North Central: Children Believe offers medical products

Children Believe offered, on Wednesday, medicines and medical consumables to the health districts of Kaya, Barsalogho, Boulsa and Tougouri worth around twelve million CFA francs.

Worth around twelve million CFA francs for the Center-North region, these drugs (antibiotics) and medical consumables are used in the treatment of diarrhea, malaria and coughs in children, according to the supervisor of zone at Children Believe, Augustin Kaboré.

According to him, the beneficiaries of these health products are the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and the host populations of the Health and Social Promotion Centers (CSPS) of Kalambaogo (Kaya), Pissila, sector 3 of Boulsa, Barsalogho, Pensa and the Tougouri Medical Center (CM).

Therefore, the donor wanted these medical products to be used wisely and above all to reach needy people.

According to Supervisor Kaboré, this donation is part of the implementation of the multi-sectoral and integrated assistance project for communities in the Eastern and Central North regi
ons affected by the humanitarian crisis (PAMSIC) executed by Children Believe in partnership with the Regional Humanitarian Fund for West and Central Africa (FHRAOC).

A gesture duly praised by the administrative authorities. For the head of the handover ceremony, the High Commissioner of Sanmatenga, Idrissa Gamsonré, this batch of medicines will make it possible to increase the provision of care in the beneficiary health districts.

‘In this context of a difficult security and humanitarian crisis, health facilities are ‘heavily’ in demand and this will be a relief for healthcare staff and patients,’ said Mr. Gamsonré. This is why he thanked Children Believe for this mark of generosity while inviting other partners to follow in the donor’s footsteps.

Same story for the Regional Director (DR) in charge of Health in the Center-North, Dr Anicet Poda.

‘These drugs will be used to treat common pathologies. This will strengthen the quality of care, since these products will be given free of charge to patients,’ r
eassured Mr. Poda.

Therefore, he thanked Children Believe for its continued endowment annually.

‘We hope that this partnership will continue so that we can also have other donations in the years to come in order to improve the care of patients,’ hoped Dr. Anicet Poda.

In terms of grievances, he urged his partners to lend them a helping hand in the effective fight against diseases linked to dengue and malaria during the upcoming rainy season through the financing of prevention and treatment activities. charge

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Balé: The province records a BEPC success rate of 28.35%

All the juries announced the results of the first round of the BEPC on the afternoon of Tuesday June 12, 2024. The success rate is 28.35%.

The first round of the BEPC delivered its results. All juries in the province announced the results in the afternoon of Tuesday June 12, until late at night. 1238 candidates are admitted out of 4367 present for the composition of the tests.

There are 587 boys admitted and 651 girls admitted. 2,132 candidates are authorized to take part in the second round, which will take place on Friday June 14, 2024.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Saudi Arabia’s 3,000 meat carcasses given priority to IDPs

Ouagadougou: Burkina Faso will serve the 3,000 sacrificial sheep carcasses offered by Saudi Arabia, as a priority to internally displaced people and populations in areas with strong security challenges, according to the Ministry of Humanitarian action.

This donation from Saudi Arabia will be distributed with a focus on areas with strong security challenges and a high concentration of internally displaced people, said yesterday Tuesday the Secretary General of the Ministry in charge of Humanitarian Action, Romain Compaoré.

For Mr. Compaoré, this gesture will provide some relief to the beneficiaries.

The ambassador of the Saudi Kingdom to Burkina Faso, Fahad Aldosari, handed over 32 tons of sheep meat to vulnerable groups in Ouagadougou.

‘This is my country’s contribution to Burkina Faso in these times of food crisis that Burkina Faso is going through,’ declared the Saudi diplomat.

This activity is part of the implementation of a Saudi Arabian project aimed at providing sacrificial meat to countries, throu
gh the Islamic Development Bank.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Plateau-central: The KIFIFE festival wants to bring children closer to the cinema profession

Ouagadougou: The official opening of the KIFIFE children’s film festival, organized by the Village Opéra, took place on Tuesday in Ziniaré. The 5th edition promises cinema screenings as well as training in cinema professions for the benefit of children.

