Côte d'Ivoire is a country of hospitality as the national anthem of the country professes. It has a rich culinary heritage composed of a variety of dishes (local, African, West Asian, etc.).

For health-related concerns, the country has a vast network of public and private health centres and hospital infrastructures with a technical platform that meets international norms and standards.

Climate And temperature

The EDBI 2018 conference is being held in Abidjan. This part of the country is characterized by low temperatures, high humidity and abundant rainfall. She knows four seasons. Between October and November, the area experiences a short rainy season. The temperature during this period varies between 25 and 30° Celsius.

Health requirements for entry into Ivorian territory

  • International travellers should take all necessary measures to prevent infectious diseases and make appropriate vaccinations.
  • The yellow fever vaccine is mandatory for travellers entering Côte d'Ivoire. A check of the valid vaccination certificate is carried out on arrival in Côte d'Ivoire. What is recommended: get vaccinated 10 days before the trip.
    If necessary, the vaccine can also be given at Abidjan airport upon your arrival by a team from the National Institute of Public Hygiene
  • Travellers from any country reporting hemorrhagic fever will be isolated and held at the post of the National Institute of Public Hygiene (INHP) until the fever tests are completed.
  • It is strongly recommended to take out health insurance covering care abroad, as well as repatriation insurance.

Travellers arriving from the countries listed below are required to have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate.

Angola Argentina Benin
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Brazil Burkina Faso
Burundi Cameroon Central African Republic
Chad Colombia Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo Ecuador Equatorial Guinea
Ethiopia Gabon Gambia
Ghana Guinea Guinea Bissau
French Guiana Kenya Liberia
Mali Mauritania Niger
Nigeria Panama Paraguay
Pérou Rwanda Senegal
Sierra Leone Sudan Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago Uganda Tanzania

Handling of medical emergencies during the conference

Throughout the delegations' stay, an assistance and medical emergency service will be available from 08:00 to 22:00 on the main conference site at Sofitel Hotel Ivoire.

From 10pm to 8am: a team on call.
Please contact us urgently :

Prevention recommendations


Côte d'Ivoire is located in a malaria-endemic area. Delegates should take the necessary precautions to avoid mosquito bites. The usual measures recommended concern the use of repellents.


Côte d'Ivoire has not reported any cases of Ebola virus infection. However, the country has taken surveillance measures to prevent the virus from entering its territory.
Recommended precautions for use include regular hand washing with soap and water.

Confidential Health Record

A confidential health form, the completion of which is optional, is kept at the disposal of the delegate who so wishes. This sheet provides personal and confidential information on the delegate's particular health concerns and is likely to facilitate the medical team's handling of emergencies.
The information contained herein is covered by medical confidentiality and will only be accessible by Dr. BEDI Memel Trever at

Download the file here --> Confidential health form

Useful contacts for all your medical concerns.

Surname and first names

BEDI Memel Trever
PhysicianAnesthesist - Emergency Resuscitator(President)
07 44 02 88 - 02 02 54 91

GUEYE Boubakar Seydou
Anesthesiologist and Emergency Resuscitator (Member)
09 91 72 37 - 44 77 55 88

Nurse State graduate (Member)
07 37 23 92

ASSE Aya Virginie
Nurse State graduate (Member)
03 50539 2

DAMIAN Gnangoran Julien
Ambulance driver (Member)
02 79 57 79