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Sierra Leone

Start date 
September 2011

3 people, including 3 expats

Work areas
Freetown area in 2012

Improve the quality of care in health centers in Freetown and support Sierra Leonean organizations.





Launch date of the program
December 2006

13 people in total between Antsiranana and Antananarivo based
2 expatriates

Location: Sambava and Antsiranana, Antananarivo, Morondava. 4 sites in prescribing ARV
44 treatment sites cahrge mothers and children

Access to care: end 2007
Nearly 190 patients with HIV / AIDS followed.

Nearly 300 personal care

> All Solthis program in Madagascar


Solthis' program closed in:
October 2010 

Intervention areas approached
Region of Gitega region N'Gozi

Three people were based in Bujumbura

Support for decentralization of the medical management of HIV / AIDS

> Solthis' program in Burundi


Launch date of the program
December 2004

11 people in total,
3 expatriates

Location: Niamey, Zinder
Specific missions in support of Maradi, Dosso, Galmi, Diffa, Tahoua and Tera. 13 sites in prescribing ARVs (including 5 in Niamey) 16 sites of care mothers and children

Access to care: end 2007
Nearly 1,500 patients including 80 children on ART

Training: Approximately 150 e-trained doctors prescribing ARVs and nearly 500 people of health.

> All Solthis program in Niger

Guinea Conakry

Launch date of the program
January 2008

Team planned
11 people in total planned
including 3 expatriates

Bearing zone Solthis
Regions of Conakry, by summer 2008: Boke

More than 60 sites targeted for support Solthis (CEP sites, PMTCT sites and laboratories)

Nearly 500 personal care targeted.

> Any program in Guinea Solthis


Launch date of the program
December 2003

Team: 7 people

Bearing zones Solthis
Bamako, Ségou Region
15 sites in prescribing ARV
28 sites to support mothers of children

Access to care: end 2007
Nearly 1000 patients on ART, followed 83 children, including 52 ARV

150 people of health (medical and paramedical) trained since January 2004

> All Solthis program in Mali

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  • Madasgascar

  • Burundi

  • Niger

  • Guinea Conakry

  • Mali


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Health Services Manager - based in Paris (headquarters) with frequent international travels : see the job offer



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Infection Control Specialist in Guinea : see the job offer in French


Pediatric Care Manager in Sierra Leone: see the job offer


Financial and Administrative Manager in Guinea : see the job offer in French


Find all our current job offers in the section "Our current offers"

Access to care above intellectual property

For several months, the actions and initiatives to denounce the system of licenses and the outrageous prices charged by pharmaceutical laboratories have increased, in particular towards Gilead which sells the Sofosbuvir. This medicine is a very efficient treatment against hepatitis C but few people have accessed to it because of its excessive cost.

Doctors of the World (Médecins Du Monde) filed a patent challenge to Gilead's patent on sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office.

If this initiative will not have a direct impact on developing countries, it will be an outward sign sent to the pharmaceutical industry. It will also be the sign of the civil society determination to influence the drugs pricing system in order to promote access to treatment for all.

We support the initiative of Médecins du monde and we want to remind that intellectual property and the costs it generates weaken access to care and the funding of health care system.

Click here to read the Doctors of the World release.


Solthis has also signed the petition submitted by the independent group TAG – Treatment Action Group – in order to denounce the abusive utilization of licenses which prevent many people from accessing to the vital health care.

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