‘Cinema is still considered a luxury for children in the Central Plateau. It’s a region that is close to the city of Ouagadougou but there are really no opportunities for children to go see films,’ declares Marie Laurentine Bayala, Director of the KIFIFE Children’s Film Festival.

For her, cinema is not easily accessible to children in areas outside the capital.

Ms. Bayala spoke Tuesday, in Ziniaré, during the opening ceremony of the 5th Children’s Film Festival, called KIFIFE.

For five days, film screenings are planned in certain schools and villages in Ziniaré but also in Ouagadougou at night and during the day.

‘This year, we have expanded the screening sites to allow children to better enjoy this festival,’ notes Laurentine Bayala.

The Director of the
KIFIFE Children’s Film Festival called on children to massively participate in the various screenings.

The film ”garibou” by Malian director Seydou Cissé was screened at the end of the ceremony in the presence of students from the Dagnoën ”A” primary school.

‘The spirit of the festival is truly magnificent. The architectural framework and everything that goes with it is very appreciable,’ says Seydou Cissé.

‘In a fun way with the children, we are going to get into the basics of the 7th art . I will talk to them about the mechanisms for arriving at a story, about framing and sequencing,’ explains Mr. Cissé.

The closing of the festival is scheduled for this Saturday.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Kourittenga/BEPC 2024: The results of the first round announced

The results of the first round of the Brevet d’études du premier cycle (BEPC) session of 2024, fell on Tuesday June 12, 2024, with a success rate of 36.39%, out of 1763 students who composed including 779 boys and 984 girls.

The province of Kourittenga announced the results of the examination for the first round of the Brevet d’études du premier cycle (BEPC) session of 2024, on Tuesday June 12, 2024.

A success rate of 36.39% was found, on 1,763 students including 779 boys and 984 girls.

In total, the province recorded 4,927 students out of 4,845 students present, including 1,727 boys and 3,118 girls.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Banwa: A success rate of 25.99% in the 1st round at BEPC

The results of the first round of the examination for the Brevet d’Étude du Premier Cycle (BEPC) session of 2024 give a percentage rate of 25.99% in the 1st round at the BEPC in the 4 juries of the province.

According to the head of the examinations and competitions service, Siaka Koté, out of 757 registered candidates, 735 actually completed the exams.

According to Mr. Koté, after proclamation 191 candidates are admitted to the 1st round, representing a success percentage of 25.99% and 288 candidates must present themselves for the second round.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Burkina-Namentenga-Results-BEPC Burkina/BEPC 2024: The province of Namentenga obtains a success rate of 26.98

The province of Namentenga, in the Center-North region obtained on Tuesday June 11, 2024, following the proclamation of the results of the first round of the Brevet d’études du premier cycle (BEPC) of the 2024 session, a success rate of 26.98.

Out of 1023 candidates who participated in the 4 juries in the province of Namentenga, 276 students were admitted to the first round of the BEPC session of 2024, ie a success rate of 26.98 and 456 candidates are in the second round.

The Tougouri jury, located 84 km north of Boulsa, recorded 10 admitted out of 64 candidates who composed, ie 15.63% success rate and 26 in the second round.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Burkina: Tourism stakeholders urged to participate in the fight against money laundering

Ouagadougou: The General Directorate of Tourism (DGT) on Tuesday raised awareness among hoteliers, restaurateurs, travel operators and tourism in general, on their role and obligations in the fight against money laundering. capital, in order to dry up the financing of terrorism.

Tourism regulators led, Tuesday in Ouagadougou, reflection on the problem of the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

Organized by the General Directorate of Tourism (DGT), the framework of reflection made it possible, according to the first head of the structure, Monique Ouédraogo/Ilboudo, to exchange with tourism leaders, hoteliers, restaurateurs and travel operators on their role and obligations in the fight against money laundering.

For Ms. Ouedraogo, the meeting on Tuesday June 11, 2024, also aimed to popularize the legal and institutional framework for the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism among tourism and hotel industry stakeholders.

This, with the aim of putting in pla
ce systems capable of stemming money laundering in order to stifle the sources of financing of terrorism which is plaguing the sub-region, she indicated.

According to Kadré Sawadogo, director of regulation and control, 14 obligations govern the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism.

