Focus countries

Senegal

As part of ADP’s scale-up phase from 2018 – 2023, Senegal is one of the new focus countries where ADP will be engaging its work. This page will be updated as ADP projects are implemented.

Country data

Country profile a
Human Development Index ranking 164
Population total (millions) 16
Gross national income per capita (USD) 2,384
Working poor at PPP $3.10 a day (% of total employment) 63
Public health expenditure (% of GDP) 4
Life expectancy at birth (years) 68
<5 mortality rate (per 1000 live births) 34
TB epidemiology b
TB incidence (per 100,000) 122
Deaths due to TB (per 100,000) 20
TB treatment coverage (%) 68
MDR-TB incidence (per 100,000) 2
Malaria epidemiology c
Cases of malaria (per 100,000) 47
Deaths due to malaria (per 100,000) 25
Children aged <5 years with fever who received treatment with any antimalarial (%) (2013) 6
NTDs epidemiology d
Population at risk of LF / coverage of PC (2013) 8,533,698 / 71%
Population at risk of OCH / coverage of PC 915,362 / 69%
SAC at risk of SCH / coverage of PC 3,278,785 / 19%
SAC at risk of STH / coverage of PC 6,421,532 / 63%

All data from 2017 unless stated. PC: preventive chemotherapy; STH: soil-transmitted helminths; LF: lymphatic filariasis; SCH: schistosomiasis; OCH: onchocerciasis.

  • UNDP, ‘International Human Development Indicators’ (website), UNDP, New York. Accessed 24 September 2018.
  • Global Health Observatory, ‘Tuberculosis country profiles’ (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.
  • Global Health Observatory, ‘Malaria country profiles’ (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.
  • Preventive Chemotherapy (PC) Data Portal (website), WHO, Geneva. Accessed on 24 September 2018.

ADP focus countries