Sexual and reproductive health
Platform for accelerating the impact of maternal and neonatal health projects in the Saint-Louis region
Context Set up since 2018, the Rawal Ak Diam platform contributes to the improvement of maternal and neonatal health and to the fight against health inequalities in Saint-Louis. In localities such as Rao and Diamaguène, where there are still many obstacles linked to maternal and neonatal health (lack of health care resources, lack of [...]
SANSAS (Santé Reproductive des Adolescent.e.s et jeunes du Sénégal)
The project is implemented by a consortium composed of Solthis, ENDA Santé, Equipop, RAES, and Lartes in Mbour and Sédhiou. These localities are characterised by a high rate of gender-based violence (female genital mutilation (FGM), pregnancy and early marriage).
Ending menstrual insecurity
World Menstrual Hygiene Day was held on 28 May 2022. All over the world, events were organised to raise awareness about menstruation and to find solutions to the problems of women and girls. ENDA Santé, together with its partners, is supporting these initiatives and making its contribution [...]
World Menstrual Hygiene Day: Breaking the silence around menstruation
In Senegal and in many African countries, menstruation is considered taboo and is hardly discussed in the family. Mothers do not talk to their daughters about it. As a result, pre-pubescent girls are not always prepared to manage menstrual hygiene because they do not have basic knowledge of menstrual cycles.
Improving maternal and newborn health
Despite progress in the fight against maternal and infant mortality, more than 300,000 women die each year from complications of pregnancy or childbirth. 2.7 million newborns die in the first 28 days of life. In sub-Saharan Africa, about 550 women die during the first 28 days of life [...].
Sexual and Reproductive Health: Signature of a financing agreement with AFD for the SANSAS project
On 25 March 2021, the French Development Agency signed a financing agreement with the NGO Solthis for the SANSAS project (Sexual and Reproductive Health of Adolescents and Youth in Senegal). Coordinated by the NGO Solthis, in consortium with ENDA Santé, Equipop, LARTES and RAES, this project was made possible thanks to a [...]
Cervical cancer: CARES programme screens several thousand women in Casamance and Guinea Bissau
Community-based management of cervical cancer is usually done during mass campaigns such as Pink October. What is the CARES programme and what is its contribution to cervical cancer prevention in Casamance and Guinea Bissau? The service offer for cervical cancer screening in Casamance and Guinea Bissau is [...]
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 [...]
Fatick: 20 providers and peer educators strengthened on SRH services
Enda Santé, in partnership with the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Expertise France, implements the project Promoting Gender Equality and Sexual and Reproductive Health for Adolescents in and out of School in Senegal and Togo (FSP-i). From 11 to 13 December 2019, the project team organised [...]
Sexual and reproductive health of young Senegalese women
Demystifying the data In Senegal in 2014, there were approximately 765,000 young women aged 15 to 19, or 10% of the country's total female population.In Senegal, few young women use formal sexual and reproductive health services; many appear to be unsure whether they are allowed to practice sexual and reproductive health.