PROMETRA International Releases New Book



Dr. Erick GBODOSSOU, President of PROMETRA International has just published a book entitled: Ethics, Science and Development.

The signing ceremony took place at the House of Writers, on Saturday, August 6, 2016 in Dakar, Senegal. The ceremony was attended by the Writers’ Association of Senegal.  Alioune Badara Beye its President has enjoyed the work and the vision of the author, Dr. Erick GBODOSSOU.

Mr. Beye has proposed to make a visit soon to PROMETRA International, to learn more regarding the Organization and its activities.

Annette Mbaye d’Erneuville, historical figure of African literature was present and asked the writers to understand, respect and support their culture and their traditions which are essential pillars for the development of Senegal and Africa.





le Dr Erick GBODOSSOU, Président de PROMETRA International vient de publier un ouvrage intitulé : Ethique, Sciences et Développement.

La cérémonie de dédicaces a eu lieu à la Maison des Ecrivains, le Samedi 06 Août 2016 à Dakar.

La cérémonie a réuni l’Association des Ecrivains du Sénégal. Leur Président Alioune Badara BEYE, a beaucoup apprécié l’ouvrage ainsi que la vision de son auteur, le Dr Erick GBODOSSOU.

  1. Beye a proposé de faire une visite très prochainement à PROMETRA International, avec son Association, pour mieux s’imprégner de l’Organisation et de ses activités.

Mme Annette Mbaye d’Erneuville, figure historique de la littérature Africaine était présente et demander aux écrivains de rapprocher de leur culture, de leurs traditions, piliers essentiels pour le développement du Sénégal et de l’Afrique.




Guinea Bissau National Conference – Modern & Traditional Medicine July 2016

Guinea Bissau

The Republic of Guinea Bissau held its first National Conference on Modern & Traditional Medicine: An Integrative System on July 7-8, 2016 at the National Institute of Public Health  (INASA) of Guinea Bissau. The purpose of the conference was to create an effective health system through the combination of both modern and traditional medicine systems. The meeting was chaired by His Excellency Baciro ADI, Prime Minister of Guinea Bissau.

PROMETRA Guinea Bissau was represented by President Idrissa Biaye.  PROMETRA International was represented by  Mamadou Diaw who shared the head table with Guinea Bissau Secretary of State for Higher Education and Scientific Research, Bishop of Bissau, President of Caritas Guines Bissau and Secretariat for Hospital Management.

Rpt Conf Nat Guin Biss MT-MM, July 2016-ANG (2)

The conference included a display of  both modern and traditional medicines.  PROMETRA Guinea Bissau had an exhibit booth which displayed traditional medicine products and displays of chapter activities.  Current chapter activities include training of traditional healers in the prevention of Zika infections.  Conference recommendations included adoption of a law for integration of traditional medicine into the national health care system and a significant investment in knowledge of medicinal plants through applied research.


Rpt Conf Nat Guin Biss MT-MM, July 2016-ANG (4)

Mamadou DIAW meets with PROMETRA Guinea Bissau leadership

Mamadou DIAW meets with PROMETRA Guinea Bissau leadership


Read  full conference report [English]Rpt Conf Nat Guin Biss MT-MM, July 2016-ANG (2)

Read  full conference report [English]Rpt Conf Nat Guin Biss MT-MM, Juillet 2016 (1)

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A Gathering of PanAfrican Leaders Honoring Andrew Young

A Gathering of PanAfrican Leaders Honoring the
Life Achievement of Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young
PROMETRA International Board Member

August 2014 – PROMETRA International President, Dr. Erick Gbodossou attended, A Gathering of PanAfrican Leaders Honoring the Life Achievement of Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young held in Washington, DC. This meeting was a side event to the US Africa Leaders’ Summit convened by US President Barack Obama and the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). PROMETRA International’s board member, Ambassador Andrew Young was honored by African leaders for his life’s dedication to the continent of Africa and its people.

Co-chairs included the President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency President Macky Sall and Mr. Lucien Ebata, Chief Executive Officer of Orion Group SA and Publisher of Forbes Afrique.

PROMETRA International President, Dr. Erick Gbodossou, Vice President Dr. Virginia Floyd and BOD member Ambassador Andrew Young were able to meet with President Macky Sall and the Senegal delegation to discuss partnership projects to benefit the development of Senegal.

A Gathering of PanAfrican Leaders 2

Bill Clinton Global Initiative