Dimbokro: Dominique Ouattara inaugurates a health centre

On the sidelines of the State visit of the President of the Republic to the N’Zi region, First Lady Dominique Ouattara, President of the Children Of Africa Foundation, inaugurated and equipped the integrated health centre of cité SOGEFIA in the locality of Dimbokro on Thursday 26 September 2019.  Built by the Dimbokro Town Hall, this new health centre will be named after Mrs Dominique Ouattara. The information was given by Mr. Bile Armand Gabriel, Mayor of Dimbokro.

The inauguration ceremony took place within the school, and witnessed the participation of Mrs Clarisse Duncan, wife of the Vice-President of the Republic, Mrs Raymonde Goudou Coffie, Minister for the Modernisation of Administration and Innovation of the Public Service, Mrs Mariatou Koné, Minister for Solidarity, Social Cohesion and the Fight against Poverty, Mrs Aimée Gbaguelehon Zebeyoux, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights, in charge of Human Rights, Mrs Myss Belmonde Dogo, Secretary of State at the Minister of Women, the Family and Children, Mrs Sita Keïta, younger sister of the Head of State and Mayor of Gbeleban and many other local figures.

During the ceremony, Mrs Dominique Ouattara donated important medical equipment worth 13 million CFA francs. In addition, she offered 7 million CFA francs to the people. The total value of these donations amounts to 20 million CFA francs.

Ms Dominique Ouattara, President of the Children Of Africa Foundation and UNAIDS Ambassador, invited people and pregnant women in particular to attend this centre for better medical follow-up.

Amon Jean, Director of Health of the N’Zi Region, representing the Minister of Health and Public Hygiene, welcomed the inauguration of this centre and invited the people to visit it. He also recalled the First Lady’s commitments to improve the health sector. For the latter, the actions of the wife of the Head of State are in line with the health development policy of his ministry.

Bile Armand Gabriel, Mayor of Dimbokro, expressed his great pleasure about the inauguration of the health centre.  He thanked the  First Lady who responded favourably to their concern by fully equipping this centre. He again thanked the wife of the Head of State for the donations she made to the people.

Mrs. Kouassi Agathe married Konaté, spokesperson for the women of Dimbokro, also thanked Mrs Dominique Ouattara for her many actions to help women and children. It should be noted that a visit to the new “Dominique Ouattara” health centre ended this ceremony.