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Saturday, 03 March 2018 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
In Yobe, MCNH2 supported the development of the 1st ever Minimum Service Package document for PHC in the state. One of the key components of Primary Health care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) is the development of a costed minimum service package (MSP) for PHC Centre’s that will serve as a strategic focus for investments in
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Tuesday, 12 December 2017 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
MNCH2 supported the state to develop an official document (Essential Medicine List) that guides selection for procurement and prescription of medicine in state public health facilities. The document provides information on drug strength, dosage form and therapeutic indications to promote concept of providing clients with medication appropriate to their clinical needs in appropriate dosage forms
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Tuesday, 10 October 2017 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
MNCH2 supported the establishment of a central coordination mechanism for supply chain at the state and LGA level in the form of Logistics Management and Coordination Unit (LMCU). This unit is part of the National Supply Chain Integration programme and is a unit that shoulders the responsibility of coordinating a parallel supply chain system and
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Friday, 09 September 2016 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
October 2016, Bureau of Public Procurement and Fiscal Responsibility Board Our advocacy and high- power lobby led to the establishment of the Bureau of Public Procurement and Fiscal Responsibility Board in the state. In January 2015, after the first round of the LGA MNCH Organisational Capacity Assessment for the 7 LGAs of year-1 and the
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Saturday, 12 December 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
The first ever Human Resource for Health policy was developed for Yobe State with support from the Women 4 Health and MNCH2 programmes. This policy was disseminated to wider state stakeholders including the state deputy governor, Secretary to the State Government, Head of Service, heads of ministry departments and agencies and traditional rulers on the
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Wednesday, 11 November 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
Through MNCH2, LGA FHC Alliances were established across the state on the 8th of November 2015 to strengthen accountability in the delivery of reproductive, newborn and child health services (RMNCH) at the LGA level. The LGA FHC Alliances brings together Facility Health Committees (FHCs) in one LGA to jointly discuss progress as well as challenges
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Saturday, 08 August 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
Even though the Yobe State PHC Directors forum was in existence in the state, the MNCH2 program in December 2015 re-invigorated it to serve as a platform for sharing lessons and best practices among peer PHC Directors in the state. After the first forum, subsequent sessions have been held every quarter to discuss key issues
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Tuesday, 07 July 2015 / Published in Timeline, Yobe
With the help of MNCH2, the state MPDSR steering committee was inaugurated in July 2015 followed by the inauguration of 10 secondary facility level MPDSR committees in September 2015. This effort has improved tracking of maternal death and responses at both service delivery points and at the policy level. The primary goal of MPDSR is
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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
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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