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Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

This brief summarises MAPS’ support for institutional strengthening in nine Nigerian states, through adapting and implementing the national policy and strategy for integrated supportive supervision (ISS). This technical brief explores how the concept of ISS relates directly to areas identified under the national health policies and strategies. It also discusses... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

As part of the health reforms in Zamfara State, integrated supportive supervision (ISS) for primary health facilities formed a key element of the state’s strategic health plan improving the performance of service providers both at facility and management levels. The state also established a basket fund to secure funding on... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

This technical brief draws on experience of stakeholders and advisors in malaria programming in nine Nigerian states. The experience was gained between 2010 and 2015 in Akwa Ibom, Benue, Cross River, Ebonyi, Kebbi, Kogi, Nasarawa, Oyo and Zamfara state. The processes and tools are relevant to malaria programming in other... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2016

This technical brief discusses the contribution of the Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS) in strengthening institutional capacity to fight malaria in Nigeria across nine states. It describes the basic rationale, processes and tools employed in supporting states to undertake holistic approaches to strengthening complex health systems, integration of malaria programming into... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2011

This programme brief provides an overview of the work of the Malaria Action Program for States (MAPS) which is working in six states of Nigeria to increase the quality, coverage and uptake of malaria control services. Nigeria carries one quarter of Africa’s malaria burden. The disease is a major cause... Read more