Senegal has made significant progress against malaria and remains a leader in piloting and scaling up new recommendations and innovative strategies. While the number of reported malaria cases in Senegal has dropped in recent years, malaria is still a major cause of morbidity and mortality and a high priority for the government. The National Strategic Plan for 2016–2020 strives to achieve the pre-elimination of malaria by 2020. As a result of the scale-up of malaria control interventions, parasitemia in children under five years of age has fallen to one percent nationwide in 2016. 2016 household survey data also showed that under five mortality has dropped by 58 percent since 2005.


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Malaria Operational Plans

The Malaria Operational Plans below are detailed 1-year implementation plans for PMI focus countries. Each plan reviews the current status of malaria control and prevention policies and interventions, identifies challenges and unmet needs to achieve PMI goals, and provides a description of planned PMI-funded activities. Each Malaria Operational Plan has been endorsed by the U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator and reflects collaborative discussions with the national malaria control programs and partners in country. Changes to these plans are reflected in revised postings.

FY 2018 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF2.81 MB Download
FY 2017 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF1.66 MB Download
FY 2017 Senegal Revised Funding Table PDF143.16 KB Download
FY 2016 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF669.83 KB Download
FY 2016 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF90.39 KB Download
FY 2015 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF854.91 KB Download
FY 2015 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF97.72 KB Download
FY 2014 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF492.56 KB Download
FY 2014 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF92.55 KB Download
FY 2013 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF499.01 KB Download
FY 2013 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF76.44 KB Download
FY 2012 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF1.56 MB Download
FY 2012 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF51.82 KB Download
FY 2011 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF388.29 KB Download
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FY 2010 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF432.78 KB Download
FY 2010 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF316.39 KB Download
FY 2009 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF490.58 KB Download
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FY 2008 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF721.68 KB Download
FY 2008 Senegal Revised Funding TablePDF43.07 KB Download
FY 2007 Senegal Malaria Operational PlanPDF737.79 KB Download

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Stories from the Field

  • Amadou Bakhao Diaw, Photo credit: Joanna Sherif, USAID

    Watching Senegal’s Health and Wealth Ascend After Malaria Cases Drop

    Jan 2017
    FrontLines sat down with Amadou Bakhao Diaw recently to discuss the region’s progress in malaria control but got much more: Diaw shared a personal perspective, including his recollections of a painful past and the hopeful future that is shaping up for his country as malaria slowly fades from memory.
  • The PMI AIRS Project in Senegal scaled up IRS at a reduced cost with the help of community involvement in Malem Hoddar District. The community donated horses and carts to transport spray operators. Photo: PMI AIRS Senegal

    Community Takes Ownership of IRS

    Dec 2016

    In Senegal, the President’s Malaria Initiative Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (PMI AIRS) Project, with the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), piloted a community-based IRS (CB-IRS) effort in Malem Hoddar District to reduce costs, such as vehicle rental, material storage, and personnel. 

  • AIRS Senegal Operations Manager Dr. Ndombour Cisse - Photo - AIRS Senegal

    PMI AIRS Malaria Fighter: Dr. Ndombour Cisse

    Jun 2016

    Dr. Ndombour Gning Cisse began working on the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project in Senegal in 2011 as Spray Operations Coordinator. In 2014, she was promoted to Operations Manager and now leads the management of spray operations in target districts, working with the National Malaria Control Program. In 2015, she took on the additional role of AIRS Senegal’s Gender Focal Person. Dr. Cisse is a PhD in Animal Biology and holds an MBA in Project Management.

  • In a number of PMI focus countries, mobile phones are being used to report data and pay spray operators, helping to improve efficiency in IRS programs.

    Integrating Mobile Technology into Project Implementation: Improving Efficiency in Malaria Control Operations

    Jan 2016
    The PMI Africa Indoor Residual Spraying (AIRS) Project protects millions of people in Africa from malaria by spraying insecticide on the walls, ceilings, and other indoor resting places of mosquitoes that transmit malaria.
  • Koranic schoolmaster, Mr. Mamoune Diop, with some of the approximately 60 children under his care. Source: Nathaly Herrel/PMI

    Engaging Senegal’s Home-Based Care Providers in the Fight Against Malaria

    Jun 2014
    Despite Senegal’s progressive health system policies, which make malaria diagnosis and treatment freely available to the Senegalese population, geographic, educational, and financial barriers often impede access to these services. As a result, nine in ten malaria cases in Senegal are initially treated at home, and only 50 percent of cases ever receive formal care.
  • Mbene Dionne, with one of her own children, serves more than 1,000 people in four villages in Senegal. Source: USAID/Amy Cotter

    Helping Save Children's Lives in Senegal

    Jun 2014
    Community volunteers provide essential home-based care for childhood illnesses.
  • Proportion of the Total Population with Confirmed Symptomatic Malaria

    PECADOM Plus – Peace Corps Volunteers in Senegal Extend Malaria Case Management to the Community

    Apr 2014
    Peace Corps volunteers are partnering with Senegal’s NMCP and PMI to study a new approach to malaria testing and treatment for rural populations with limited access to health care.
  •  	A resident of Nioro in the Kaolack region of Senegal receives ITNs for her family from a community distribution worker. Source: Felicity Thompson/NetWorks

    Working Together: PMI Helps Distribute Nearly 3 Million Nets in Senegal

    Oct 2011
    In Senegal, everyone is at risk of malaria. Consequently, the National Malaria Control Program (NMCP), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and a range of implementing partners are working to ensure malaria prevention and treatment services reach everyone in Senegal.
  • In Badoudou, Senegal, the volunteer staff, health committee members, district health team staff, and supervisors gather outside their health hut. Source: Caritas/Senegal

    Community Case Management of Malaria—Reaching the Hard to Reach in Senegal

    Aug 2011
    Across Senegal, small one- or two-room huts in remote, rural areas, far from government health facilities, provide health care to local residents. Although not a part of the formal government system, Senegal’s health care pyramid rests on a foundation of almost 1,400 of these health huts.
  • Chief Nurse Arona Gueye stands outside of the Kaymor Health Post in Senegal, where malaria cases have declined with the increase in malaria prevention activities. Source: Matar Camara/PMI

    "Malaria Is No Longer Our Problem Here"

    Apr 2010
    Arona has been looking closely at the data from his rural health facility over the past three years, and he has seen a marked decline in the proportion of fever cases that are confirmed as malaria cases.
  • Marietou Sarr and her 11-month old baby, Ndeye Maty, received a long-lasting ITN through a recent campaign that was supported by PMI. Source: Debbie Gueye/USAID Senegal

    Mosquito Nets Make All the Difference in Thiobe, Senegal

    Apr 2009
    "Last year, during the peak season, I saw 584 cases of malaria," says the chief nurse at the Thiobe health post in the Diourbel region of Senegal.
  • Children of Keur Aly Samba village stand with their village chief, Momath Cissé. PMI's support of IRS helps protect them from malaria, which caused the deaths of seven children in 2006. Source: Robert Perry/CDC

    Reaching Villagers in Senegal with Malaria Interventions

    Apr 2009
    “In 2006, during the rainy season, we lost seven children from malaria,” said Momath Cissé, chief of the village of Keur Aly Samba. “But after the people sprayed our houses last year, not one child died during the rains.”

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Contracts & Agreements

Listed below are contracts, agreements and implementing partner reports for the PMI focus countries. Documents have been redacted by the awardee at USAID's request to remove any information the awardee considers proprietary.

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