Saturday, 06 June 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
The need for effective coordination of health interventions and oversight at the LGA level led to the formation and inauguration of LGA MNCH Steering Committee which is represented by both state and non-state actors representing the community voice. These committees were inaugurated and trained on their expected roles and responsibilities in all the 17 LGAs
Saturday, 04 April 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
With support from MNCH2, the Yobe State Accountability Mechanism on MNCH (YoSAMM) was inaugurated on the 21st of April 2014. The mechanism is made up of civil society organisations, the media, health professional bodies as well as key government officials in the state, who meet quarterly with the support of MNCH2 to monitor and review
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 / Published in Jigawa, Timeline
These efforts in Jigawa have ensured effective articulation and coordination of inputs from various data sources to produce relevant, timely, up-to-date and uniform health data.  Since March 2015, they have also promoted inter-departmental and inter-agency cooperation and collaboration in data-related matters under the leadership of the Director Policy, Planning and Resource Mobilization at the State
Monday, 02 February 2015 / Published in Jigawa, Timeline
MNCH2 re-activated the Jigawa Operational Research Advisory Committee (ORAC) and developed a database for capturing all submitted protocols and approved studies. The Research Advisory Committee process has sustained improvements in the institutional environment for operational research in Jigawa State, as well as creating a solid platform for increasing and improving evidence-based data to inform the
Monday, 02 February 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
MNCH2’s quest for a rapid approach to strengthening the health systems both at the LGA and state level brought about the need for a rapid assessment of the systemic and individual capacities for performance. The first ever Local Government Areas Organisational Capacity Assessment was conducted in February 2015 for the first phase of LGAs (7)
Thursday, 01 January 2015 / Published in Kaduna, Timeline
The MNCH2 program in Kaduna, inaugurated the state Logistics Management Coordinating Unit (LMCU) to address key issues such as state logistics coordination, data and information visibility, data demand and use, policy development, integration of programmes and harmonisation of strategies. The technical support and high-level advocacy facilitated by MNCH2 led to the expansion of the state
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 / Published in Jigawa, Timeline
MNCH2 supported the re-activation of Jigawa State-Led Accountability Mechanism (SLAM) – Jigawa MNCH Accountability Forum (JiMAF), a platform established to track the government budgeting and implementation process with a view to entrenching accountability in governance. JiMAF comprises of representatives from civil society organisations, media, development partners and the public-sector. The platform has made great efforts
Monday, 05 May 2014 / Published in Jigawa, Timeline
The Logistics Management Coordination Unit (LMCU), under the State Ministry of Health was established and inaugurated in May 2014. MNCH2 supported the re-invigoration of the unit in 2016 by supporting quarterly meetings of the logistics technical working group (TWG) / LMCU, and inauguration and training of 27 LGA LMCU committee members in October 2017. On