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Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2017

This Women for Health programme briefing provides an overview of the five year DFID-funded programme, the overall purpose, aim, outputs and most recent results. The programme contributes to improving maternal outcomes by addressing the shortage of female health workers, especially midwives, in five states in Northern Nigeria. The Women for... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

This factsheet presents eight messages for policy makers in the health sector based on the lessons learned and results from the MORE Mobilising Access to Maternal Health in Zambia (MORE MAMaZ) programme. A well-designed community engagement and empowerment approach can result in rapid and significant improvements in maternal and newborn... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

The Human Resource (HR) Planner is a strategic HR management and planning tool, unique software that is designed to help planners and ministry managers to analyse, plan and manage human resources in the public sector in developing countries. The HR Planner will analyse current systems in the Eastern Cape Department... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

This factsheet presents the key findings and recommendations. In order to understand how the Zambian health system can respond to increased demand for essential Maternal and Newborn Health (MNH) services. MORE MAMaZ undertook two rapid surveys of selected health facilities. The main objective of these surveys was to ascertain the... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

This factsheet presents the key findings and policy implications from the study. The aim of the MORE MAMaZ volunteerism study was to contribute to the evidence base on how to operate and maintain effective and sustainable health volunteer programmes in Zambia. The study consisted of a quantitative and qualitative approaches. MORE... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2016

Our Technical Assistance Centre is a rapid response ‘one-stop-shop’ that provides expert recruitment and assignment services to the international health and development sector. Our experts have experience in priority health areas such as reproductive, maternal, newborn and adolescent health, malaria and other communicable diseases, immunisation, and nutrition. HPI offers: A... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2015

The Women for Health (W4H) programme is a five year, UK aid funded programme operating in five states in Northern Nigeria (Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Yobe and Zamfara). W4H aims to increase the number of female health workers and support their deployment to rural health facilities. To effectively perform its funding... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2015

The Women for Health (W4H) Programme established a Foundation Year Programme (FYP) in its target states; Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Yobe and Zamfara. The ultimate objective of establishing the FYP in Northern Nigeria is to increase the enrolment of and potential for rural young women to enter and graduate from Health... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2015

Northern Nigeria has some of the highest rates of maternal, neonatal and child deaths in the world. Many of these deaths are preventable, but there are shortages of skilled health workers in the region, caused by factors including an inadequate number of institutional and practical training sites. Since 2012, the... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2014

Primary Health Care Under One Roof (PHCUOR) is a policy to reduce fragmentation in the delivery of Primary Health Care (PHC) services which involves the integration of all PHC services under one authority. Fragmentation has been identified as the most significant problem facing PHC services, and significantly affects utilisation rates... Read more