CBS in Senegal

Senegalese Red Cross Society

In Senegal, Nyss was implemented in early 2020. The previous fall was spent training volunteers in community-based health, first aid (CBHFA), and in epidemic control for volunteers (ECV), which are important aspects when responding to SMS reports coming into the CBS platform.

Nyss is currently running in three Senegalese districts; Kaolack, Sokone and Ziguinchor. Every district has 100 volunteer data collectors, and three supervisors that are following up on the volunteers, the alerts and the response mechanisms.

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