March 29 and 30, 2018

The conference that will bring together the ministers of health and the digital economy will focus on:

     Presentation of the opening and closing speeches of CIMSA 2018 of Cotonou on patient safety and digital technologies in healthcare settings;
     Analysis of the progress made since CIMSA 2012 at the level of the countries of the ECOWAS region in terms of setting up institutional risk management systems
     Country report / presentation on the state of patient safety and digital maturity in health facilities in Africa;
     Validation of technical documents on the harmonization of national strategies for the development of patient safety and ICTs in the health sector in Africa;
     Launch of the Cotonou Initiative to Reduce Mortality Related to Healthcare-associated Infections in Africa