Côte d’Ivoire – International / USAID, AGA KHAN Foundation and IPS West Africa join forces in the fight against HIV / AIDS

Abidjan, June 27 (AIP) – The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) and Industrial Promotion Services West Africa-IPS (WA), announce an innovative public-private partnership using telemedicine in the fight against HIV / AIDS, with a view to enabling doctors in rural areas to communicate with those in urban areas to establish diagnoses and treat patients. This project, according to a press release, will focus on the prevention and treatment of patients with HIV, through the use of advanced technology involving computers connected to the internet. The entire project is estimated at 500,000 dollars, or 250 million FCFA and will target the community of cotton producers in Boundiali, …

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