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Document Type: Videos
Publication Date: 2015


This playlist of 8 videos includes an overview of the presentations and discussions on 10th September, 2015 at the HPI and WISE event. Click on the playlist to view the full presentations and discussion celebrating Health Partners International’s 20th anniversary and welcoming WISE Development as part of the HPI Group.... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Community Sponsorship and bonding of rural women on the Foundation Year Programme contributes to increasing the female health workforce and improving retention in rural facilities. With 1:29 doctors and 10.84 nurse/midwives per 100,000 populations, the ratio of doctors, nurses and midwives to the population in Jigawa State is significantly lower... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

The Women for Health programme developed a multidisciplinary response to develop successful health infrastructure improvements. Architects, building surveyors and building project managers worked alongside gender advisers to devise culturally appropriate infrastructure solutions. Four baseline studies were undertaken to inform the design of a suitable and appropriate infrastructure improvement plan: 1.... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Engaging regulatory bodies as part of all efforts is a critical success in achieving accreditation of Health Training Institutions. Unlike other tertiary Institutions such as polytechnics and Universities, the health training institutions are regulated by professional councils. These councils are charged with ensuring that the public has access to competent... 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: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Strengthening the capacity for effective communication is critical in improving relationship and accountability between students and health training institutions (HTI) management. Communication is important in any institution to promote mutual understanding. It improves awareness, management responsiveness, decision-making and relationship building. One of the findings of the Women for Health Gender... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Support for good governance in Health Training Institutions plays a crucial role in achieving W4H’s target objectives and increase overall impact and value for money of the programme. A survey conducted at the start of Women for Health (W4H) programme revealed weak management and poor governance of the Health Training Institutions... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

A coordinated set of teaching and learning strategies can have lasting impact on student performance. At the beginning of Women for Health programme, the findings from an initial assessment of the quality of teaching demonstrated that the programme’s focus Health Training Institutions lacked not only the resources but the essential... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Foundation Year Programme students have a higher chance of passing their exams if they receive learning support and extra coaching in the English Language. In response to the shortage of trained female health workers in the rural areas of northern Nigeria, Women for Health established a Foundation Year Programme (FYP). The... Read more