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Fighting ignorance*

Fighting ignorance*

At 66 years old, Maman Koffi shows inexhaustible energy to work to improve the status of women around the San Pedro region of Côte d’Ivoire, which includes 10 administrative regions and 24 health districts. “I have been through a lot myself,” she explains. “I bore...

Second consortium meeting of the ATLAS Project in Abidjan

Second consortium meeting of the ATLAS Project in Abidjan

From 10 to 13 February, all the partners of the ATLAS Project met in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, for the second consortium meeting. While the first meeting, held in July 2019 in Saly, Senegal, clarified the standards, procedures and implementation methodologies, this...

The oasis “Las Palmas”

The oasis “Las Palmas”

The Las Palmas HLM health post in Guediawaye is a small oasis in the hustle and bustle of this densely populated and popular suburb of Dakar, Senegal. Once past the door, this centre resembles a community-based structure like those found far from urban centres and...

ATLAS at the 19th Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

ATLAS at the 19th Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa

The ATLAS Project participated in the 19th Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, which took place in Kigali from 2 to 7 December 2019. This conference is an opportunity to get together with other actors in the fight against AIDS and to share current initiatives, to...

Sista Tina

Sista Tina

In Bamako, Mali, the NGO Soutoura, created by the late Dr Sidibé Garangué Souko, provides care and support to sex workers. Tina, coordinator and former TS, is particularly involved with young English-speaking women.

Visit of French parliamentarians in Côte d’Ivoire

Visit of French parliamentarians in Côte d’Ivoire

On the occasion of a trip to Côte d'Ivoire, a delegation of French parliamentarians, accompanied by Dr Philippe Duneton, Deputy Executive Director of Unitaid, devoted the morning of 2 July to the ATLAS Project. Marion Lenne, Jean-Francois Mbaye, Sira Sylla and Valérie...

Launch of the ATLAS Project in Mali

Launch of the ATLAS Project in Mali

With the ATLAS project in Mali, a major innovation as close to the field as possible to achieve the global target for HIV testing by 2020 Bamako, June, 19th 2019 - The HIV self-test will be introduced more widely and promoted in Mali so that people most at risk of...

Visit of the Presidential Council for Africa

Visit of the Presidential Council for Africa

« Carnets de santé », a project of the Presidential Council for Africa (CPA) and the NGO Action Global Health, aimed at highlighting African innovations to make health accessible to all, made a stopover in Senegal from 20 to 25 May 2019. Led by Dr Yvonne Mburu,...

Launch of ATLAS and MTV Shuga projects in Côte d’Ivoire

Launch of ATLAS and MTV Shuga projects in Côte d’Ivoire

Press Release Abidjan, May 7th, 2019 - Supported and funded by Unitaid, the ATLAS and MTV Shuga : Babi projects officially launched today in Abidjan. MTV Shuga : Babi is a television series and multimedia campaign aimed at raising awareness of HIV/AIDS among young...