Benin

Success Stories

May 28, 2020
Seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) campaigns are a key tool for many developing countries to prevent malaria in children under 5 years of age. SMC relies on four monthly doses of sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SPAQ) for young children in preparation for rainy seasons in areas of…
March 14, 2019
More than 100,000 deaths a year in Africa are linked to counterfeit medicines. Benin, due to its coastal location, is one of the most active “consumers” of counterfeit pharmaceuticals. In 2016, in an effort to improve and protect public health, Benin participated in a joint seizure operation of the…