|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|
|DAC Sector Code||12110|
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.
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.
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.
African Development Fund
Government Of Niger
MINISTERE DE L 'ECONOMIE ET DES FINANCES
|Last Update||31 Oct 2019|