Senegal Country Profile

Senegal Country Profile

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Country Overview

CDC’s work in Senegal dates back to 2001 when it began supporting the country’s HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection sentinel surveillance program. Since 2010, CDC has also supported the Ministry of Health’s HIV/AIDS control efforts. CDC works with the Ministry to strengthen its national HIV surveillance system for data collection on key populations, such as female sex workers and men who have sex with men, and to improve the data quality for prevention of mother-to-child transmission and on-site HIV rapid testing.

Per Capita GNI

$950

(2016)

Population (million)

15.4

(2016)

Under 5 Mortality

47/1,000 Live Births

(2016)

Life Expectancy

67 Years

(2016)

Estimated HIV Prevalence

0.4%

(Ages 15-49) (2016)

Estimated AIDS Deaths

1,600

(2016)

TB Treatment Success Rate

86%

(2015)

Estimated TB Incidence

140/100,000

(2016)

Estimated Orphans Due to AIDS

27,000

(2016)

TB patients with known HIV-status who are HIV-positive

6%

(2016)

Reported Number Receiving Antiretroviral Therapy (ART)

21,000

(2016)

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