Coumba SY, une jeune mauritanienne de 10 ans !

Coumba SY, a 10-year-old Mauritanian girl!

Died on Thursday May 12, 2022 in Nouakchott, Mauritania.

The Association Against Tuberculosis and Endemic Diseases (ACTUME) regrets to announce the death of Coumba SY, on Thursday May 12, 2022 in Nouakchott, Mauritania. She suffered from a tumor in her right shoulder. The members of the association are deeply saddened. Our thoughts are with his parents and family. We offer them our sincere condolences.

Some information to know:

  1. Consultations (7), medical analyses, scanner, MRI, analyzes etc.
  2. Surgical operation postponed due to his state of health (October 2021 in Nouakchott in Mauritania)
  3. Operation canceled and start of chemotherapy to stabilize the disease.
  4. Unfortunately, she could not be saved — Death occurred on Thursday, May 12, 2022 in Nouakchott.
    Our thoughts are with his parents and family. All our condolences.

Thank you very much for your outpouring of solidarity.


August 2021
Coumba SY is a 10-year-old Mauritanian girl. She has a tumor in her right shoulder. She must undergo urgent surgery in Nouakchott in Mauritania. We need funding to make it happen.

She is supported in her care in Mauritania by our local partners, Dr Hamedine KANE, Dr Hala Mohamed Moussa and Famate Ndiaye KANE for the relay with the family. By the way, we thank them warmly.

Thanks also to Dr Pascale CAIRET for having facilitated contact with the children's home in Nouakchott.

The funds collected will be allocated exclusively to the budget intended to help the most disadvantaged people.

We are counting on you !
thanks in advance

Contacts in Mauritania :

  • Dr Hamedine KANE: +222 46 09 26 00;
  • Famate KANE: +222 37 29 53 62
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