ORS/Zinc status – Burkina Faso

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Burkina FasoBurkina Faso

Population: 20.9m (2020)
Area: 274,400 sqkm

Diarrhoea deaths: 9,152 (2019)

ORS coverage: 40% (2015)

ORS + Zinc coverage: 1% (2015)

National EML download: [not yet found]

National policy
ORS+Zinc in National Clinical Guidelines
❓ National Essential Medicines List last updated in [year unknown]
ORS included in the National Essential Medicines List
Zinc included in the National Essential Medicines List
❌ Co-packaged ORS & Zinc included in the National Essential Medicines List

Zinc availability
❌ Zinc available “over the counter”

Outlets for Zinc tablets:
✅ Pharmacies
❌ Drug stores/shops
❌ Supermarkets
❌ General retail outlets
❌ Community Health Workers
❌ Door-to-door sales people
✅ Government hospitals/clinics
✅ Private hospitals/clinics
❌ Campaigns and outreach

Co-pack availability
✅ Co-packaged ORS and Zinc available

Outlets for co-packaged ORS and Zinc tablets:
✅ Pharmacies
❌ Drug stores/shops
❌ Supermarkets
❌ General retail outlets
✅ Community Health Workers
❌ Door-to-door sales people
✅ Government hospitals/clinics
✅ Private hospitals/clinics
✅ Campaigns and outreach

Co-packaged ORS and Zinc brands (may not be exhaustive)
SRO Zinc, Zincfors, ORASEL Zinc

Co-packaged ORS and Zinc manufacturers (may not be exhaustive)
ProPharm

Co-pack costs
Typical cost of a ORS/Zinc co-pack in the PUBLIC sector
Free of charge
Typical cost of a ORS/Zinc co-pack in the PRIVATE sector
300CFA (USD 0.50 – Jun-2022)

Diarrhoea programmes currently on-going

 

Name Organisation Funder Diarrhoea specific Target area
PCIME PCIME communautaire UNICEF No Nationwide
Programme gratuité des soins Government Government No Nationwide

 

Additional information
None

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Making co-packaged ORS and Zinc the "go to" treatment for childhood diarrhoea

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