Fondation Pierre Fabre

Using telemedicine to improve the diagnosis and management of cardiovascular pathologies

Main beneficiary country:
Côte d’Ivoire

About the sponsor

Société Ivoirienne de Biosciences et d'Informatique Médicale (SIBIM)

The objectives of SIBIM are to: • Offer the various entities in the eHealth field in Côte d’Ivoire a platform for information, work, communication and international cooperation. • Help promote and develop information technology in healthcare, biosciences and public health. • Support implementation of micro-projects that tangibly demonstrate the advantages that ICT in the healthcare realm. • Support distance learning for health and bioscience professionals, knowledge sharing, promotion of best practices in technology and the code of ethics in health. • Collaborate with the field’s institutions, groups, associations, orders and professional unions having synergistic objectives.

Sector: Organizational: Communities, public authorities, NGOs, associations, foundations, etc.

Country of origin: Côte d’Ivoire

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The organisation has:

0
Full-Time Equivalent
0
Employee
6
Volunteers
1
Service provider

Initiative overview

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Cardiovascular illnesses

Stage of development:

  • Pilot project/testing/trials

Area where initiative is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Initiative start date

  • 01/01/2015

Financing

Financing method

  • NGO
  • Government agency (i.e AFD, USAID, etc.)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Sales of data analysis

About the initiative

Problem to be solved: the geographic and economic accessibility of ECG examinations for Ivorian populations.

The proposed solution helps reduce examination costs, eliminates secondary charges and improves the technical platform.

Equip healthcare centres with cardiology-specific “medico-net kits” (KMN) that make it possible to send electrocardiograms (ECG) for analysis by a group of cardiology experts at the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Diseases of the Bouaké Teaching Hospital.

Fields of application:

Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)

Target audience

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

Initiative objectives

  • Improved treatment

Key figures

1615 Number of beneficiaries since launch

Materials used

  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet

Offline use

No

Open Source

Yes

Open Data

Yes

Independent evaluation

Yes
auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization

Partners

RAFT

Organizational: Communities, public authorities, NGOs, associations, foundations, etc.

WUA

Organizational: Communities, public authorities, NGOs, associations, foundations, etc.

ANSUT

Industrial: Startups, enterprises, etc.

Partners

Collaborators

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