‘No funding’: Ivory Coast’s autistic children lack treatment

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Around 1% of the population in Ivory Coast could be affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to estimates from the World Health Organisation. ASD is an often taboo subject, however, and treatment is hard to come by as the country severely lacks the necessary medical resources to help patients. FRANCE 24’s Sophie Lamotte and Ange Nomenyo report from Bouak√©.

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