Demand of Reproductive Health Services: Case Study on Senegal

Last updated January 2009

Authors:
Latif Dramani; Oumy Laye

Abstract: Health constitutes an essential target of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG). The improvement of mother health and the reduction of the infant mortality constitute the goals to be reached between 1990 and 2015. Senegal understood very early the importance of health in the economy activity. Over the period 1998-2007, the Senegalese government implemented new orientations of its health policy while being based on the approach programs express through the National plan of Medical and Social Development (PNDS) follow-up of the Integrated Development program of Health and the Social action of Sectional Investment (PDIS) quinquennal (1998-2002) which covers the first 5 years of the PNDS of which it constitutes the priorities. The strategic direction of the PDIS relating to the increase in the performances of the health Reproduction program constitutes a major axis of the PNDS.
 
Contact Information:
Latif Dramani, dramaniarmel@yahoo.fr; and Oumy Laye, layendiaye78@yahoo.fr, Agence Nationale de la Statistique et de la Démographie