Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Preparation for the launch of Pesinet, a child health monitoring service in Burkina Faso

Completion of a survey to develop a range of services for monitoring the health of children under 5 years of age, adapted to the needs and expectations of the people residing or working in peri-urban areas targeted by the association for the launch of its activities.

The majority (90%) of the participants preferred other services, regular home visits by the Pesinet especially by the symptoms identification service.

Following on priority was given by the participants to the reduction of processing costs especially for essential generic drugs.

Finally, only 10% preferred remote health monitoring (testing, monitoring of health indicators and summons if necessary).

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