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The Initiative Sénégalaise de Santé Urbaine or ISSU aimed to improve the quality of life of Senegal’s urban poor by increasing the accessibility, quality, and use of family planning services.
In three districts covered by this project, contraceptive prevalence among the poorest quintile of the population increased between 9.4 and 14.1 percentage points from baseline to mid-term of the project.
IntraHealth partnered with religious leaders to train community-based religious mediators and health educators to promote the benefits of family planning. These advocates have visited more than 14,000 households and met with over 21,000 women and men.
IntraHealth worked with Senegal’s Ministry of Health and Social Action and project partners to:
This work is being continued under the PASS-2020 project.
|Dates:||2010 to 2016|
|Funder:||Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation|
Belguissa Ouédraogo is a CHW in Bissighin, Burkina Faso. She visits homes in her community to talk to women about h… https://t.co/nOuA54bL5t