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Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2014

There is growing interest internationally in the use of vouchers to incentivise health workers in order to improve the quality or efficiency of their care. Working closely with the state ministries of health, PRRINN-MNCH designed and supported implementation of a rural access initiative which involved training commercial car drivers from... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the first in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lesson learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on addressing human resources for health services in Northern Nigeria. The key messages are: Northern Nigeria faces critical shortages of... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the second of three technical briefs on the theme of evidence for action, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on baseline to endline changes in maternal health outcomes. The key messages are: PRRINN-MNCH intervention in Northern Nigeria led to significant improvements in practically... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the third in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on bringing primary health care under one roof. The key messages are: The Nigerian heath service is characterised by poor budgeting,... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the third of three technical briefs on the theme of evidence for action, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on changes in key maternal, newborn and child health outcomes. The key messages are: PRRINN-MNCH intervention in Northern Nigeria led to significant improvements in... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the third of five technical briefs on the theme of community engagement, that draw on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on community emergency transport schemes for prevention of maternal mortality. The key messages are: Community-based emergency transport schemes (ETS) fill a crucial gap in the... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the first of five technical briefs on the theme of community engagement, that draw on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on community interventions to improve access to maternal, newborn and child health services. The key messages are: Improving access to MNCH services in rural... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

This is the fifth in a series of five technical briefs on the theme of governance and systems, that draws on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on influencing policy and fast-tracking implementation. The key messages are: Complexity theory and the drivers of change analysis can be... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2013

A summary of progress against high level indicators of goal and purpose for the PRRINN-MNCH programme is presented in this report. The PRRINN-MNCH logical framework (logframe) includes the two goal indicators (with targets) related to Millennium Development Goals 4 and 5: To reduce the under-five mortality rate by two thirds between... Read more