CEMAC zone: recession could reach 6% according to BEAC

All the indicators are certainly not red. But most of the economic indicators in the six countries of the Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa (CEMAC) are already found the Monetary Policy Committee (CPM) of the Bank of Central African States (BEAC) at the end of the second annual session on June 24, 2020 in Yaoundé.

Analyzing the situation in Central Africa, it emerges that in the short and medium terms, the CEMAC zone is affected by the health crisis and the fall in the prices of the main export products. "

"In the first half of 2020, the revival of productive activities was slowed down in the sub-region by the disruption of supply circuits for imported products as well as by the restrictive measures adopted by the various governments to contain the effects of the pandemic. Although it is premature for the moment to fully grasp the impact of COVID-19 on national economies, it is already anticipated during this first semester a drop in production as well as a det…

Nantes: Doctolib sets up its regional headquarters, 500 jobs at stake

It is one of the European leaders in digital services adapted to the field of consumer health. The French group Doctolib announced on Monday the establishment in Nantes of its second site, its first outside the Paris region. The installation is planned for this summer with 200 new employees initially.
Doctolib sets up its regional headquarters, 500 jobs at stake

Within three years, 300 additional recruitments are envisaged, which will increase the workforce of the Nantes office to 500 employees. Initially, Doctolib will set up in the Whoorks coworking center, near Nantes South Station. The final premises are "under research".

Ten metropolises in competition

Faced with strong development, Doctolib chose the City of Dukes after a comparison between ten major French cities. “We were looking for a city offering both a pool of talent in the digital professions, commercial profiles, customer service, and a pleasant living environment for our current and future employees. Nantes has perfectly fulfilled the specifications, "explains the company.

"This is good news for employment, which contributes to making Nantes a recognized metropolis in terms of research, innovation and economic development on health," says Johanna Rolland, president of Nantes metropolis.

At the service of doctors and patients

Doctolib offers doctors software to facilitate their organization and allows patients to book an appointment online 24 hours a day by selecting their time slot. The Doctolib website records more than 50 million patient visits each month. Nearly 125,000 practitioners use its services. In medical offices, he very often replaces the posts of secretaries.

The company, founded by Stanislas Niox-Château, currently employs 1,400 people in France and Germany.