The Development Of Health Care System

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To assess the progress towards UHC, we analyzed the progress and issues in achieving MDGs targets. Data were collected from the 2006 and 2012 DHS studies, the National Institute of Statistic (INS) and latest reports of international organizations implicated in the improvement of health care system.
MDG 1: eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Recurring floods and droughts affect agricultural productivity and food security in Niger while eighty percent of the population depends on agriculture. According to the 2014 nutrition survey using SMART (Standardized Monitoring and Assessment of Relief and Transitions nutrition) the global acute malnutrition rate has reached 14.8%, close to the emergency threshold of 15% set by the WHO. This rate is higher than in the previous survey conducted in 2013 (13.3%). the situation is further aggravated by flows of refugees and returning migrants due to the situation in Libya, the armed groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria, and Mujao from Mali which threatening the country 's economic growth. [UNICEF (2015).Aperçu des besoins humanitaires Niger][Plan de reponse 2015]. Nevertheless, through the 3 Initiative “Nigeriens Nourishing Nigeriens”, the government has made a commitment to tackle malnutrition and address food insecurity and agricultural sustainability issues. [ Niger: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper]p139-281
MDG 4: Reduce by two-thirds the under-five mortality rate
Despite challenges, Niger has made a significant progress in a number of…
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