Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Strengthening the management of HIV-infected children in the Heinrich Lübke Diourbel hospital pediatric unit

  • Applying institution: Action Association for Community Outreach

  • Project country Senegal

  • Training of 10 health workers for 3 days on patient care techniques for children infected or affected by HIV/AIDS

  • 150 children received a scholarship of 35 euros each for medical expenses

  • 150 home visits were performed

  • 450 children benefited from a community snack

  • 10 awareness sessions brought together 338 pregnant women with HIV

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