Safiya Shuaibu Isa
Friday, 14 December 2018 / Published in News
Universal health coverage (UHC) is a system that promotes access to quality healthcare to all citizens. It means that all people and communities can use the promotive, preventive, curative, rehabilitative and palliative health services they need, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that the use of these services does not expose the
Friday, 14 December 2018 / Published in News
With over 9.4 million inhabitants (National Population Census, 2006), Kano is the most populous state in Nigeria. The state has over 1,200 health facilities, a vibrant agricultural sector and serves as a centre for commerce for the northern part of the country. However, maternal, infant and child mortality rates alongside other health indices remain some
Safiya Shuaibu Isa
Wednesday, 26 September 2018 / Published in Events, News
‘Journalists are the storytellers that the public listen to and are charged with looking at a problem from many perspectives to develop that coherent narrative that speaks to their audience. These are qualities that most scientists and public health professionals don’t bring to their jobs, nor are they always expected to or even should. As
Sikiratu Kailani-Ahmadu
Monday, 06 August 2018 / Published in Kaduna News, News
The Kaduna State Government has officially committed to sustaining the gains of the Northern Nigeria Maternal Newborn and Child Health Programme (MNCH2) by signing a letter of agreement with the UK Government, to strengthen institutional partnership in support of primary health care (PHC) systems.
Umar Wada
Monday, 30 July 2018 / Published in Jigawa News, News
Sa’adatu knew something wasn’t right when her contractions started. By the time she and her husband arrived on a motorcycle to the nearest PHC, she wasn’t just vomiting but bleeding profusely. The PHC referred her to a larger facility 35 miles away. “I was confused,” says Sa’adatu’s husband Mallam Haruna, a Fulani farmer living in
Baba Yusuf
Wednesday, 20 June 2018 / Published in News, Yobe News
On the 1st of December 2014, Damaturu, the capital of Yobe State, came under attack by Boko Haram insurgents. Six kilometres away in Dikumari, a diverse farming community of 2,000 residents, the gunshots and chaos forced many people to flee the town. Barely six months later, Dikumari became a host community to some of the
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Saturday, 05 May 2018 / Published in Katsina, Timeline
With MNCH2 support the Task Shifting Policy and Standard Operating Procedures were domesticated in April 2017, finalised and validated in May 2018 with capacity building of stakeholders and update and finalisation of the Task Shifting and Task Sharing Policy Standard Operating Procedures.
Safiya Shuaibu Isa
Monday, 23 April 2018 / Published in Jigawa News, News
On the 16th of April 2018, MNCH2 participated in the flag-off ceremony to commence the distribution of drugs and commodities donated by the programme to Jigawa state. The Project Director and National Team Leader Dr. Jabulani Nyenwa handed over the items in a symbolic ceremony to the Deputy Governor Barr. Ibrahim Hassan Hadejia. In his
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Wednesday, 04 April 2018 / Published in Katsina, Timeline
MNCH2 was instrumental in the development (September 2017) and validation (April 2018) of the State Strategic Health Development Plan. The activity started with an orientation of the Sector Planning Team and TWG members to prepare them for the development process, followed by a 6-day retreat in Kaduna to develop the draft SSHDP II with an
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Tuesday, 27 March 2018 / Published in Timeline, Zamfara
Health care provision in Nigeria is the responsibility of the government at all levels as enshrined in the 1999 constitution (as amended). While the FHCs are themselves accountability structure at the community level as the state led Accountability Mechanisms (SLAMs) are, at the state level, the FHC Alliance on the other hand serves as the
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