Human rights & health
Fight against HIV/AIDS: FEVE IMPULSE in advanced strategy in the gold zones of Kédougou
A team from ENDA Santé went to Kédougou as part of the FEVE IMPULSE project for a mission to monitor cross-border activities. Combined prevention activities were organized in the health posts of Bambadji which polarizes two localities Bougouda and Bantaco, gold mining areas. These activities involved mainly the health workers and the [...]
The mobile clinic: an ENDA Santé strategy for access to health services for vulnerable populations
Monday, 04 July 2022- ENDA Santé, through its mobile strategy, organises free consultations in several regions of Senegal. These clinics are held regularly and offer screening services for cervical cancer, HIV, and consultations for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The opportunity was also taken to inform, [...]
ReCCAP 3 years later
Wednesday, 22 June 2022, Bissau - ENDA Santé, organised from 21 to 23 June 2022 a regional advocacy, evaluation and closing workshop of the ReCCAP project in Guinea Bissau. The workshop was chaired by Dr Timòteo Oliveira, representing the Minister of Public Health of Guinea Bissau, and attended by the Secretary of Health of Guinea Bissau and the [...].
ENDA Santé strengthens journalists on HIV and human rights issues
Thursday 10 June 2022, Mbour - About thirty health journalists representing more than ten media (print, radio and TV) participated in a training workshop on content production and news processing on HIV and human rights. The aim of the workshop was to sensitise [...]
Health and Human Rights
The WHO Constitution states that "the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health is one of the fundamental rights of every human being". The right to health includes timely access to acceptable health care of satisfactory quality and affordability. Yet, approximately 100 million people in the world are still living in poverty.
Daouda DIOUF: "Communities felt that the government is recognising also their role in addressing the pandemic, in responding to the pandemic.
Senegal's quarantine policy sought to slow transmission, and local health care workers battled the pandemic from the ground up. DAKAR, Senegal - Aissatou Diao talked about Covid-19 a lot. How to socially distance, what to do if you have a cough or a fever. But when the first coronavirus case arrived in Yeumbeul, a village [...].
Sexual violence: ENDA Santé sets up a sub-regional centre for integrated care
After more than a decade of advocacy and support for the management of violence against women, ENDA Santé is setting up a centre for the management of sexual violence. Through the VIMOS project (Sexual Violence and Genital Mutilation in Senegal), the organisation will soon be offering victims of violence a treatment centre [...].
Ziguinchor: Signature of a local pact to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) address the global challenges facing African communities, including those related to well-being, poverty, inequality, climate, environmental degradation, prosperity, peace and justice. In order to achieve these goals, there is a need for an effective and efficient [...]
Advocacy with law enforcement on HIV and human rights
The vulnerability of key populations to HIV is exacerbated by socio-cultural, legal and religious barriers, sometimes in total contradiction with their right to enjoy their physical and moral integrity. Indeed, populations vulnerable to HIV often deplore the violation of their rights based on stigmatisation and discrimination by the state.
Orientation workshop for the development of a training module on health, specific care and human rights for key populations
Aware of the scale of HIV, Senegal has made enormous efforts with the support of its development partners to avoid the transition from a concentrated to a generalised epidemic. Indeed, HIV prevalence is low in the general population (0.5% according to the UNAIDS report in 2016), but [...]
Training of key populations on gender-based violence, human rights and HIV
Senegal is a country with a concentrated epidemic. Prevalence is low in the general population but is very high in key populations. The appropriation of interventions by the populations concerned is a determining aspect in the achievement of strategic objectives, in particular that of the 3-90 developed in the framework of the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Human Rights: Improving access to quality health services for key populations
Within the framework of the implementation of the New Funding Model 2 of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (NMF2/FM), of which the National Alliance of Communities for Health (ANCS) is one of the Principal Recipients in Senegal, ENDA Santé's mission also includes the promotion of a protective environment [...].
Training and awareness raising for journalists on media coverage of key populations
In the framework of the response to HIV/AIDS, Enda Santé is implementing the Global Fund Project New Financing Model 2 (NMF2), with ANCS as Principal Recipient. The involvement of civil society will have enabled a more efficient implementation of programmes in order to improve access to services for the population and to improve the quality of life of the population.