25 avril 2024 : Journée mondiale de lutte contre le paludisme

April 25, 2024: World Malaria Day

Malaria (or malaria) is the most common parasitic infection in the world. Caused by the transmission of a parasite during an infected mosquito bite, this disease affects millions of people each year, mainly children under five and pregnant women.


A look back at the day in Tékane

Journée mondiale Paludisme 2024
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Although the mortality rate has fallen considerably in recent years, notably thanks to the implementation of effective prevention and curative treatments, 1 child dies from this disease every 2 minutes. Discover our actions against this disease on the occasion of World Malaria Day, April 25.

Malaria awareness campaign in Tékane, Mauritania, on April 24-25 in collaboration with the Community Pharmacy & House of Artemisia and the Tékane Health Center.

Animators :

  • Mamadou SY, Tékane Community Pharmacy
  • Abderahmane SALL, Major at the Tékane Health Center

Come many!

Animators :

  • Mamadou SY, Tékane Community Pharmacy
  • Abderahmane SALL, Major at the Tékane Health Center
Replay de la conférence : « Contribution de l’Agroforesterie par les Arbres ‘Fertilitaires’ »

Replay of the conference: “Contribution of Agroforestry by 'Fertilitarian' Trees”

The Community Pharmacy and Valorization of Medicinal Plants of Tékane in Mauritania is launching a series of conferences and debates for pharmacy users from February 2024. The first conference was moderated by Mansour NDIAYE, Agroforestry Expert and Executive Director ofAVF-Sn association (Green and Fertile Africa Senegal) Saturday February 10. Below are the different elements summarizing his intervention.

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Contribution de l’Agroforesterie par les Arbres ‘Fertilitaires’

Contribution of Agroforestry by 'Fertilitarian' Trees

The Community Pharmacy and Valorization of Medicinal Plants of Tékane in Mauritania is launching a series of conferences and debates for pharmacy users. The first conference will be hosted by Mansour NDIAYE, Agroforestry Expert and Executive Director ofAVF-Sn association (Green and Fertile Africa Senegal) Saturday February 10 from 10 a.m..

Conference theme

“Contribution of Agroforestry through 'Fertilitarian' Trees to Sustainable Agriculture and Food/Nutritional Security of Agricultural Households in Sub-Saharan Africa”

  • Presenter: Mansour Ndiaye, Agroforestry Expert
  • Location : on the spot at the Community Pharmacy of Tékane in Mauritania or at distance via Zoom: Live from Tekane
  • Date: Saturday the February 10, 2024
  • Time : 10am (GMT)

Follow the conference remotely via Zoom: Live from Tekane

Summary of the Theme:

The conference will highlight the significant contribution of agroforestry, in particular through the use of 'Fertilitarian' trees, to the promotion of sustainable agriculture and the guarantee of food and nutritional security of agricultural households in Sub Africa. -Saharan. Mansour Ndiaye, as an agroforestry expert, will share his knowledge and experience in the field, highlighting the ecological, economic and social advantages of this innovative approach.

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Objectives of the Conference:

  • To raise awareness on the principles and benefits of tree-based agroforestry 'Fertilitarians'.
  • Explore the implications of this approach for sustainable agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Put highlight the crucial role of 'Fertilitarian' trees in improving the food and nutritional security of agricultural households.
  • Encourage implementing sustainable agroforestry practices within farming communities.

This conference aims to bring together stakeholders from the agricultural field, local communities, researchers, government officials and NGOs to foster dialogue and collaboration for a more sustainable agricultural future in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Speaker biography

Mansour Ndiaye
Agroforestry Expertr and Executive Director of Executive of the AVF-Sn association (Afrique Verte et Fertile Senegal)

He is at the origin of the introduction in Senegal of the Agroforestry System by THE 'Fertilizer Trees' through the NGO APAF Senegal (Association for the Promotion of Fertilizer Trees, Agroforestry and Forestry) which he himself founded in 2014 and of which he was the Executive Director until October 2020.

During this period, thanks to the vision of Mansour Ndiaye, the NGO APAF Senegal intervened in several regions of the country to promote agroforestry using 'Fertilitarian' Trees in rural areas.

After 7 years of service, he left APAF Senegal to create with a group of agricultural producers from the Senegal river valley (in Ndiarème walo) the association AVF-Sn ('Afrique Verte et Fertile' Senegal) of which he is currently the Director executive.

AVF-Sn is a member of a Platform of Pan-African Organizations of the same name, pursuing the same Missions and Objectives in Togo, Mali, Burkina Faso.

To find out more see: https://avfertile.org/

Follow the conference remotely via Zoom: Live from Tekane

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🌟🏥 L’ASPT et la communauté de Tékane unies pour un Centre Hospitalier Brillant 🏥🌟

🌟🏥 ASPT and the community of Tékane united for a Brilliant Hospital Center 🏥🌟

Thank you for your outpouring of solidarity!

The construction of the Tékane health center is a laudable and essential initiative for the well-being of the community. The fact that the high school, local youth and the community pharmacy responded enthusiastically to the call from the ASPT association of Tékane, demonstrates a strong spirit of solidarity and commitment to the common good.

The cleaning of the Tékane hospital center is an important step in improving local health conditions. This not only helps provide a healthier environment for patients and medical staff, but also builds community trust in the healthcare system.

By working hand in hand, these local actors not only accomplished a concrete task, but they also strengthened community ties. These initiatives promote a sense of belonging and collective responsibility for the health and well-being of all.

#ASPT #Solidarity #Commitment #Chospital Center 🌟

The Association of Extracurricular Activities of Tékane (ASPT), as a mobilizing organization, also deserves to be saluted for its role in coordinating these efforts. Their ability to bring together different actors to work together towards a common goal is a positive example of what solidarity can achieve.

Hopefully these supportive actions will inspire other communities to undertake similar initiatives to improve local living and health conditions.

Centre de santé de TEKANE
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Dîner de solidarité, 11 novembre 2023 à Courbevoie – Rendez-vous à ne pas manquer !

Solidarity dinner, November 11, 2023 in Courbevoie – Not to be missed!

The ACTUME association invites you to a Solidarity evening on November 11, 2023 in Courbevoie, for the benefit of our community projects in Mauritania and in honor of our eldest Ndiaye Ciré Kane, Founder and former Managing Director of Keur Samba on the Champs-Elysées in Paris. This evening will be under the high patronage of Saidou Kane, economic operator in Senegal, with the invited association Thilogne Association Development (TAD).

Thank you to our previous sponsors for the solidarity support :

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Rencontre entre le Secrétaire Général du ministère de la Santé en Mauritanie, l’Association Santé Tékane (AST) et l’association Association Contre la Tuberculose et les Maladies Endémiques (ACTUME)

Meeting between the Secretary General of the Ministry of Health in Mauritania, the Tékane Health Association (AST) and the Association Against Tuberculosis and Endemic Diseases (ACTUME)

Construction work on the Tékane Health Center, a building with 1,200 m2 of built surface area, is on the home stretch. They were carried out and financed by the mobilization and united efforts of the villagers to the tune of 16 million MRU. Now, it mainly remains to carry out the work relating to securing the main building and improving access to the center, as well as its connection to the electricity network.

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