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Niger: Committed to MDG 3 by 2030 - P4H Network

Niger: Committed to MDG 3 by 2030

On the occasion of WHO’s 75th anniversary, President Mohamed Bazoum declared that Niger .

MDG 3 is to guarantee good health and well-being for populations, said the President of Niger, speaking in a speech to mark the 75th anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO), broadcast on the WHO Niger twitter account.

“My country, Niger, has achieved success in a number of health areas, including the eradication of smallpox, Guinea worm and poliomyelitis, the reduction of maternal and infant mortality, and the reduction of mortality and morbidity linked to communicable diseases such as measles and meningitis”, said the President of Niger. universal health coverage.

“To this end, Niger has undertaken several actions, including the implementation of a policy of free healthcare for vulnerable populations and the recent creation of a national medical assistance institute, which will enable the introduction of universal health insurance,” added President Bazoum.