Guinea Modern History

Guinea is a country located in Western Africa. With the capital city of Conakry, Guinea has a population of 13,132,806 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. When Guinea’s strong man Sekou Touré died in 1984, the military took power in a coup. The country’s new leader Lansana Conté led a strict regime, although after protests he was forced to introduce multi-party democracy. When Conté died in 2008, the military…

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Guinea Healthcare and Money

Guinea Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 4 – malaria 3 – Typhoid & Polio Yes – cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview Medical care in the country cannot be compared to Europe and is often highly problematic in terms of technology, equipment and/or hygiene. Medical care in Conakry is limited. French-speaking specialists in the important disciplines are available, some of whom also speak German. Plannable operations should…

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