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Monday, 01 January 2018 / Published in Kano, Timeline
Kano State Ministry of Health in collaboration with MNCH2 and W4H domesticated the Task Shifting & Task Sharing Policy (TSSP). The policy seeks to address the human resource for health gaps and improve the quality of services provided by all cadres of health care workers in the State. The Kano Health Sector TSSP covers a
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Monday, 01 January 2018 / Published in Kano, Timeline
MNCH2 in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Scheme supported Kano State Ministry of Health (SMOH) to champion the establishment of the Kano State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency. The aim of the law is to ensure that residents of the 44 local government areas access healthcare services. The formal launching of access to care for
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 / Published in Kano, Timeline
In collaboration with Save the Children, MNCH2 supported the State Government to develop and launch the Health Sector HRH Strategic Development Plan (2017-2021). The plan will address availability and retention of an adequate pool of competent health staff to provide health care in areas where their services are most needed. It will also address shortages
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 / Published in Kano, Timeline
In collaboration with other stakeholders, MNCH2 advocated to the Governor of Kano State for the passage and assent of the Private Health Institutions Management Agency (PHIMA) law. PHIMA will serve as a State Government Agency to provide regulations, facilitate the establishment and ensure quality service provision by all private health institutions practicing in the State.
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Saturday, 11 November 2017 / Published in Kano, Timeline
The Federal Ministry of Health in collaboration with the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and MNCH2 organised a Health Financing Conference for stakeholders from MNCH2 supported States from 7th – 10th November 2016. The Stakeholders included the Legislatures, commissioners for Health, Planning, Budget, Finance and Executive of PHCMBs. Among the resolutions from the conference was
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Saturday, 11 November 2017 / Published in Kano, Timeline
MNCH2 worked in partnership with the Drugs and Medical Consumables Supply Agency (DMCSA) in Kano state to build human resource capacity and to operationalise zonal stores to reduce the travel time to and create reliable supply and timely access to vital medical commodities. MNCH2 facilitated the installation of an electronic inventory management software system (mSupply)
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Tuesday, 08 August 2017 / Published in Kano, Timeline
The State Ministry of Health with support from MNCH2 UNICEF, W4H, and BMGF domesticated the National Strategic Health Development Plan II (NSHDPII) through the development of the SSHDPII (2017-2021) in August 2017. The SSHDPII is a five year Kano State Health sector plan that includes all partner supported activities. The programme provided funding and technical
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Monday, 12 December 2016 / Published in Kano, Timeline
Prior to December 2016, the state had various vertical supply chain systems that resulted in wastage, duplication of efforts and overburdened the system with parallel structures. MNCH2 introduced the concept of Sustainable Drugs Supply System (SDSS) that harmonised and integrated all vertical supplies chains. The SDSS includes both free programmes (Free Maternal Newborn and Child
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Monday, 08 August 2016 / Published in Kano, Timeline
The Drug Revolving System is a concept that promotes access, ensures availability and affordability of drugs. . The drugs revolving system guarantees the sustainability of drugs supplies and services. Before MNCH2, the State had 617 DRF facilities. This has increased to 744 health facilities. MNCH2 revitalised the initiative by ensuring full institutionalisation of the system
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Monday, 06 June 2016 / Published in Kano, Timeline
MNCH2 helped to set up facility-based MPDSR committees to track and review maternal and perinatal deaths across the state. The MPDSR committees are a collaborative forum which monitor, learn the attributes, causality of maternal and perinatal deaths for future prevention of its occurrence in accordance to the national guidelines. MNCH2 supported the training of MPDSR