These include, among other things, the obligation of vigilance and control, the conservation of documentation and the declaration of suspicious behavior to the national financial information unit.

For Mr. Sawadogo, there are two types of taxable persons, namely those in the financial sector and those in the non-financial sector including hoteliers, restaurateurs and travel agencies.

‘Each of them must work to prevent their platform from being used for the purposes of money laundering and terrorist financing,’ he concluded.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Gayéri/BEPC: 8 admitted out of 34 candidates in the first round

The results of the first round of the BEPC examination are known for the Gayéri center. Eight candidates are admitted to the first round while fifteen (15) are authorized to compose for the second round which will be held on Friday June 14.

Since yesterday Tuesday, June 11, BEPC candidates from the center of Gayéri have been impatiently awaiting the results of the first round of the BEPC exam.

It was necessary to maintain their patience until this morning of June 12, 2024 at around 8 am for the president of the center to announce the results.

Out of a total of thirty-four (34) presented, eight (08) succeeded in the first round and fifteen (15) authorized to compose for the second round.

Before the proclamation, the President of the center Mr. Ferdinand BAKOUAN provided advice to the candidates by asking them to control their joys and their emotions in order to avoid any unfortunate incident after the proclamation of the results.

Source: Burkina Information Agency

Past: International Nurses Day celebrated on delay

The Northern Regional Council of the Order of Nurses of Burina Faso celebrated International Nurses Day from June 7 to 9, 2024 in Yako. These days were placed under the theme: ‘Our nurses, our future. The economic power of care’.

As part of the delayed commemoration of International Nurses Day celebrated on May 12 each year, nurses from the Northern region met on Saturday June 8, 2024 in Yako to magnify their profession, through a series of activities.

These included a conference, diabetes and artificial hypertension screening campaigns, a football match, a walk, a blood donation and a dance evening.

Chaired by the High Commissioner of Passoré, Daouda Sangaré, the celebration was attended by administrative authorities, associations, customary and religious, military and paramilitary authorities and healthcare personnel from Passoré.

Placed under the theme: ‘Our nurses, our future, the economic power of care’, the conference was moderated by the president of the National Council of the Order of Nurses of B
urkina, Bonvouila Ouédraogo.

In his communication , Mr. Ouédrago made it known that the role and responsibility of nurses are unequivocal.

Because, he justified, no global health action program can be carried out without the efforts of nursing staff who play a central role in establishing health coverage, in order to achieve the sustainable development desired by the ‘ WHO since 2020 .

Continuing his intervention, the communicator explained that the economic power of care occupations an important place in the nursing profession and especially in the improvement of health care services, economic development, peace and the well-being of populations.

‘Its investment improves labor productivity by strengthening the health care system,’ he said.

The first manager in charge of the health structures of Passoré, Ousséni Sawadogo, appreciated the day while inviting the populations to give a place of their own to the nursing function in the healthcare system of Burkina Faso.

The godmother of the day, Bernadette K
ientéga/Ouédraogo, for her part, invited health workers to work with more enthusiasm in order to be models in the exercise of their duties.

Ms. Kientéga also invited them to love patients and users of health services while valuing the function.

For the president of the Northern Regional Council, Paul Ouédraogo, the choice of Yako for holding the activity is justified by the fact that its nursing population is the largest in terms of numbers, after the Ouahigouya health district.

‘We are traveling to hospitals and CSPS to think about how to change perceptions and demonstrated that strategic investment in nursing care can bring socio-economic benefits,’ he maintained.

The high commissioner of the Passoré province, Daouda Sangaré, specified that the day consists of mobilizing administrative officials, customary and religious leaders to understand the profession of nursing.

For him, the theme is significant and highlights the relationship between the well-being of a community and the nursing profession.

M S
angaré explained that this leads the international community, global health officials and policy makers, to invest in the training and development of the workforce as well as the improvement of working conditions and the role of nurses. /ies in society.

At the end of the conference, the participants appreciated the content of the commemoration of Yako, like David Kouadjagué who admitted that the celebration of the said day allowed him to rediscover his identity and to reflect on his future.

Source: Burkina Information Agency