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MARCH 2019 Publication of the LEARN ABOUT OUR COMMITMENTS 2019 Highlights     “African Sickle-cell disease Initiative” declaration   LEARN MORE JUNE 2019  At a meeting in Paris, France, organised by the Fondation Pierre Fabre, representatives from eleven African and Indian Ocean countries, WHO representatives and sickle-cell disease experts adopted a joint declaration calling for this disease to be given greater weight in the global health agenda. Six prioritised objectives were formalised. JULY 2019 SECOND AFRICAN TELEDERMATOLOGY CONFERENCE Nearly a hundred dermatologists, physicians and leaders of charitable organisations from 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa attended the Second African Teledermatology Conference hosted in Lomé by the Fondation Pierre Fabre and the Togolese Dermatology Society.    FIRST CLASS OF THE eHEALTH IUD The eHealth Interuniversity Degree (IUD), Africa’s first eHealth curriculum, was unveiled in 2019 as part of a partnership between the Fondation Pierre Fabre and three African universities: University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako, Mali; Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, Senegal; and Félix Houphouët-Boigny in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The 17 students of the first class included ministerial officials specialising in eHealth, practitioners, computer scientists in the medical sector and NGO representatives.                     Fondation Pierre Fabre – 10 

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