Mauritania - Health and Social Affairs Master Plan Support Programme

Project Summary

Approval Date 17 Mar 1999
Signature Date 20 Apr 1999
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 2006
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 2006
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 12110
Environmental Category 2
Commitment U.A 9,666,888.06
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Health and Social Affairs Master Plan Support Programme is designed to carry out certain priority activities of the 1998-2000 three-year rolling plan. The programme strengthens the capacity of the health system to produce, at the lowest cost, effective and quality health services accessible to the majority of the population. The programme is expected to improve economic productivity by reducing early morbidity and mortality. Thus, the program should also contribute to the improvement of social well-being. The expected outputs are: i) Supply of and access to, quality care improved; ii) Sector efficiency and financing improved; iii) Disease control efficiency enhanced; and iv) Social and environmental action conducive to good health. The programme includes the following components: (i) provision and accessibility of improved quality care; (ii) improved efficiency and financing of the sector; (iii) effectiveness of the fight against disease strengthened; (iv) social action promoted and the environment conducive to improved health.

Project Objectives

The sectoral objective of the programme is to improve the social well-being and health status of the population. To achieve this goal, the programme supports the 1998-2002 Health and Social Affairs Master Plan to provide the population, especially the most disadvantaged segments of the population, with effective, high-quality health care at the lowest possible cost.


The intended beneficiaries are the entire population, through the Ministry of Health. The project targets about two millions people; prioritising mother and child health as well as control of major endemic diseases.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Mauritania


IATI identifier 46002-P-MR-IBZ-003
Last Update 19 Jan 2021


Contact Details

Name SANOGO Ibrahim

Geographic Location

Country Mauritania