Burkina Faso is among two countries with fresh reports of Polio

According to the most recent weekly bulletin from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), the number of polio cases increased in two African nations this week: Burkina Faso and Chad. The two countries reported instances of circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus 2 (cVDPV2) that was reported to be circulating. Burkina Faso has reported...

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Health Tech Platform launched in Burkina Faso today

On 6th June, 2022, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Research, Professor Ouattara Frederic launched the Health Tech Platform in the country. This move serves as a part of the country’s initiative to digitalize health care so as to better serve its citizens.  Sub-Saharan Africa is covered under the Health Tech Platform,...

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7.34% of Burkina Faso citizens are completely vaccinated against COVID-19, a commendable achievement for a country short on resources. 

This Thursday, June 2, 2022, in Ziniaré, the Ministry of Health held a training and awareness session for health journalists on COVID-19, specifically on the disease progression and vaccination against such a pandemic. A year after the anti-covid-19 vaccine was first introduced in Burkina Faso, the Ministry of Health reports that...

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