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Solthis at AIDS 2022

29 July 2022

MALIADVOCACYCommunity mobilisation and health promotionHIV / AIDS

AIDS 2022 conference on HIV

Solthis will be present at the 24th AIDS 2022 conference to present the results of the ATLAS HIV self-testing project. Joseph Larmarange from IRD, in charge of the research component, will speak at the symposium on 29 July 2022, on: "Self Testing, Empowerment and Self Care: perspectives from lessons learned in implementing HIV self testing in West Africa" ⇒During the Satellite session "Self-testing to enhance HIV, Hepatitis C and Covid-19 diagnosis and integrated, differentiated... Read more

Improving access to Covid-19 testing in West Africa – Introduction of antigenic tests in Mali and Niger

5 July 2022

MALINIGERMonitoring & EvaluationSTRENGTHENING SYSTEMS AND HEALTH SERVICESCOVID-19

Lutte contre le Covid-19

The ECOVAN/ECOVAM studies in Mali and Niger evaluated the introduction of antigenic tests for COVID-19, combined with a triage strategy for symptomatic patients. The medical triage strategy allowed : +360% of suspected cases detected and offered a rapid antigen test The antigenic tests were : well accepted by caregivers and patients efficient: +170% of Covid-19 cases detected compared to PCR test reliable: 90% of antigenic rapid tests confirmed by PCR According to... Read more

Scaling up innovative health interventions

28 April 2022

Monitoring & Evaluation

Replays - passage à l'échelle des projets en santé

Watch the replays of the 4 sessions of the day (in french)   A look back at the discussion day "From pilot project to generalization of a health innovation, the delicate art of scaling up", organized on the 4th of April by Solthis in partnership with the AFD to discuss the challenges of scaling up and sustaining pilot projects in health so that more people can benefit from the innovation. More than 400 of you attended the workshop, in more than 25 countries, either face-to-face or... Read more

Empowerement of individuals and organisations: The importance of community based approaches in health

16 February 2022

CAPACITY BUILDINGSTRENGTHENING SYSTEMS AND HEALTH SERVICESHIV / AIDS

On 25 January 2022, Solthis and AFD co-organised the conference "Empowerement of individuals and organisations: The importance of community based approaches in health" in collaboration with its associative partners in Côte d'Ivoire, France, Guinea, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone. Find all the videos screened during the two round tables : Testimonial - Pauline KIBE, Civil Society Strengthening Advisor - Solthis, Sierra Leone Testimonial - Josiane Tety - Pouvoir Project Testimonial... Read more

1st of December: World AIDS Day

30 November 2021

HIV / AIDS

On this World AIDS Day, Solthis reaffirms its commitment to this global fight that impacts women, children and men of all origins on all continents. In West and Central Africa, despite progress in the fight against HIV thanks to intense international mobilization and the involvement of countries and civil society, 32% of people living with HIV are unaware that they are living with the virus, and therefore cannot benefit from treatment. 42% of pregnant women living with HIV do not receive... Read more

Empowering patients and health care workers for comprehensive and effective HIV care

21 September 2021

SIERRA LEONECommunity mobilisation and health promotionHIV / AIDS

HIV health care in Sierra Leone

The project “Empowerment of users for improved quality treatment of HIV care in Sierra Leone”, also called the Empower Project, kicked off in early 2016 with the financial support of the French Developement Agency (AFD), the Sierra Leone Health Ministry, the Paris City Council, foundations and private donators. Its 1st phase allowed Solthis to bring together Patients and Health Care Workers to engage in a constructive dialogue and capacity building process, which has resulted in breaking... Read more

Portrait: our citizens in solidarity

22 July 2021

CAPACITY BUILDINGCOVID-19HIV / AIDS

  « True universal access to free HIV viral load testing cannot be achieved without strengthening health services and systems at all levels and through strong political commitment. »   Emilande Guichet is part of our network of experts regularly mobilised on our solidarity consultancies. She joined Solthis in 2017 as a Laboratory Advisor - Virology within the OPP-ERA project, where for 3 years she was in charge of the installation of molecular biology laboratories for the... Read more

120 health professionals trained in the use of pulse oximeters in Niger

19 July 2021

NIGERSTRENGTHENING SYSTEMS AND HEALTH SERVICES

  In Niger, the AIRE project launched in June a series of training sessions for health workers in the use of the pulse oximeter (PO) in the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI), an essential tool for the diagnosis of low blood oxygen levels, which is one of the main causes of death in children suffering from respiratory infections. This diagnostic tool will increase the chances of survival for more than 10,000 under-five children in Niger who are too often... Read more

Niger: laboratories to fight HIV and tuberculosis

9 July 2021

NIGERCOVID-19HIV / AIDSTUBERCULOSIS

Niamey, Republic of Niger, 7 July 2021 at the GAWEYE Hotel - 9am: Solthis officially launches the Labo 2S project "LABORATORIES FOR HEALTH IN NIGER" implemented in Niger in partnership with Fondation Mérieux and in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) and patients' associations (RENIP+ and ANIMAG/TB) Funded by the Initiative for a period of 3 years, the project aims to strengthen the capacity of laboratories to guarantee the availability and quality of laboratory services for... Read more

Using drones to optimise care for children exposed to HIV in Conakry

8 June 2021

GUINEAOPERATIONAL RESEARCHSTRENGTHENING SYSTEMS AND HEALTH SERVICESHIV / AIDS

Feasibility study for the ANRS 12407 AIR-POP project « Innovative and Rapid Access to Diagnosis and Treatment to Optimize the Care of Children Exposed to HIV in Conakry»    Conakry, Republic of Guinea, 8 June 2021: Solthis, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the PNLSH (National AIDS and Hepatitis Control Programme) and the CNLS (National AIDS Control Committee) are testing from this Tuesday, June 8, drone flights for the transport of blood samples in Guinea to help... Read more

Together against Tuberculosis in Sierra Leone

15 April 2021

SIERRA LEONETUBERCULOSIS

L On 6 April, Sierra Leone joined other member states of the Global TB Caucus to officially launch the "Sierra Leone Parliamentary TB Caucus" to strengthen TB control in the country.    Indeed, the year 2020 has seen Sierra Leone lose ground on its achievements in TB control, which is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the country and its partners must continue to fight TB valiantly as Sierra Leone is one of the most TB-affected countries in the world: TB is the fifth leading... Read more

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