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An active health and safety policy

Inform and prevent


CFAO's health policy aims to combat high-impact chronic diseases in Africa. The goal is to ensure that employees and their families have access to information, prevention and care where needed.

An annual survey provides an update on action taken in individual countries.

In 2016, more than 100 screening campaigns were organised to target HIV, diabetes and malaria.

In line with recommendations from the International Labour Organisation (ILO), CFAO's healthcare charter consolidates the Group's position on preventing discrimination and protecting patient confidentiality.


Improving access to healthcare


CFAO has been a founding member of Club Santé Afrique since 2011 in partnership with AMREF-Flying Doctors. The organisation is Africa's leading NGO in public health and runs a number of projects to help those most at risk on the continent.

Its four priorities are: training for health workers; maternal & child health, medical and surgical assistance and telemedicine.


Reducing workplace accidents


CFAO pursues a health & safety policy adapted to the Group's different activities to reduce work-related accidents.

Launched in 2017, the ANZEN initiative aims to take appropriate measures to protect employees, meet legal requirements and comply with international standards to prevent risks, train personnel and improve health & safety management in the workplace.

PRISK guidelines on preventing occupational risks detail methods and resources available to enhance the ANZEN approach.


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