Increasing value for money through advocacy. W4H

Authors: David Olayemi
Document Type: Policy and technical briefs
Publication Date: 2015

Advocacy plays a crucial role in not only achieving target objectives but also increasing value for money and overall impact for Women for Health.

A 2013 Root Cause Analysis on the low supply of Health Workers in five Northern Nigerian states showed that transformational investments in Human Resources for Health were required urgently. The analysis reported that in order to meet the WHO minimum ratio for nurses and midwives by 2030, the five states must greatly increase their nurse and midwife enrolment by huge factors.

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Tags: Community health workers, Empowerment, health workers, Access to education, advocacy, health infrastructure, value for money, root cause analysis, Rural education, midwifery education,