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Joël Le Corre

Mission Manager, Doctor

BACKGROUND / Academic and professional background

Graduated as a doctor and in public health too, now retired.
After having been in practice in Yemen, he took the direction the territorial health services in Seine Saint Denis. He also does humanitarian mission in Ethiopia, Somalia and Sahel

ACHIEVEMENT/ What is your project, initiative, start-up, company all about?

The financing of medical transports in Niger, contribution of the international association « Medecins du Monde France ». It is an action linked with the universal health coverage.

LOCATION/ In which city, country, part of the world do you conduct your activities?

This action led in the Keita district in Niger. Médecins du Monde France leads 65 humanitarian programs in 44 countries.

IMPACT/ What is the positive economic, social, political, environmental…of the activity, project, initiative, start-up, company?

The economic impact of this initiative must be measured against the catastrophic wastes that the sanitary emergency could provoke in the concerned families. The free transportation allowed by the contributions of people accessing to the healthcare allows an improvement of their health state but also preserve the weak resources of Nigerians families which are then able to use it for other needs. The operating mode could be widened to the whole country.