e-DIGICAN in Côte d’Ivoire

To assess the contribution of a digital platform to improving the patient pathway, managing patient data and managing stocks of anti-cancer drugs for patients in Ivory Coast.

Project start date : 02/02/2020

Beneficiary country : Ivory Coast

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Cancer

Fields of application

  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Donations

Target audience

  • Healthcare professionals and structures (hospitals, healthcare centres/clinics, health networks)
  • Sick people

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet
  • Geolocation
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

Programme National de Lutte contre le Cancer (PNLCa)

The Programme National de Lutte contre le Cancer (PNLCa) aims to contribute to reducing the impact of cancer through promotional, preventive and curative activities as well as research.

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

Country of origin : Côte d'Ivoire

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation



  • Information Technology and Health Information Department


  • Laboratoire Roche

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • The Abidjan Cancer Registry (CAR)

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)

  • Treichville University Hospital

    Healthcare (professionals and structures)