched by Orange Telecom in Ivory Coast

Orange Telecom has joined hands with a Moroccan e-health startup named DabaDoc to launch the Orange Health Platform in the Ivory Coast.  Orange Sante, as the program is called, is focused on the health infrastructure and ecosystem in Africa and the platform is aimed both at doctors as well as patients. The platform provides different…

Ivory Coast Ministry of Health urges population above 12 years to get free vaccinations for COVID-19
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Ivory Coast Ministry of Health urges population above 12 years to get free vaccinations for COVID-19

The Ivory Coast’s Ministry of Health and Public Hygiene and Universal Health Coverage on Saturday, 11th June, 2022, invited the section of the population who are 12 years and older, to keep on getting vaccinated against COVID-19. In vaccination centers, where the coronavirus vaccines are administered, there is no charge for getting the COVID-19 vaccine…

Ivory Coast among handful of nations in Africa that received vaccines from Finland, not any longer. 

Ivory Coast among handful of nations in Africa that received vaccines from Finland, not any longer. 

Many nations have extra doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and have since been donating them to other countries in need. However, the free vaccinations are only being considered by a small number of countries at this time. The Covid vaccination has been given to other nations via a global distribution system that has given about…

Here are the Ivory Coast’s COVID 19 figures as of 2nd June

Here are the Ivory Coast’s COVID 19 figures as of 2nd June

Coronavirus infections are increasing in the Ivory Coast. There are 15 new cases on average being reported daily.  This number stands at 1% of the peak, which is the highest daily tally reported since January 5th. Ever since the pandemic began there has been in total 82,226 infections and 799 deaths related to the coronavirus. …

Monkeypox spreads, Ivory Coast one of the nations where it is endemic. 

Monkeypox spreads, Ivory Coast one of the nations where it is endemic. 

A total of 257 instances of monkeypox have been verified in the lab, and an additional 120 cases have been submitted to the WHO as suspected.  This is the first time that monkeypox has spread across many non-endemic nations at the same time. The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) stated in its monthly statement…

Action plan against Monkeypox

Action plan against Monkeypox

The HCDC must improve the monitoring system and install contactless temp and distance measurement instruments at border gates to recognize suspicious monkeypox cases, particularly those returning from monkeypox-endemic countries such as Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic,  Congo Democratic Republic , Gabon, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and South Sudan. Monkeypox preparedness and response protocols…

Travel bans not yet administered against Monkeypox spread

Travel bans not yet administered against Monkeypox spread

The administration in Manila is still undecided about imposing a travel ban on passengers from countries where monkeypox cases have been confirmed. “A travel ban should not be imposed just yet.” Isolation and quarantine methods are used only in the case of suspected instances…. In a press conference on Tuesday, Dr. Marissa Alejandria of the…