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Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2014

The programme adopted the Donor Committee for Enterprise Development standard for monitoring and evaluation of the commercial sector interventions. It was felt that this approach could provide a framework for monitoring and systemic changes in the commercial market due to SuNMaP support. SuNMaP is arguably the first DFID health funded... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2014

Support to National Malaria Control Programme (SuNMaP) has been working in Nigeria to strengthen the national effort to control malaria. One of these efforts was the harmonisation of malaria control – which means working with partners locally, nationally and internationally for the common purpose to reduce the burden of malaria... Read more
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2014

The Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) funded by UK aid from the UK Government, worked with civil society, the public sector and the commercial sector in Nigeria to tackle the challenge of malaria control in Nigeria with a specific focus on preparing the commercial and civil society for their... 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

The UK aid funded Mobilising Access to Maternal Health Services in Zambia (MAMaZ) programme identified that social exclusion and gender-based violence were important factors in helping to explain poor maternal and newborn health outcomes in rural Zambia. In response, the programme adopted a mainstreaming strategy to ensure that both factors... 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