The research project “The Impact Evaluation of Universal Health Coverage Project,” with Dr. Motohiro Sato, Director of HIAS Health, as the principal investigator, has been selected for the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI) for fiscal 2018.
“Impact Evaluation of the Universal Health Coverage Project,” Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (KAKENHI), Scientific Research (A), 18H03634
Under this joint research, impact evaluation will be conducted on a technical cooperation project, “Project for Strengthening Capacity of Community Health Insurance System and Free Health Care Initiatives,” which assists Universal Health Coverage (UHC) in the Republic of Senegal, Africa.
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Republic of Senegal

Senegal is a country on Africa’s west coast.
Area: 197,161km2
Population:15.41 millions
Capital: Dakar
Religion: Islam, Christianity, Traditional African religion
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