June 17, 2022
On June 16, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Republic of Senegal in Dakar to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 10,000 million yen for the Universal Health Coverage Support Program (Phase 2).
The objective of this Program is to contribute to the attainment of Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic through promoting policy implementations. This project will contribute to the advancement of the economic stabilization and development efforts of the country, as well as to the achievement of SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) Goals 3 (Good health and well-being) and 10 (Reduced inequalities).
Details for the project are provided below.
1. Terms and Amount of Loan
|Annual interest rate (%)||Repayment
|Universal Health Coverage Support Program (Phase 2)||10,000||0.01||-||40||10||General untied|
2. Executing Agency
(1)Ministry of Economy, Planning and Cooperation
Address: Avenue Cadre, Rue René NDIAYE, 4017 Dakar
(2)Ministry of Finances and Budget
Address:Avenue Cadre, Rue René NDIAYE, 4017 Dakar
(3)Ministry of Community Development, and Social and Territorial Equity
Address:Sphère Ministérielle Diamniadio Bâtiment B, Dakar
(4)Ministry of Health and Social Action
Address:Fann Residence, Rue Aimé Césaire, Dakar
(5)National Agency of Universal Financial Protection
Address:Cité Keur Gorgui, Immeuble El Hadji Serigne Mérina Sylla, Dakar
3. Planned Implementation Schedule
(1)Completion of project: February 2024 – when the disbursement is completed.
(2)Issuing of letters of invitation for consulting services: no hiring of consultants is planned for this loan program.
(3)Tendering of announcement of initial procurement package for international competitive bidding on project construction: no work in conjunction with bidding is planned for this program.