Guide Santé Burkina Faso

Better information for better care

Project start date : 31/03/2017

Beneficiary country : Burkina Faso

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Mother and child health
  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Vaccination
  • Chronic diseases
  • Dermatology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Emergency services

Fields of application

  • Health professional training
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Other (please specify)

Area where the project is utilised

  • Local (in one city/town/village)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Entire population
  • Sick people
  • Pregnant women
  • Children - adolescents (ages 6-18)
  • Young children (0-5 years)
  • Patient family/entourage

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Smartphone
  • Tablet

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

Tutorat Médecine de saaba

Le Tutorat en médecine de Saaba is a non-profit, apolitical association composed of medical students and physicians from Burkina Faso. Its existence is formalised by the rules of the University of Saint Thomas D’Acquin (USTA). Le Tutorat de Saaba was founded in October 2012 by three medical students and is designed to train medical students to use their knowledge and abilities in ways that are beneficial to society, reduce the failure rate among medical students, educate medical students fairly early on public health issues, and promote medical and humanitarian ethics among medical students.

Sector : Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)

Country of origin : Burkina Faso

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization


  • Recomédical

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)