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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
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2014

This factsheet provides an overview of the wide-ranging technical advisory support provided through the DFID-funded Maximising the Quality of Scaling Up Nutrition (MQSUN) project to countries involved in the Global Scaling Up Nutrition Movement (SUN). Health Partners International is a key member of MQSUN, which is led by PATH and... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This is the second in a series of eight factsheets 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 adopting a minimum service package approach. The key messages are: Government-led initiatives to implement health strategies had met... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This factsheet examines the way in which child mortality is clustered in northern Nigeria. The World Bank regularly publishes reports showing the disproportionately high child mortality suffered amongst the poorest. However, even within this sub-group, it is common to find clustering or child morbidity and mortality, leaving some families bearing... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This factsheet recommends that improving access to MNCH services in rural Northern Nigeria requires a strategy that addresses all household and community level barriers simultaneously. The ‘scalability’ of community interventions needs to be considered from the outset. Restructuring of the health sector so that primary health care is ‘under one... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This is the seventh in a series of eight factsheets 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 creating better managers through structured training and mentoring. The key messages are: A new training package... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This is the eighth in a series of eight factsheets 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 efficient transport management systems to improve health delivery. The key messages are: An efficient transport management system... Read more
Document Type: Factsheets
Publication Date: 2013

This is the fourth in a series of seven factsheets on the theme of community engagement, that draw on the results and lessons learned from the PRRINN-MNCH programme. This particular brief focuses on Emergency transport schemes for prevention of maternal mortality. The key messages are: Community-based emergency transport schemes (ETS) fill a... Read more