"Together, let's make the gesture, the action, the donation to save the lives of millions of children with sickle cell disease".

Robert HUE, President and founder of Drep.Afrique, former Senator.

"Thanks to your donations, Drep.Afrique has launched its inter-university diploma on sickle cell disease in African countries in 2021. We appeal to as many people as possible, within their means, to enable us to train a maximum number of doctors and to fight effectively against this global health scourge."

Professor Jean-Benoît ARLET, Doctor, Researcher, Coordinator of the Scientific Council of Drep.Afrique.

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The "International Inter-University Diploma (IUD) on Sickle Cell Disease in the African Francophone Context organised by the NGO Drép.Afrique associated with the University of Paris-Cité and many African academics.

Will take place from 06 to 18 November 2023 in Dakar, Senegal.

This session is reserved for : Doctors (including interns), pharmacists and biologists.

A paramedical session will be held in March 2024 (registration opens at the end of December on this website). 

Rencontre avec Mme le Ministre Marie Khemesse Ngom NDIAYE

Mme le Ministre a reçu en audience Mr Robert HUE Président de l’ONG DREP Afrique, ancien Sénateur et membre honoraire du parlement français. La question de la prise en charge de la drepanocytose était au cœur de leurs discussions.

Au Sénégal, quelque 2.000 enfants naissent chaque année avec la drépanocytose. Elle est l’une des maladies génétiques les plus répandues, en plus de faire partie des maladies à soins coûteux. C’est pourquoi , il est nécessaire de relever le défi lié au diagnostic précoce et à la prise en charge adéquate à tous les niveaux de la pyramide sanitaire.

Ainsi, l’ONG DREP.AFRIQUE s’engage à accompagner le Ministère de la Santé et de l’Action sociale dans sa politique de lutte contre pathologie.

Rencontre avec Marie-Paule KIENY

The Chair of the Board of Directors of the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi), Marie-Paule Kieny and Robert Hue, President of the NGO Drep.Afrique, met in Geneva on Thursday 27 April 2023.

The exchange focused on the actions carried out by the NGO on the African continent and more particularly on access to low-cost medicines for children suffering from sickle cell disease. Marie-Paule Kieny, member of the Honorary Committee of Drep.Afrique, reaffirmed her support for the Association's concrete commitments.


Meeting between Professor Bara Ndiaye, Dean of Cheikh Anta Diop University and Robert Hue, President of Drep.Afrique on 21 October 2022 in Dakar

Professor Bara Ndiaye, Dean of Cheikh Anta Diop University, Member of the Honorary Committee of Drep.Afrique, and Robert Hue, President of this humanitarian NGO, met in the Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy. They had a long discussion about the implementation of training actions for health workers and the need for low-cost drugs against sickle cell disease in Senegal.
It was also an opportunity for Robert Hue to propose to Prof. Bara Ndiaye to be associated, as a scientific personality, within the Commitment Committee of the International Sickle Cell Fund (IDF) created by Drep.Afrique.

President Macky Sall and Mr Robert Hue at their first meeting on 24 June 2019

Towards a new stage in Drep.Afrique's partnership to fight sickle cell disease in Senegal

For nearly five years, an important cooperation project has been in place between the NGO Drep.Afrique and Senegal. In particular, successful actions have been undertaken to train doctors and health care staff within the framework of the Franco-Senegalese Campus. Also, with the civil society through a partnership with the Senegalese Association for the fight against sickle cell disease (A.S.D). These various Drep.Afrique initiatives have received support from the AFD, private donations and numerous volunteers.
Following his first meeting with President Macky Sall in June 2019, Robert Hue, President and Founder of Drep.Afrique, has requested a new audience with the President of the Republic of Senegal to give a new impetus to the fight against sickle cell disease on the African continent.

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