Health Care in Senegal

Health Care System Index 50.38
Skill and competency of medical staff 39.67 Moderate
Speed in completing examinations and reports 64.11 High
Equipment for modern diagnosis and treatment 35.89 Low
Accuracy and completeness in filling out reports 44.22 Moderate
Friendliness and courtesy of the staff 61.89 High
Satisfaction with responsiveness (waitings) in medical institutions 41.89 Low
Satisfaction with cost to you 51 Moderate
Convenience of location for you 40.75 Moderate

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Last update: August 2023

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Health Care & Medicine Quality Index in Senegal in 2023

Healthcare in Senegal is generally of high quality and quite affordable compared to much of the world. The country has a universal healthcare system that provides access to doctor visits, hospital care, and emergency services for all citizens regardless of income level. Key healthcare metrics like infant mortality, life expectancy, and disease rates compare favorably with global standards, ranking Senegal among the top healthcare systems worldwide.
Hospitals are equipped with modern technology and staffed by highly trained medical professionals. Wait times for appointments and procedures are typically short compared to regional or global averages. The country continues to invest in improving infrastructure and services, from rural clinics to urban emergency rooms. While no system is perfect, the quality, accessibility and outcomes of healthcare in Senegal are excellent according to international standards. This contributes to general health, wellbeing and comfort for citizens.

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