Niger - Local Health Care Sector Improvement Project in the Departments of Maradi and Diffa


Project Summary

Approval Date 14 Dec 1993
Signature Date 15 Dec 1993
Planned Completion Date 30 Sep 2004
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2004
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Social
DAC Sector Code 12110
Commitment U.A 9,169,138.91
Status Completion

Project General Description

The Local Health Care Sector Improvement Project in the Departments of Maradi and Diffa is the second Bank project in the health sector in Niger. The project is in line with Niger’s national health policy and that of the 1987-1991 socio-economic development plan. It will help improve the health coverage notably of the population of the two divisions concerned. The project is also in consonance with the Bank’s policy in the area health. The project, which will last five years has the following components: (i) improvement of the local healthcare sector in the Department of Maradi; (ii) improvement of the local healthcare sector in the Department of Diffa and (iii) the Project Implementation Unit.

Project Objectives

The main project objective is to improve the geographical and operational healthcare coverage in the Departments of Maradi and Diffa. In particular, to: i) strengthen health infrastructure in the Departments of Maradi and Diffa; ii) enhance the efficiency and efficacy of staff working in the health facilities of the local healthcare sector; and iii) develop programming, supervision, evaluation and training capacities of the Maradi Departmental Directorate of Health.

Beneficiaries

The primary beneficiaries of the project include people in the rural departments of Maradi and Diffa. The department of Maradi with an average population density of 36 people/km2 is the most densely populated area of Niger with 20% of the population with health coverage at appraisal of 10%; Diffa on the other hand is very sparsely populated with density of 1.4 people/km2 and health coverage of 30%. Secondary beneficiaries include the Ministry of Public Health and Endemic Disease Control and the staff of health facilities in the 2 departments of Maradi and Diffa.

Participating Organization

Funding
African Development Fund
Extending
Government Of Niger
Implementing
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Information

IATI identifier 46002-P-NE-IBD-001
Last Update 31 Oct 2019

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Contact Details

Name SANOGO Ibrahim
Email i.sanogo@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Niger