The Fondation Pierre Fabre is in Abidjan from 29 November to 1 December for the third annual Africa Web Festival.
This festival, begun in 2014, is now the biggest event working to promote and expand ICTs in French-speaking Africa.
- Africa Web Festival
At this key event, a regional, continental and international digital showcase for French-speaking Africa, the Foundation is presenting The Global South eHealth Observatory (ODESS) at the 29 November roundtable, which will explore how digital is contributing to health in Africa. To learn more about the festival and follow the eHealth roundtable: http://africawebfestival.com/
- News from the eHealth projects given special Observatory awards in July 2016
We are closely following the 2016 winning projects and their continued remarkable progress, including:
Winner of the 2016 Orange Social Entrepreneur prize.
Territoire et Citoyenneté (Territory and Citizenship) prize at the Trophées de l’Economie Numérique (Digital Economy Awards)
La France s'engage au Sud (France Commits to the South) prize
Alain Nteff voted best African “start-upper” by the Total Group
“Best eHealth Application” award from the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO)
Congratulations to all!
• Observatory website
Lastly, we are pleased to announce that the Observatory website is now also available in English!
Albinism - Meet Harry Freeland, Standing Voice founder
In Tanzania, the Foundation supports the programme of the NGO Standing Voice, which assists people with albinism. The NGO’s founder, Harry Freeland...
This NGO was founded in 2013 and promotes social inclusion of marginalised groups, especially with people with albinism in Tanzania.
Committed to fighting sickle cell disease for over a decade
At the 3rd Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease, the Foundation looked back on its decade-long commitment to the fight against sickle cell...
Every three years, this congress brings together researchers and clinicians to report on progress made in combatting this disease.
Haiti – The Foundation’s response to the health crisis
Since Hurricane Matthew tore across the country on 4 October 2016, Haiti has been tackling another major humanitarian crisis.
In light of an increasing number of cholera cases, the Fondation Pierre Fabre has chosen to join forces with the NGOs ACTED and Collectif Haïti Occitanie.