Donation of Mobile Warehouses in Five Health Districts in Benin

Donation of Mobile Warehouses and Cold Chain Equipment in Five Health Districts in Benin

February 17, 2017

Agence de Médecine Préventive (AMP) through its LOGIVAC+ project officially handed over a donation of mobile warehouses and cold chain equipment to five health districts in Benin on February 16, 2017 in the offices of the Ministry of Health.

In total, AMP donated 49 fridges and freezers, five pick-up Toyota Hilux, one with a double cabin for the logistics manager of l’Agence Nationale pour la Vaccination et les Soins de Santé Primaires (ANv SSP) and four single cabin vehicles for health districts Allada Toffo-Ze, Lokossa Athieme, Klouekanme-Toviklin-Lalo, and Aplahoue-Dogbo-Djakotomey.

According to the Health Minister, Alassane Seidou, "The vehicles for the four health districts will be used for implementing the optimized logistics system to ensure a secure and regular supply in all health training in vaccines and other health efforts."

According to Dr.Téné-Alima Essoh, African Regional Director of AMP, “This donation of equipment comes on the back of not only the training of health logisticians and health officers in health districts by the LOGIVAC Centre, housed in the l’Institut régional de Santé publique (IRSP) in Ouidah, but also the rehabilitation of vaccine warehouse distributors.” This equipment has a global cost of 300 million CFA francs and will significantly enable the strengthening of health systems operational capacity and to implement innovative logistical and technological solutions.